NH Audubon Centennial Gala and Auction to Benefit Environmental Education

Posted on October 29, 2014

October 29, 2014

“Soaring into the Next Century” is the event theme as NH Audubon looks ahead

NH Audubon Gala invitation card coverConcord, NH – The culmination of NH Audubon’s 100-year anniversary celebration is fast approaching. The November 8 Centennial Gala and auction will benefit environmental education and NH Audubon’s mission of protecting New Hampshire’s natural environment for wildlife and for people. The gala begins at 5:30 at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, NH located on 150 Ash Street and will celebrate NH Audubon’s history as the organization “soars into the next century,” which is the event theme.

The night will kick off with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction. Also included is an exclusive viewing of the world renowned MC Escher exhibit. A sit-down dinner will follow and include a live auction with Steve Schofield of Kingston Auction Company. Live auction items include:

  • One week stay at Rockwold-Deephaven Camps on Squam Lake
  • 9’ Easy Rider kayak
  • South Africa photo safari
  • Cabin on Rock Creek, Montana
  • Private birding trip to Mt. Auburn Cemetery
  • One week stay on Deer Isle, Maine
  • Name an Audubon trail
  • Sports tickets, artwork and more.

“This has been a fantastic year of reflecting on our organization’s impact on conservation in New Hampshire and the amazing work of the individuals that directly and indirectly support our work. On the 8th, we will celebrate this and formally begin our next 100 years as we soar into the future,” said Ruth Smith, Centennial Coordinator for NH Audubon.

The lead sponsor for the event is BCM Environmental and Land Law, PLLC. For a complete listing of generous corporate supporters of the Centennial activities visit www.nhaudubon.com.

Tickets are $100 per person and $800 for a table of eight. There may be a few spaces left. To purchase tickets and for more information please visit nhaudubon.org/gala or call 603. 224.9909.

About New Hampshire Audubon

Founded in 1914, New Hampshire Audubon’s mission is to protect New Hampshire’s natural environment for wildlife and for people. It is an independent statewide membership organization with four nature centers throughout the state. Expert educators give programs to children, families, and adults at centers and in schools. Staff biologists and volunteers conduct bird conservation efforts such as the Peregrine Falcon restoration. New Hampshire Audubon protects thousands of acres of wildlife habitat and is a voice for sound public policy on environmental issues. For information on New Hampshire Audubon, including membership, volunteering, programs, sanctuaries, and publications, call 224-9909, or visit www.nhaudubon.org.