In the Name of Love! Sundance 2018 Host, Supporter, and Sponsor Packages are Now Available! Sign Up Today!
From the 21 original Hosts at the first Sundance in 1988 to over 500 Hosts, Supporters, and Sponsors in 2017, Sundance is a shining example of a community coming together to support a good cause. Hosts and Sponsors not only underwrite the costs of this amazing weekend, but they add substantially to the net amount raised each year. Early sign up also frees up resources. Sign up is easy. Look for a solicitation in the mailbox, the in-box, or on page 26 of this issue. Or keep it simple and go to the CAMP Rehoboth website and sign up today. Sundance 2018—Rainbow XXXI: In the Name of Love will be in memory of Steve Elkins, and will be held Labor Day weekend (September 1-2) at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center. ▼
There’s No Place Like...Candyland? Pool Party 2018
The coolest place to get out of the heat this July 4th weekend will be the 6 Futcher Pool Party on July 6 from noon to 6 p.m. (raindate July 7). Pool party hosts always make a big splash and produce a fun event, so dig out your sexiest swim suits, bop to the tunes of DJ Mike Reimer, and dive into some sweet summer fun at Candyland. The Pool Party raises funds for CAMP Rehoboth. The $15 suggested donation can be made in advance on the CAMP Rehoboth website or at the event. ▼
June is Bustin’ Out! Bras for a Cause!
June 6 is the Annual Bras for a Cause, presented by the Women’s Council of Realtors, at Ivy in Dewey Beach. Tickets $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Tickets: wcrbrasforacause.com. ▼
June 27 is National HIV Testing Day
Each year on June 27 National HIV Testing Day is organized by the CDC to raise awareness about the importance of HIV testing and early diagnosis of HIV. In 2015, young people aged 13-24 accounted for 22% of all new HIV diagnoses in the U.S. At CAMP Rehoboth, and through its outreach programs, HIV testing happens every day. Don’t put it off! This HIV Testing Day, stop by CAMP Rehoboth anytime between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. and take an HIV test. Walk-ins are welcome, and it only takes 10-15 minutes. #DoingIt. ▼
Restaurant Week on the DE Coast
Sample the best cuisine of Coastal Delaware during Restaurant Week June 3 - 8. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Meals on Wheels. Prix Fixe menus available at $25, $35, and $45. See restaurant menu for details and availability. For participating restaurants, go to restaurantweekde.com. ▼
Annual VegFest Returns on June 9
The Rehoboth Beach VegFest includes a free fun-filled festival—an inspiring day to explore healthy, sustainable, compassionate living. VegFest features dynamic speakers, tastings, dozens of exhibitors, cooking demos, a yoga village, nutrition tent, kids’ activities, adoptable animals, music, and more. The Vegfest 2018 festival takes place on June 9, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Epworth United Methodist Church, Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth Beach. Vegfest is not just for vegetarians and vegans, all are welcome, including those just veg-curious! For more information about other Vegfest activities and events, visit their website at vegrehoboth.org. ▼
People’s Place Presents Awards
On May 16, at its Annual Breakfast and Awards Ceremony, People’s Place awarded its Group Supporter of the Year to CAMP Rehoboth for the work done by CAMP Rehoboth Outreach Program (CROP) volunteers. Ruth Kloetzly and CROP leader Leslie Sinclair received individual Volunteer of the Year awards. People’s Place is a Delaware agency that helps people find their path to growth and independence. Shown left to right: Leon Kelly (People’s Place); Leslie Sinclair and Murray Archibald (CAMP Rehoboth). Photo by Kim Rigby. ▼
Nicola Pizza Fundraiser Supports CAMP Rehoboth
On May 18, Nick Caggiano and Kelly Munyan presented a check to CAMP Rehoboth’s Murray Archibald and Monica Parr to support the work of the CAMP Rehoboth Community Center. The funds were raised at the May 11 event honoring the one year anniversary of the passing of Nicola Pizza matriarch Joan Caggiano. The event raised $7,250 each for the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company and the CAMP Rehoboth Community Center—two of Joan’s favorite charities. ▼