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CHEER Celebrates Older Americans Month in May

Friday, April 26, 2019
Every May, CHEER observes Older Americans Month by hosting special celebrations in each activity center and a public luncheon at the Warren L. and Charles C. Allen, Jr. CHEER Community Center in Georgetown. The 2019 theme is “Connect, Create, Contribute” which encourages older adults and their...

Joe Conaway Joins CHEER Board

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Joe Conaway of Georgetown has joined the Board of Directors of CHEER, Inc., a county-wide non-profit agency that serves the needs of senior citizens in Sussex County. Conaway previously was a member of the CHEER Foundation Committee before joining the Board of Directors in March. Conaway is a...

CHEER, Inc. will hold its 10th Annual March for Meals Campaign on Thursday, March 21, 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
CHEER, Inc. will hold its 10th Annual March for Meals Campaign on Thursday, March 21, 2019. CHEER, Inc. will once again participate in the March for Meals Campaign on Thursday, March 21, 2019. March for Meal Campaign began about ten years ago when Meals on Wheels of America launched a national...

CHEER Job Fair for Senior Care Helpers

Friday, January 25, 2019
CHEER will host a Job Fair for Senior Care Helpers on Monday, February 4, from 3 to 6 p.m., at the Long Neck CHEER Center, 26089 Shops at Long Neck, Unit #7 Millsboro, DE. 19966. The Job Fair is for employment with CHEER only, assisting Customers within their home, including providing service in...


Friday, January 18, 2019
The Social Secutity Office have become aware of reports of fraudulent telephone calls from individuals claiming to represent the Social Security Administration (SSA). In them, unknown callers are using threatening language to warn unknowing victims that they will be arrested or face other legal...

CHEER Benefits from Crock Off Cooking Challenge

Thursday, January 17, 2019
CHEER, Inc.’s Meals on Wheels program will be the recipient of the ticket proceeds from the Third Annual Crock Off sponsored by Salted Vines Vineyard and Winery in Frankford. The event will be held on Sunday, Jan. 20 from 2-4 p.m. at the Winery located at 32512 Blackwater Road, Frankford. The...

A Christmas Wish of CHEER

Monday, December 3, 2018
T’was the night before Christmas And all through the house, Not a creature was stirring Not even a mouse. The cupboards were bare As many senior citizens settle down with despair, They are left with the hope That some food would be there. When at the front door There arose such a clatter, Our...

Operation Christmas CHEER 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018
Local Volunteers and Businesses Provide Christmas CHEER to Seniors The Nutrition Program of CHEER, Inc. will once again be conducting its Annual Operation Christmas CHEER 2018 on Christmas Day. Years ago, the CHEER Nutrition Program found that many seniors were alone on Christmas Day and did not...

Marilyn’s Catering Now Serves CHEER Community Center

CHEER, Inc. is happy to announce its partnership with Marilyn’s Catering, LLC at the Warren L. and Charles C. Allen, Jr. CHEER Community Center in Georgetown. Marilyn’s will be the exclusive caterer for all events at the community center, and beginning October 1, she will operate lunch time food...

CHEER Honors Veterans on November 9

Friday, November 9, 2018
CHEER will host its annual Veterans Day Celebration on Friday, November 9, at the CHEER Community Center on Sand Hill Road, east of Georgetown. The evening will begin with a dinner at 5 p.m., followed by the honor ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by disc jockey Sky Brady for...