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October Calendar 2016

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Health Screenings

Beebe Healthcare will be offering free health screenings during the annual Frankford Health Fair. The community is invited to this family-friendly event, which will include flu shots by the Delaware Division of Public Health, fire trucks, helicopters (weather permitting) and more. Light refreshments will be available.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Frankford Fire Company, 7 Main St., Frankford. For more information, call Beebe Healthcare’s Population Health department at (302) 645-3337.

Gourmet Gala

Delaware Technical Community College will hold its 13th annual Gourmet Gala fund-raiser from 6 to 10:30 p.m. in the Del-One Conference Center on the Terry Campus in Dover.

The black tie-optional affair features specialty food items and beverages from Delaware’s finest restaurateurs, brewers, vintners and distillers. In addition, To The Max, an energetic club and dance band, will provide live entertainment. There will also be a silent auction and a raffle for a four-digit black and white license plate.

Funds generated by the Gourmet Gala support student success on the Terry Campus by enhancing the college’s ability to offer educational opportunities and activities for its diverse student body, along with scholarships and the ability to purchase state-of-the-art equipment to maintain classrooms and learning labs.

Tickets are $125 each and can be purchased online at go.dtcc.edu/gourmetgala or by calling (302) 857-1125.


The Delaware Law for Creators

Join the Delaware Law School’s Patent Pro Bono Program and the Delaware Press Association on Saturday, from 9 a.m. to noon for a free workshop on trademark, patent and copyright law. The event will be held at the Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom, Delaware Law School, 4601 Concord Pike, Wilmington. For more information or to register, call (302) 477-2100.


53rd Annual Delaware  Antiques Show

Winterthur will present the 53rd Annual Delaware Antiques Show on Nov. 11 -12 at Chase Center on the Riverfront. Sixty of the country’s most distinguished dealers will present the finest offerings of American antiques and decorative arts, including furniture, paintings, rugs, ceramics, silver, jewelry and more. Tickets are $13 for members and $15 for nonmembers. For more information on the show, e-mail das@winterthur.org or call (302) 448-3883.


Women in STEM conference

Delaware Bio and DESCA will present this year’s Inspiring Women in STEM Conference on from 8:30 a.m.  to 6 p.m. at the DuPont Country Club in Wilmington.

The event is an action-packed day of professional development sessions that will engage and inspire. The program will feature forward-thinking presentations, informative panel discussions, audience participation exercises, and fun networking activities.

From practical advice on effective ways to navigate your career to the opportunity to learn from the experiences of successful women who have traveled remarkable journeys, you will come away with valuable and actionable ideas and guidance.

Early, discounted rates expire Oct. 14. Cost is $350 for industry and $250 for academic/government/nonprofit/start-up. For more information call Britta Marsden at (302) 294-2208.


Holiday Auction & Tastes of Milford

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford invites you to celebrate the 10th Annual Holiday Auction & Tastes of Milford at the Rookery North in Milford, from 6 to 9 p.m.  Auctioneer Dave Wilson will be returning for the 10th year, and the committee is planning a few 10th anniversary surprises.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Greater Milford Boys & Girls Club. The youth organization started over 85 years ago and now serves more than 30,000 boys and girls in 40 locations across Delaware.

Event tickets are on sale now, $20 in advance, and if there are any left, the cost is $25 the night of the event.

The Chamber is accepting donation items starting at minimum value of $25 and looking for businesses to join Bayhealth Medical Center, BK Rentals and I.G. Burton as corporate sponsors.  Several other sponsorships are also available ranging from Friend of the Chamber at $50 to the $1,000 corporate level and many of the sponsorships include tickets to the event.

This event is open to the public.

For more information about the 10th Annual Holiday Auction & Tastes of Milford, or the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford, call 422.3344, e-mail milford@milfordchamber.com.

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