Tickets Available for Salisbury Jaycees’ 75th Anniversary Gala

The Salisbury Jaycees celebrate three-quarters of a century of leadership training and community service during the chapter’s 75th anniversary gala Saturday, October 2, at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center.

The event begins with hors d’oeurves at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. All current and former Jaycees from Salisbury and other Eastern Shore chapters are invited.

The gala also serves as the chapter’s annual Past Presidents Night, at which candidates for the 2016 board of directors will be announced. Other special features include a 75th anniversary photo presentation, display of Salisbury Jaycees memorabilia and silent auction.

Tickets are $20 each and may be purchased online at (additional ticketing fee applies) or via mail. Mail-in orders should include name and number of tickets requested, and be sent to Salisbury Jaycees, P.O. Box 404, Salisbury, Md. 21803.

Founded in 1940, the Salisbury Jaycees are a community service, social and leadership training organization for men and women ages 18-40 on the Eastern Shore. The chapter is the longest serving in Maryland, and one of the longest serving in the U.S. and worldwide. Earlier this year, Salisbury was named among the nation’s top 10 chapters by Jaycees parent organization JCI USA.

For more information about the gala, email chairperson Emily Nock at To lend an item for display, email Past President Melanie Smith at To donate an item for the silent auction, email Don Rutledge at

For more information about the Salisbury Jaycees visit or the chapter’s Facebook page at

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