Democrats vs. Republicans “Pour” It On for Easterseals

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March 27, 2019

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March 26, 2019
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Democrats vs. Republicans “Pour” It On for Easterseals
New Castle, DE – Come support Easterseals and your favorite political team, as they “mix” it up as guest bartenders at the Columbus Inn in Wilmington on Wednesday, April 3 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. While serving drinks like the Majority Leader Mule and the Fireball Filibuster, each team will be competing for the most tips to see which side can raise more money for their political volleyball team in the 14th annual Democrats vs. Republicans Volleyball Challenge
Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst will lead the charge for tips for the Democrats, while Rep. Michael Ramone and Rep. Kevin Hensley will headline for the Republicans. Other elected officials expected (as of 3/25) include: Rep. Michael Smith, Sen. Anthony Delcollo, Rep. John Viola, Rep. Nnamdi Chukwuocha, Rep. Krista Griffith, Rep. Kendra Johnson, Rep. Melissa Minor-Brown, Rep. Franklin D. Cooke, Jr. and New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer.
WHAT: Democrats vs. Republicans Legislative Guest Bartending Happy Hour
WHEN: Wednesday, April 3, 5:00—7:30 pm
WHERE: The Columbus Inn
2216 Pennsylvania Ave. Wilmington, DE 19806
For more information, contact Stephanie DiMartine at 302.221.2065 or email
The bartending event is just a preview of the fierce competition that can be witnessed when the two political parties face-off for the 14th year at the Easterseals/CAI Volleyball Challenge. On Saturday, April 6th at 8:30 a.m., the two teams will take the court at William Penn High School in New Castle. The Republicans are currently in the lead, 8 to 5. 
Check out other fun upcoming events to support the Easterseals/CAI Volleyball Challenge here:  
For 100 years nationally, Easterseals has served as an indispensable resource for individuals with disabilities, veterans, seniors and their families. Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore offers a range of services, including children’s therapies, assistive technology, recreational camping, day programs for adults with physical or intellectual disabilities, and respite services for caregivers. To learn more about how your local Easterseals helps children and adults with disabilities, call 1-800-677-3800 or visit
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