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Eastern Sussex Democrats celebrate Betty Hurdle

May 17, 2014
Photo by: Steven Billups

The Eastern Sussex Democrats celebrated club founder Betty Hurdle’s 80th birthday April 27 at Fish On in the Villages of Five Points, Lewes. Hurdle has contributed to the club and Sussex County for many years. Hurdle wanted the celebration to be a fundraiser to support all of the local Democrat campaigns for office this year.

Tributes from the House of Representatives, Gov. Jack Markell, Lt. Gov. Matt Denn, Sussex County Council, along with letters from Sen. Tom Carper and Attorney General Beau Biden were presented to Hurdle.

Shown is the Eastern Sussex Democrats President Peter Schott presenting Hurdle with a plaque commemorating her years of service. Shown applauding Hurdle in the back are (l-r) Marie Mayor, Dick Byrne, Heather Hayes, Rochelle Cohen and Lise Haupt.

 

Shown reading one of the many tributes is Rep. Pete Schwartzkopf, D-Rehoboth Beach. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
The planning committee for the event is shown standing in the back (l-r) Heather Hayes, Peter Schott, Marie Mayor and Dick Byrne. In front are Eileen Rosenthal, Lise Haupt and Rochelle Cohen. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
Hurdle is all smiles as she is presented with her birthday cake. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
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