Ann Chaikin of the Brith Sholom House announces the 25th wedding anniversary of her grandson, J. Richard Salen ("Rick"), and his wife, Diane, of Huntingtown, Md. Rick is the son of Estelle and Ronnie Salen of Rockville, Md.
The couple were honored with a surprise dinner party on Dec. 2. At that time, grandmother Ann Chaikin presented an heirloom watch to Diane, originally given to Ann by her late husband, Harry, on the occasion of their 25th anniversary. It was later given to Ann's daughter, Estelle, on her 25th anniversary.
Rick Salen is retired from the Prince Georges County Police Department. Diane is a sergeant with the Prince Georges County Police Department, and is an academy instructor. The couple has three daughters and a son.
A Caribbean cruise with their children will complete Rick and Diane's simcha.