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Grotto Beach Bash with UD Athletics

Thursday, August 16  |  5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Grotto Pizza  |  1603 Coastal Hwy., Dewey Beach, DE 19971

Cost: Free; cash bar after first drink ticket

Join fellow alumni and friends for the Delaware Athletics Summer Beach Bash at Grotto Pizza.

Hang out with YoUDee and Baby Blue as we give away Blue Hen spirit swag, including football game tickets for the upcoming 2018 season. Registered attendees will receive a free slice of pizza and one complimentary drink ticket (beer or wine).

Registration is encouraged so we have a head count, but walk-ins are welcome.

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Get Involved

The Kent & Sussex Alumni Club is very active and averages 9-10 events annually. We are always looking for ideas for events and volunteers to help plan them! We’ll promote them with Blue Hens in the area. If you are interested, email alumnet@udel.edu or call (302) 831-2341.

Your club volunteer leaders are:

President, Shanté Stargell-Hastings, EG00
Vice President, Carole Baker, EHD89
Special Events Chair, Deirdre McCartney, AS98
Young Alumni Chair, Open
Communications Chair, Karen Wright, EG82
Treasurer, Open
Regional Giving Chair, Open

Applications Being Accepted for Board Positions

To be considered for any of the club's board positions, email your resume and a statement of interest to applications@UDconnection.com. The statement should touch on your potential contribution to the club, volunteer experience and how you have stayed involved with the UD community since graduation.


Past Events Include:

Sunset Cruise
I Heart UD Giving Day Happy Hour
Cooking Class at Big Fish Grill
Holiday Tea & Show at the Milton Theater
Georgetown Historical Tour
A Day in Kent & Sussex: Botanical Gardens, Beach Clean-up and Brews
Pints & Paddles
Sushi 101 Class
Beach Time Distilling Tour and Tasting
Wind Turbine Tour at UD's Lewes Campus
All-You-Can-Eat Crabs
UD Athletics Beach Party
Cape Water Taxi
Dare to Care: Beach Cleanup & Reception
Dewey Day
A Day in UD's Master Garden Demonstration Garden
Zwaanendael Museum & Irish Eyes Reception
Dinner and a Movie: Polar Express
Tourists @ Shorebirds
Blue Hen Happy Hour and Trivia
U-Pick & Family Picnic at T.S. Smith & Sons Farms & Orchard
Shorebirds Baseball Game
Blue Hens at Hopkins Farm
Blue Hen Concert at Savannah Inn, Lewes
Poetry Reading and Wine Tasting at Nassau Valley Vineyards
"AAA 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race
Networking Happy Hour at Gary's Dewey Beach Grill
Volunteering at Whatcoat Shelter
Trivia Night at Doc Magrogan's, Dover Downs
Bus Trip to Washington, DC and The White House Holiday Tour
Nassau Valley Vineyards Tour and Tasting
Holiday Reception at Dover Downs with UD President Pat Harker


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