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Individual Sponsorship

Thank you for your interest in purchasing tickets to our Aug. 27 Conservation Celebration. The event is sold out and no tickets will be available at the event. If current ticket holders change their plans and tickets become available, we will contact interested parties who are on the waiting list. The waiting list is currently at 60 people. If you still wish to join the list, please use the button below. All parties will be contacted by Aug. 24 as to whether or not there are any available tickets. After Aug. 24 registration will be closed to all. 

Become a sponsor of the Conservation Celebration!

Sponsors are critical to the success of the Conservation Celebration fundraiser. Conserve and restore land and water, open trails, greenways, and parks, and engage people in nature today by becoming a sponsor.

Ways to Sponsor:

  • Make a donation online

  • Print and mail in the sponsor form and cash or check to 847 Case St. Hendersonville, NC

  • Call Jenn Tutor at 828-697-5777 ext. 209


Sponsor Benefits:

  • Recognition on our website,

  • Recognition in the event program

  • Recognition in Conserving Carolina's Annual Report 

  • A one-year membership to Conserving Carolina

  • Exposure to Conserving Carolina’s very engaged social media community and e-Holler Newsletter

  • Complimentary reservations to the event (see below).


Please note: There will be assigned seating for all attendees. Please submit guest names and seating requests to no later than Aug 15 to secure your seating arrangements.   

Sponsorship Levels:

  Shagbark Hickory ($3,000)

  • 10 Tickets

  Scarlet Oak ($2,000)

  • 8 Tickets

  River Birch ($1,000)

  • 6 Tickets

  Eastern Hemlock ($650)

  • 4 Tickets

  Yellow Poplar ($350)

  • 2 Tickets 

Thank You Current Sponsors!

Shagbark Hickory

David Keller and Nora Murdock

Jerry McAninch

Janis and Forrest Tutor

Scarlet Oak

David and Daryl Nelms

Bob and Babs Strickland 

River Birch

Chris and Carole Bartol

Pat and Eileen Cafferty

Phillip and Joan Feagan

Randy and Annie Hall

Greg and Janet Jennings

Steve and Marie King

Susan and Tom McHugh

Lee and Tom Mulligan

Parsec Financial

J. Yorke Pharr III

Christel and Manfred Walter

Eastern Hemlock

Owen and Sarah Carson, Equinox

Don Eifert

Fritz and Renee McPhail

Carey and Lutrelle O'Cain

Diana Richards

Carol Roberson and Richard Mills

Sherril Wingo


Mary Jo Padgett


John Cottingham

Jean Sniper

Yellow Poplar

Kareem and Glenda Ar-Rushdi

Connie and Gib Backlund

Mark and Linda Byington

William and Tammy Coleman

Mary Jaeger-Gale and Steve Gale

Bill and Mary Garrison

Billy and Gail Hagler

Kelly and Lee Johnson

Lynn Killian 

John Koenig

Mark and Carol McCall

Richard McHenry and Cindy Caldwell

Rick and JoAnne Merrill 

Ken Shelton and Marney McClung

Cynthia Shilkret and Randolph Holbert

Ford Smith and Michelle Keyes

Kent and Gail Wilcox 

Andrew and Virginia Woelflien

Conservation Celebration
Task Force Members

Carole Bartol
Dibbit Lamb
Lynn Killian, Development Director 
Marie King

Susan McHugh
Rex Tate
Jenn Tutor, Donor Relations Manager

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