Atlantic County Republican Chairman Keith Davis today announced that Maureen Bugdon would be the party?s Republican of the Year, receiving the ?Seashell Award? that is given at the organization?s annual convention next month.
Bugdon is the current Vice Chair of the Atlantic County Republican Committee and the Municipal Leader for the Hamilton Township Republican Organization. She has chaired the party?s annual Lincoln Dinner committee and volunteered on numerous campaigns throughout Atlantic County. In addition to her political service, Maureen is President of Atlantic City Race Course and a member of various authorities and commissions. Maureen is a 10-year cancer survivor, a published writer and mother of 3 children.
?Maureen Bugdon?s impact on our party cannot be overstated,? said Chairman Keith Davis. ?On every tough race, Maureen has been there on behalf of our party, providing great organizational skills and enthusiasm that motivates others to get involved.
?In addition, she has represented our community proudly on several public boards and local charitable organizations. Maureen is very deserving of the Seashell Award and we look forward to honoring her at our convention.?
Past recipients of the Seashell Award include, Jerry Zappariello, Harry Brown, Sonya Harris, Joe Cafero, Bob Croce, JoAnne Amodeo and last year?s recipient, Terry Lucarelli.
Atlantic County Republicans have scheduled their convention for Tuesday, March 13 at the Scullville Fire House, 1708 Somers Point-Mays Landing Road in Egg Harbor Township. A free pasta reception for party members, with food from Cousin Mario?s and Formica Brothers? Caf