Community Briefs 11/12/20

November 12, 2020
Live events continue at Milton Theatre Nov. 13-15

The Milton Theatre continues to offer safe and socially-distanced events.

Voice of Hope, the youth musical theatre ensemble’s showcase, will continue at 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 13.

The Launch, a tribute to the music of Boston, Styx and Queen, will take the stage at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 14.

Psychic medium Mandie Stevenson appear at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 15. She will discuss what being a psychic medium is about and give medium and past life readings for various audience members chosen at random. Not everyone in the audience will get a personal reading. There will be a question and answer time at the end of the event.

For more information or to purchase tickets, go to or call 302-684-3038. All events are still limited to 30-percent capacity for social distancing.

Floral workshop at Baywood Greens Nov. 15

The Clubhouse at Baywood Greens will present an autumn floral workshop using socially distanced workstations, from 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 15. Baywood’s in-house floral designer will guide attendees through the basics of creating beautifully crafted arrangements using seasonal blooms and techniques that can be used again and again. There also will be tips for setting a holiday tablescape. The cost is $45. For more information or to register,

UUSD to meet Nov. 15

The Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware will hold an online service at 10 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 15. Finding Balance in an Uncertain World will be the topic. All are welcome to view this Sunday service on UUSD's Facebook Page. For more information, go to

Drive-thru food pantry at Crossroad Community Church Nov. 16

The Food Bank of Delaware will host more drive-thru mobile pantries for families struggling to afford food. The first will begin at 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 16, at Crossroad Community Church. The Food Bank requests that participants make sure their trunks or back seats are cleared out so volunteers can load food with minimal interaction. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, public restrooms will not be available. To help speed up the check-in process, pre-registration is requested. On-site registration will also be available. Service will be first-come, first-served. Assistance is limited to one per household. The Food Bank of Delaware is prepared to serve up to 1,000 households at each pantry. Recipients must bring proof of ID and Delaware residency and be present to receive assistance. To register in advance, go to To sign up to volunteer, go to

Resilience is AAUW meeting focus Nov. 19

The Coastal Georgetown AAUW chapter will meet at 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 19, via Zoom.

The program is Tapping Into Your Resilience During A Pandemic, presented by Dr. Barbara Barski-Carrow. A communications educator and expert in dealing with anxiety and trauma, Barski-Carrow’s research and professional articles, and her book "When Trauma Survivors Return to Work: Understanding Emotional Recovery" have earned her international acclaim. For more information, contact Linda Thetford at

Law firm welcomes attorney Laura Willis

The Law Office of Hudson, Jones, Jaywork and Fisher announces the addition of a new professional, attorney Laura D. Willis, of counsel. Originally from Richmond, Va., Willis graduated with a bachelor of arts degree from Duke University in 2003 and received her law degree from William and Mary School of Law in 2006.  

She was admitted to the Virginia Bar in October 2006, and practiced construction and government contract law in McLean, Va. After moving to Delaware, Willis served as a law clerk to now Justice James T. Vaughn Jr. in the Superior Court of Kent County, practiced insurance litigation in Wilmington, and practiced as an associate at a full-service law firm in Dover. Prior to joining Hudson, Jones, Jaywork and Fisher, Willis owned her own practice, Willis Law LLC, serving estate-planning and business clients throughout Delaware.

Her primary practice areas include estate planning, estate administration and business transactions.

Lewes student named to DeSales dean’s list

Erin Coverdale, a resident of Lewes, made the 2020 summer dean's list at DeSales University. To qualify, a student must have a minimum 3.50 GPA on no fewer than 12 credit hours.

Millsboro student makes University of Dallas dean’s list

Nathanael Riddle of Millsboro was one of nearly 600 University of Dallas undergraduate students named to the spring 2020 dean's list for earning a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher. Riddle is majoring in theology.

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