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We have an incredible slate of programs planned for this year, don’t delay, register today.

Wine & Cheese Tasting at Cooper’s Hawk

Hosted by Robbie Millwee ‘09
Friday, February 24, 6 pm
Cooper’s Hawk Winery
2568 East Sunrise Boulevard
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
$20 per person

Join Alumni Association board member Robbie Millwee ’09 for an evening of fun and celebration with our alumni and friends in the Fort Lauderdale area. Registration includes a three-hour tasting experience in the Vineyard Room and a variety of delicious appetizers. 


DIY Workshop with AR Workshop Naples

Tuesday, March 7, 6:30 pm
2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road #150
Naples, Fla.
$20 per person 

We’re heading over to our friends at AR Workshop in Naples for a fun DIY night. Sign up, select your project, and join us. Best part, at the end of the night: take it home with you!

*Refreshments and snacks will be available. Open to alumni, families, and friends.  


Taking it to the Suite with the Florida Everblades

Wednesday, March 8, 7:30 pm
Hertz Arena
11000 Everblades Parkway
Estero, Fla.
$40 per person 

We’re going back to the Hertz Arena to watch the Everblades take on the South Carolina Stingrays from the party suite! For just $40 per person, alumni, families, and friends of Salem State can take in the game and enjoy unlimited food, soft drinks, beer, and wine.

Space is limited to the first 20 people, so don’t hesitate to sign up.


Dinner and a Show – The Sound of Music

Hosted by Gail ‘98 and Roccie Caputo ’98 
Thursday, March 9, 5 pm       
Dinner - Bistro 821, 821 5th Avenue S, Naples, Fla.

7:30 pm  Showtime-Blackburn Hall, 701 5th Avenue S, Naples, Fla.
$75 per person: Dinner and Show
$40 per person: Dinner only 

We’re excited to return to see our alumni and friends for dinner at Bistro 821 restaurant followed by a performance of The Sound of Music. Already have your show tickets? Then just join us for dinner!

*Full price includes dinner, dessert, and a ticket to the show. Reduced price includes dinner and dessert.

Space is limited! 


Let's Meet for a Momentous Occasion

Generously Hosted by Joanne (O'Keefe) '68, '19H and
Philip Ricciardiello '19H
Friday, March 10, 6 pm
Ankrolab Brewing Company - 3555 Bayshore Drive, Naples, Fla.

Something exciting is happening at Salem State this spring and we want you to know about it before everyone else. Let's meet!

*Registration includes food, beer, wine, and soft drinks. Cocktail casual attire is requested. 


St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Luncheon

Saturday, March 11
Parade Shuttle: 9 – 10:30 am 
Parking/Shuttle Location: Naples Princess Cruise Parking Lot
550 Port O Call Way 

Parade: 11 am
Parade Staging: St. Ann’s Church Parking Lot, 985 3rd Street S
Luncheon:  2 pm
Luncheon Location: Naples Princess Cruise, 550 Port O Call Way

Please join President John D. Keenan and fellow alumni and friends as we represent Salem State University in the Naples, Florida St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Each year, Salem State fans walk in support of the university; help us keep this group growing!


New this year: lunch on the water! 

We’ll depart the dock of the Naples Princess Yacht for our annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade tradition, which will set sail promptly at 2 pm*. Join us for a fabulous cruise around Naples Bay with breathtaking views, lively conversation, and celebrations of all things Salem State!

*Important to note: Once the boat departs, late arrivals will not be able to participate. Refreshments will be available for those who arrive early.

$40 per person for lunch 

Please plan to join us for these wonderful events if you live or vacation in Florida. 
Be sure to keep us updated with your seasonal and home address in Florida so you can receive future mailings and emails regarding these exciting events. To update your address, visit the Salem State Alumni page or call 978.542.7530.

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