Cape Gazette

AMVETS Post 2 hold 9th annual crab race benefit

Aug 03, 2014
Photo by: Deny Howeth Leah Shiflett, 2, sits atop the shoulders of her dad Jeff while they wait for results of the race.

Sussex AMVETS took advantage of the fine weather July 5 for the fundraiser. blue crab races are the highlight of the annual event.

Julie Shultz and Nolan Eberly cheer for their crab to come in first place.
The crab races are a big yearly fundraiser for AMVETS, with proceeds used for local veterans.
A fiesty crab No. 4.
Robert, left, and Steve Lofton officially paint the numbers on the crabs.
Bruce Lowman and Charlie Hacker are on the crab release team.
Eileen Voigt, left, and Ceal Putt man the gates at the annual fundraiser.
Mike Enard wears his original T-shirt while judging the crab races.
Warren Voigt rolls the roulette wheel for  (l-r) Bill Hunt, Holly Hunt and Greg Carpenter.
Nine years of T-shirts decorate the tents.
AMVET Finance Officer Terry Ziegler sports his forehead tattoo
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