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Concord High School 50th Anniversary at DuPont Country Club Events

Concord High School is 50 years old this year.  We are looking for classmates from the first 3 original classes 70, 71, & 72.  The nomadic students without a school, who wandered through 4 buildings in 4 years before the first class finally graduated in 1970.  That included split sessions with Brandywine High School.

A 50th Anniversary Celebration is planned:  Saturday November 7th  6:00 PM at the DuPont Country Club. We are trying to contact as many former classmates as possible. Please spread the word and contact Rob Young (70) robyoung99@aol.com  Cathy Basden (71) cathy3582@gmail.com or Michele Russo (72) mbiliski@comcast.net    Also go to www.Classreport.org to find more information.

Conversations with Women Making a Difference Series

CONVERSATIONS WITH WOMEN MAKING A DIFFERENCE

WHEN: October 1, 2020 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
COST: Tickets are $35 (before September 25), then $40. (Tickets for sale at door)

Join us on Thursday, April 23 for “Conversations with Women Making a Difference” presented by Blue Blaze Associates.

Carol Arnott-Robbins, founder of NEWS4Women, will facilitate a panel discussion followed by a Q&A session. Topics will include career highlights, life stories, and hard-earned wisdom from three influential women. The three April panelists are:

Melody Phillips is Director of Operations for The Warehouse, a new teen center in northeast Wilmington that will open in April 2020. The Warehouse is part of a multi-million dollar community revitalization project, planned by REACH Riverside, offering comprehensive after-school opportunities for up to 700 teens. Melody serves as Chair of the Workforce Development Committee for REACH Riverside and is also Co-Founder and Board Chairwoman of I Am My Sister’s Keeper.

Latifa Ihsan Ali is a Muslim American fashion designer and entrepreneur who is passionate about helping women get active and keep modest. Her company, LiaWear Action, empowers Muslim women to pursue the activities they love. Latifa’s line of modest sportswear and hijab solutions encourage women to get out and run, jog, kick, bike, hike, swim, splash, dive, and dance their way to fitness.

Colleen Perry Keith is the new president of Goldey-Beacom College and the first woman to hold that position in the school’s 133-year history. Before coming to Delaware, Colleen served as president at Pfeiffer University in North Carolina and also at Spartanburg Methodist College in South Carolina. Her proven leadership and strong financial management were transformative at those institutions.

Bring your friends (including men!) to this fun and inspirational evening!

The event series is presented by Blue Blaze Associates and sponsored by NEWS4Women; all event proceeds are donated to local nonprofits. The 2020 partners and beneficiaries are the Delaware Art Museum and Fund for Women Delaware.

Howard M. Smith Diamond State Masters Rowing Regatta Sports

Nationally popular Masters Rowing Regatta at Noxontown Pond, Middletown Delaware, Saturday and Sunday, July 25th and 26th, 2020. Two days of competitive rowing by crews from all over the East Coast. Fifty races each day, from 8;30am to 3:30 pm. Refreshments available. Free parking.
 

The Dickinson Theatre Organ Society Performance Music

The Dickinson Theatre Organ Society closes it's 50 Season with Maestro Peter Richard Conte of Philadelphia, PA for his first concert on the "Mighty Kimball" organ and the 4th Largest Organ in the World.  Maestro Conte is the "House Organist" at the Wanamaker's/Macy's Organ in Philadelphia and the lead organist at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA.

Wilmington Drama League Presents: “Matilda” Theater

An all-ages family enjoyment with this hit show!

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