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Individual Sponsorship

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.

Conservation Celebration tickets are sold out.

Please join the waiting list using the link below. A few cancellations are likely and we will contact you if tickets become available.

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 Melissa Atherton at 828-697-5777 ext. 222


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 14 to secure your seating arrangements. Seating requests made after Aug. 14 are not guaranteed.  

Sponsorship Levels:

  Shagbark Hickory ($3,500)

  • 10 Tickets

  Scarlet Oak ($2,500)

  • 8 Tickets

  River Birch ($1,250)

  • 6 Tickets

  Eastern Hemlock ($800)

  • 4 Tickets

  Yellow Poplar ($400)

  • 2 Tickets 

Thank You Current Sponsors!

Shagbark Hickory

Jerry McAninch

Todd and Melinda Morse

Janis and Forrest Tutor

Scarlet Oak

Pat and Eileen Cafferty

Pamela Sacco

River Birch

Carol and Chris Bartol

Annie and Randy Hall

Susan and Tom McHugh

Kathryn and Mark McLane

Lee and Tom Mulligan

Carol Roberson and Richard Mills

Manfred and Christel Walter

Eastern Hemlock

Mark and Marie Campanini

Gail and Amos Dawson

Mike and Debby Egan

Donald Eifert

Steve and Marie King

Lutrelle and Carey O'Cain

Cindy Shilkret and Randolph Holbert

Diana Richards


Joe and Karen Narsavage

Jean Snipes 


Renee and Fritz McPhail

Yellow Poplar

Connie and Gib Backlund

Mark and Linda Byington

William and Tammy Coleman

Strat Douglas and Jodie Jackson

Phillip and Joan Feagan

Mary Jaeger-Gale and Steve Gale

Nancy and Walter Joyce

Jim and Marcy Kane

Lynn Killian

David and Natalie LaMond

Carol Marnell and Bill Stewart

Carol and Mark McCall

Richard McHenry and Cindy Caldwell

Joe and Karen Narsavage

Mary Jo Padgett

Ford Smith and Michelle Keyes

Charlotte and Dan Sullivan

Fred and Lauren Weed 

Sherril Wingo

Conservation Celebration
Task Force Members

Melissa Atherton, Development Coordinator
Carole Bartol
Carolyn Baughman
Sierra Hoisington, Planned Giving Officer
Melinda Holland
Dibbit Lamb


Susan McHugh
Rex Tate
Jenn Tutor, Development Director
Debi Whitmire

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