Community Briefs 2/15/21

February 15, 2021
Antique tractor club to meet Feb. 16

The regular meeting of the First State Antique Tractor Club will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the Greenwood VFW, at the corner of Governors Avenue and Mill Street, Greenwood. The club is now planning its annual show at the Laurel Farmers Auction Market, the last weekend of June. Upcoming club business will be addressed. Scholarship applications are due mid-April and are available on the website: CDC guidelines will be practiced at this meeting. All who are planning to attend are asked to bring their face masks with them and keep the safe distance of six feet apart. Light refreshments will be served. The club is always accepting new members.  For more information, contact Maralene Givens at 302-228-2674 or

Beebe breakfasts for nursing job candidates continue Feb. 17

Beebe Healthcare Human Resources will host Breakfast at Beebe for nurses interested in a Beebe career. This will be a virtual meeting with a recruiter for those who have registered to attend. Candidates will be invited to join the breakfast between 9 and 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 17, or Friday, Feb. 19.

Nurses are being recruited for the following areas: ICU, IMC, cardiac telemetry, stepdown, float, emergency department and cardiac cath. To register in advance, email Christy Duda at and indicate available dates.

To be considered for a position, nurses should have two years of acute care nursing experience, their BLS, a Delaware RN license or a Compact State RN license.

Kent County Vietnam vets to meet Feb. 18

Kent County Chapter 850, Vietnam Veterans of America, will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 18, at FOP Lodge 3, 1584 Kitts Hummock Road, Dover. Members are looking forward to coming together again in person, said Joe Startt Jr., chapter president.

VVA Chapter 850 is active in the community and includes more than 230 members and 35 associate members. The chapter engages in community outreach including scholarships for local students and fundraisers for community organizations. Chapter 850 is best known for building the Kent County Veterans Memorial Park on S. Little Creek Road, Dover, honoring Kent Countians lost in Vietnam, Korea and the Middle East. 

All Vietnam and era veterans are welcome to chapter meetings regardless of membership. For more information, contact Paul Davis at 302-697-8384 or email

Coastal Georgetown AAUW to meet Feb. 18

Elder law and estate planning will be the topic of the Coastal Georgetown AAUW meeting at 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 18, via Zoom. Attorney and guest speaker Amber B. Woodland is a managing partner at Procino-Wells & Woodland, a firm that works exclusively in the area of estate planning and elder law. Proud of her local roots, Woodland currently resides in Laurel with her husband Justin and daughter Layla. For more information, go to

Genealogical society to meet Feb. 20

The Sussex County Genealogical Society will meet at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 20, via Zoom. The topic will be Determine Parents Using DNA. The presenter will be Jennifer Utley, director of research for Ancestry. She is the longest-tenured employee of the company, having worked for Ancestry since 1997. Among her current responsibilities is research for the television shows, “Who Do You Think You Are?” and “Long Lost Family.” Guests are welcome to join the meeting. To receive an invitation and link, email For more information, go to

New Covenant holds worship and classes

New Covenant Presbyterian Church of Lewes holds adult and children’s Sunday school at 9 a.m. and worship service at 10:30 a.m. The church observes all safety and health precautions and maintains a zone with enhanced COVID-19 protection protocol for those with health concerns. All are welcome to join in communicating the Gospel by word, by deed and with passion. New Covenant Presbyterian Church is at 16796 Kings Highway, Lewes. Services also are streamed on the church’s Facebook page. For more information, call 302-644-6800 or go to 

Trinity Foundation race raises $10K

The Trinity Foundation held its 10th Annual Heart and Sole 5K Sept. 4, and raised over $10,000. Proceeds benefit the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital cardiology unit. Even in the midst of COVID-19, the event was able to be held live and in person with sanitation and social distancing measures keeping 79 runners/walkers safe. Thanks go to Trinity Logistics, Burris Logistics, Dianne’s Travel, Banyan Technologies, Internet Truckstop, Quantum Edge, Sussex County Council, X-Squad, Legacy Vesting LLC and Nanticoke Hospital.

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