Community Briefs 08/01/20

August 1, 2020
Auxiliary chicken salad preorders due Aug. 5

The Bridgeville Fire Company Auxiliary will be selling its famous homemade chicken salad by preorder only at $15 per quart and homemade coleslaw at $5 per pint, for pickup via drive-thru between 4 and 6 p.m., Friday, Aug. 7, at the firehouse. Preorders must be placed by Wednesday, Aug. 5. Cash and check are acceptable payment methods. For more information and to reserve a purchase, call 302-542-1377 or 302-337-7429. The next sale date will be Friday, Aug. 21.

Mill Summit business networking event online

The Mill Summit will take place virtually Monday to Wednesday, Aug. 3 to 5, with more than 50 local, regional and national experts providing over 30 hours of business and entrepreneurial content for attendees to watch in real time or on demand after the summit. The 1,000 attendees can connect with mentors and business coaches one-on-one and with other attendees through coaches corner and virtual happy hour meetings. The featured keynote speakers are: John Henry, an entrepreneur, investor, co-founder and partner of Harlem Capital; Kimmi Wernli, owner and president of Crazy Richard’s Peanut Butter; and Logan Herring, CEO of REACH Riverside. From young professionals to seasoned veterans, everyone is welcome to take part in this virtual summit. The full summit pass is $69. For more information or to register, go to

Milton Lions announce scholarship winners

The Milton Lions Club announced its Cape Henlopen scholarship winners for 2020 were Sky Dunmyer, Jack Lee, Sydney Zych and Kelsey Huling. Each received a check for $500. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Lions Club has not held group meetings, so no pictures are available. Lions members congratulate the winners and wish them the best as they go forward with their education.

Auxiliary seeks donated emergency items

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 28 will observe National Make a Difference Day by assembling emergency preparedness bags to distribute to the community. The auxiliary is seeking donations of the following items: flashlights (with batteries or solar), adhesive bandages, antibacterial cream, small wipe packs, hand sanitizers and first-aid kits. Most items can be found at dollar stores. Donations be dropped off anytime prior to Tuesday, Oct. 13, at the auxiliary office, American Legion Post 28, 31768 Legion Road, Millsboro. For more information contact Cindy at 302-945-9191 or

Bethel UMC to hold in-person service Aug. 2

Bethel United Methodist Church in Lewes will host an in-person service from 9 to 10 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 2, in its Fellowship Hall. With the focus on bringing the congregation together as safely as possible, all who wish to attend must RSVP to Sandy at 302-645-9426 or Due to social distancing, the hall can only seat 130 people.

The church’s 11 a.m. livestream service will continue each Sunday, and church officials hope to be able to offer a service in the sanctuary in the near future. Go to

Unitarian Universalists online service set Aug. 2

The Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware will hold an online service at 10 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 2, on its Facebook page. Julie Keefer, UUSD director of music ministries, will discuss the blessings of embracing the unexpected twists and turns in life. For more information, go to

Mariners Bethel UMC offers lunch ministry

Mariners Bethel United Methodist Church is working with the Lord Baltimore Lions Club to offer an outreach ministry called Feed My Sheep, which offers a fresh-cooked lunch every Tuesday and Thursday for anyone in need in the Ocean View area. Lunch is available as either pickup or home delivery; for details and to order, call 302-539-9510.


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