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Annual CHEER Pet Parade is Oct. 27

Saturday, October 27, 2018
The annual CHEER “Paw Prints Making a Difference” Pet Parade will be held Saturday, October 27 at the CHEER Community Center, 20520 Sand Hill Road, east of Georgetown. Pets now have a reason to get “dressed up” and parade in front of their four-legged friends. Activities take place from 1-3 p.m. (...


Thursday, November 8, 2018
RETURN DAY 2018 Georgetown, Delaware CHEER will have normal service hours on Return Day, Thursday, November 8, EXCEPT for the Greater Georgetown area. Services for Greater Georgetown will be as follows: · Georgetown Senior Center – open for lunch and services · Meals on Wheels for Town limits of...

Memory Café Comes to Lewes

Friday, August 31, 2018
CHEER’s Memory Café has been extended to Harbour Lights Activity Center, located at 34211 Woods Edge Drive (off Kings Highway) in Lewes. Beginning September 14, the informal social gathering will take place every Friday from 9:30 til 11:30 a.m. Designed for memory and cognitively impaired...

CHEER, Inc. Reaches GuideStar Platinum

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
CHEER has earned the 2018 Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metrics that highlight progress CHEER is making toward its mission, the organization is helping...

CHEER Holds Spring Craft Show

Saturday, March 3, 2018
CHEER, Inc. will be hosting its annual Spring Craft and Hobby Show on Saturday, March 3 at the Warren L. and Charles C. Allen, Jr. CHEER Community Center on Sand Hill Road, off Rt. 9, east of Georgetown. The show will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., and is open free to the public. Merchandise...

Thank You to our Christmas CHEER Volunteers and Supporters

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
For almost 50 years, CHEER has been making an impact on the quality of life for senior citizens in Sussex County. As a non-profit organization, this would not be possible without the generous support of our extended list of volunteers. Twenty-five years ago, CHEER began to brighten Christmas Day...


Thursday, November 30, 2017
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CHEER, McDonald’s team up for Operation Christmas Cheer

Monday, November 27, 2017
(SUSSEX COUNTY, Del.) - Sadly, many homebound seniors in Sussex County spend Christmas alone each year; but now two local groups are hoping to change that. For the very first time, McDonald's is teaming up with CHEER - a local nonprofit that serves more than half of Sussex County's seniors - in...

CHEER welcomed Dr. Kara Odom Walker,

Friday, June 2, 2017
CHEER welcomed Dr. Kara Odom Walker, newly appointed State Cabinet Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Services, who spoke to seniors at CHEER’s Older Americans Day Celebration on May 23 at the CHEER Community Center. Dr. Walker has a medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and a...

Greenwood CHEER Alzheimer's Support Group to begin June 1, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
May 16, 2017 Greenwood CHEER Senior Center, located at 41 Schulze Road in Greenwood, will begin offering an Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group at 1 p.m., Thursday, June 1, and continuing the first Thursday of each month. Greenwood CHEER Center Director Fran Smith, right, is shown...