The end of summer saw some successful fundraisers on behalf of the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Department. First, in late August, Aqua Bar and Grill hosted a fundraiser for the RB Volunteer Fire Department. Pictured: Members of the RB Volunteer Fire Department with Aqua Bar & Grill waitstaff, manager Angelo Tabbita, and co-owner Kevin McDuffie.
Then, on September 16, Joe Filipek and Larry Richardson hosted a benefit for the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company that raised $55,000. The funds will go toward a new ladder truck for the department. For $500, each attendee enjoyed a wine tasting and live stringed music. Pictured: Hosts Joe Filipek and Larry Richardson, along with Delaware Representative Steve Smyk, Rehoboth Beach Fire Company Chief Chuck Snyder, Delaware Speaker of the House Pete Schwartzkopf, and Delaware State Senator Ernie Lopez. ▼
17th Annual Beach Ball
The 17th annual Beach Ball benefitted the Rehoboth Beach Museum on September 10 at Kings Creek Country Club. The night featured a silent auction, raffle ticket sales, music by Junior Wilson, and a live auction with Butch Emmert. Approximately $50,000 was raised. ▼
Mysteries of History
⊲ Walking tours on October 22 and 29 explore the darker and more unusual history of Lewes. Led by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ Zwaanendael Museum, tours leave from the museum at 2:00 p.m. Admission is free, but registration is required. For questions or to register, call 302-645-1148 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than October 21 (for October 22 tour), or October 28 (for October 29 tour).
Delaware Coastal Prime Timers Meeting
A local chapter of Prime Timers—a social group for single and coupled gay men—will hold its monthly happy hour on October 25, 4:00-7:00 p.m., at Shrimpy’s Bar and Grill in the Midway Shopping Center on Coastal Highway in Rehoboth Beach.
For those who want to have dinner, it’s Pasta Night, featuring a choice of chicken, beef, or seafood pasta dishes for only $18.
Prime Timers is a fun and welcoming member-driven international social organization for single and coupled gay and bisexual men, age 21 and older, with 75 chapters and over 10,000 members.
To find out about upcoming events, send your name and email address to email@example.com. ▼
Bras for Support
The 11th annual Bras for Support fundraiser took place on September 21. Presented by the Women’s Council of Realtors Sussex County, Bras for Support was themed “Super Heroes Save the Tatas” this year. Proceeds benefit the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) and the Beebe Healthcare Medical Foundation for the Beebe Center for Breast Health, and fund educational opportunities for the Women’s Council of Realtors, Sussex County. Bra sponsors included DBCC, Sea Bova Associates, Compass RE, Lingo Realty, and North Beach (which hosted the event), among others. Keeping with the year’s theme, models sported bras spoofing Captain Marvel, She Hulk, Silver Surfer, Wonder Woman, Thor, and many more. ▼
A Pink Affair
Cancer Support Community Delaware announces that ticket and table sales are OPEN for the Pink Affair to be held on Friday, October 21 at the Lewes Yacht Club. The annual luncheon and boutique shopping event will begin at 11:00 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m. Tickets for the Luncheon and Boutique Shopping are $60.00; $360.00 for a table of six. Raffles, Silent Auction and 50/50 chances are also available at the Pink Affair. Details available at cancersupportdelaware.org.
Proceeds from the Pink Affair help directly fund critical programming, all at no cost, for those impacted by cancer in Sussex County. ▼