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Historical Society to mark 75th year with event at Golf Club

SALEM–The Salem Historical Society will ring in their 75-year anniversary with an evening of fun at the Salem Golf Club.

The event to be held Aug. 20 has an admission fee of $100 and includes a reverse raffle ticket, a meal catered by Chrystal Catering, music by the Back Beat band, and dancing. The reverse raffle will have a $2,000 cash prize. There will also be a 50/50 raffle, a gift basket raffle, a cash bar, and silent auction tickets for sale with items including two box seats to an Ohio State football game. Raffle and silent auction tickets will be $1 each, or six for $5. You do not need to be present to win the raffles.

To purchase tickets, mail a check payable to “The Salem Historical Society, c/o Karen Sebo P.O. Box 530, Salem, Ohio, 44460” with the ticket form attached to P.O. Box 530, Salem, Ohio, 44460. Additional meal tickets can be purchased with a reverse raffle ticket for an additional $35. To do so include the additional $35 and indicate the number of extra meal tickets on your ticket form. While ticket forms were mailed to Salem residents, additional ticket forms may be picked up at the Historical Society.

The Historical society is also seeking sponsors for the event and has several tiers of potential sponsorships for local businesses to choose from ranging from $25-$1000. The $25 bronze and $50 silver sponsor levels will both receive their business’ name in the evening’s program. The $500 gold sponsor level will receive their business’ name and logo in the evening’s program, as well as a reverse raffle ticket. The $1,000 diamond asponsor level receives all the benefits of the gold level, and additionally receives priority placement in the program, and a meal ticket. Gold and diamond sponsors should send their logo to Karen Sebo at ksebo56@gmail.com.

Proceeds from the event will go towards the expenses of the recently purchased building at 570 South Broadway. The new building will house and protect the Quakertown Trolley. The building will also be the site of a re-sale shop and a workshop repair area.

For any questions call Reverse Raffle Committee Members BJ Abrams, 234-567-0603; Nancy Ciotti, 330-495-0399; Kim Goll, 330-853-7196; or Karen Sebo, 330-718-6262.

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