Center for the Inland Bays To Celebrate 20th Anniversary with a Gala on the Bay

The Delaware the Center for the Inland Bays will celebrate its 20th Anniversary with a Gala on the Bay on Thursday, August 14th from 5:30 to the Rehoboth Beach Country Club overlooking Rehoboth Bay.

The evening will include a special raw bar and cocktail reception, dinner, “Friends of the Bays” Award presentation, live music, a photobooth and a silent and Live Auction featuring Bay-themed gifts and services.  The dress for the evening is summer time semi-formal, with a beach twist. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased online at

“We can’t think of a better way to commemorate 20 years of hard work and improved water quality in the Bays,” said Chris Bason, Executive Director, ”then with a festive summer evening on the water to celebrate this momentous milestone .”     

The CIB thanks NRG, Cardno, Atlantic Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Perdue, Baird, Mandalas & Brockstedt, Banks Wines and Spirits, Clean Delaware, Delaware Botanic Gardens at Pepper Creek, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Delaware Sea Grant, Dewey Beach Lions Club, Harry Caswell Inc., NV Homes, Sussex County Council, Town of South Bethany, Aqua Tech Water Specialties, Artesian Water, Carl M. Freeman Foundation, Chesapeake Utilities,

Delaware Beach Life, Delmarva Power, Joanne Shipley Designs, The Starboard Restaurant, State Farm-Ron Krajewski Agency, Tidewater Utilities, Town of Dewey Beach, Economy Printing and all of our supporters for their generous sponsorships to make the event possible.

The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays is a non-profit organization established in 1994 to promote the wise use and enhancement of the Inland Bays and its watershed.  With its many partners, the CIB conducts public outreach and education, develops and implements restoration projects, encourages scientific inquiry, and sponsors research.  For more information, or to learn how you can support this important work call visit our website at

For information about the event contact Jenn Jones, Development Coordinator at 302-545-1988.