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Sussex County Small Business Breakfast Series Continues in Rehoboth Beach

Updated: May 16, 2022

Next Meeting at IHOP on May 26th

State Representative Steve Smyk, County Council VP Doug Hudson, and Superintendent of Sussex Vocational Technical School Dr. Kevin Carson to address business owners

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del., May 10—On Monday, GOP chair Marilyn Booker announced the speaker list for the next Small Business Breakfast taking place this month at the IHOP in Rehoboth Beach. Headlining the event will be Representative Steve Smyk, District 20, County Council VP Doug Hudson, and Dr. Kevin Carson, who serves as superintendent of Sussex Vocational Technical School.

Sussex County GOP offers Small Business Breakfast meeting in Rehoboth Beach on May 26.
Sussex County GOP to hold Small Business Breakfast meeting in Rehoboth Beach on May 26.

Also on hand to discuss the many opportunities available to Delaware businesses vis-à-vis government contracts will be former Trump senior adviser Bill Pettigrew, who is the organizer of the event.

Together, this talented group of leaders has a deep and varied business experience, in addition to government and/or educational backgrounds. This vast expertise will be on tap on May 26th to provide Sussex County business owners the cutting-edge information they need as they continue their rebound from the difficult pandemic years.

“Business owners are coming out in force,” said Marilyn Booker, regarding the GOP’s popular business outreach series. “Not only do they come with a multitude of questions, but they also provide both our

speakers and their peers with valuable front-line information, pulled from their diverse niches in the business landscape. It’s a great learning experience for all.”

All Sussex County small business owners are invited to the May 26th session, details below:

WHAT: Sussex County GOP Small Business Breakfast Meeting

WHEN: May 26, 2022. Breakfast will be served at 7:30 AM. The event is free with a discounted menu.

WHERE: IHOP, 36670 Bayside Outlet Dr., Rehoboth Beach, DE, 19971


  • State Representative Steve Smyk

  • County Council VP, Doug Hudson

  • Superintendent of Sussex Vocational Technical School, Dr. Kevin Carson

  • Trump Administration Sr. Adviser to GSA’s Office of Small Business Bill Pettigrew

Networking and business card exchange before & after breakfast. RSVP at: or by calling: 302-856-6323.

The Sussex County GOP is sponsoring Small Business Breakfasts (SBB) on the last Thursday of each month at various locations throughout the County. To find the locations for future SBBs see

About the Sussex County Republican Committee

The Sussex County Republican Committee is a grassroots organization that strives to create an environment that holds dear our God-given rights and fosters an informed and active citizenry. It is the mission of the Sussex County Republican Committee to assist in the election of Republican candidates, to act as an advocate for the Republican Party’s principles, and to empower citizens to participate in the political process.

Media Contacts:

Marilyn Booker, Chair, Sussex County Republican Committee,

Bill Pettigrew, Director of Outreach, Sussex County Republican Committee,

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May 16, 2022

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