News Release - February 2016


Sussex County Republican Women's Club installed new officers.  The lighted candles signify the passing of the torch and the commitment of the new officers to the club's mission.  Shown are (l-r) Treasurer Sally Duveneck, Recording Secretary Sandra Fennell, Corresponding Secretary Carol Brumley, Second Vice President Vicki Carmean, Immediate Past President and Interim First vice President Alana Keeley and President Cathy Watts.

February 28, 2016

Sussex County Republican Women's Club installed newly elected officers during its recent meeting at Kings Creek Country Club in Rehoboth Beach.


Former First Vice President Cathy Watts takes the reins as president with immediate Past President Alana Keeley serving as interim first Vice president.  Vicki Carmean is the new second vice president while Sally Duveneck continues as treasurer.  Sandra Fennell as recording secretary and Carol Brumley is corresponding secretary.


Administrating the oath of office was Delaware Federation of Republican Women President, Paula Manolakos with Past President Mary Spicer assisting in the time-honored tradition.


In her closing remarks as outgoing president, Keeley thanked all of the 2014-2015 officers, committee chairs and volunteers.  She said, "I am proud of everything we have done to raise money for our Republican candidates, to support our elected officials, encourage qualified women to run for political office and to attract more women to the Republican Party."


Watts said, "I sincerely thank the dedicated and hardworking women who volunteer their time serving on the 2016-2017 Sussex County Republican Women's Club Board.  The 2016 general election will be an exciting time for our party, our state and our country.  As we have been doing for the past 64 years, SCRWC will be there to support our Republican Candidates."

Outgoing officers accept a gift of miniature roses.

Shown are (l-r) Immediate Past President and Interim First Vice President Alana Keeley, President Cathy Watts, Corresponding Secretary Carol Brumley, Education Chair Pat Zisa, Public Relations Chair Barbara Beatty and Past President Pam Fitzgerald. 

Gathering in front of the Kings Creek Country Club fireplace are (l-r) Outgoing Recording Secretary Jan Stevenson, Immediate Past President and Interim First Vice President Alana Keeley, President Cathy Watts and Treasurer Sally Duveneck.

The Sussex County Republican Women’s Club assists in the election of Republican candidates, acts as an advocate 

for the Republican Party’s principles, and empowers women to participate in the political process.  SCRWC, the largest Republican Women's Club in Delaware, has been actively engaging women in the political process for more than six decades.


The public is invited to attend the meetings.  To make a required reservation, contact Linda Rehm at 302-430-0329 or

Courtesy: Cape Gazette

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