Environmental Leadership Awards Benefit

Photo: Melissa Groo

Our Environmental Leadership Awards Benefit Dinner is held each Spring to honor individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to the conservation of birds, other wildlife, and their habitats.

Our 2018 Benefit, EXPERIENCE NATURE!, will take place Thursday, April 26, 2018, from 6 - 10 p.m. at The Belle Haven Club in Greenwich. Audubon Connecticut is fortunate to be able to honor the following champions of conservation and the environment:

Purchase tickets or make a contribution online

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For ticket or donation questions, please contact Tiffany Witmer at twitmer@audubon.org or 203-930-1391. For event questions, please contact Event Manager Beth Bobek at 203-524-4889 or beth@eventsbybeth.com.

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SPECIAL THANKS to our generous 2018 Sponsors. We greatly appreciate the support provided by McArdle’s Florist & Garden Center, Serendipity magazine, and Val's Putnam Wines & Liquors for helping us experience nature and for their dedication to conservation.

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Hats Off to the 2018 Conservation Champions
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Meet the 2018 Honorees
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State Overview
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Dedicated to the conservation and restoration of natural ecosystems for the benefit of birds, other wildlife, humanity, and the earth’s biological diversity

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2018 PATRON COMMITTEE*

Co-Chairs
Eunice & Robert Burnett
Angela Piscitello & Nicholas Iacono

Connan & Andy Ashforth
The Ashforth Company
Annie & David Bingham, M.D.
Michael Chambers
Carole Clarkson
Martha & Jim Crowley
Andrea de Cholnoky
Barbara & Joseph Ellis
Pamela & David B. Ford
Melissa & John Gibbons
Sonia & Paul Jones
Rachel & Jaideep Khanna
Joni & Kevin Kimberlin
Kristina & Frank Loverro
Adrienne & Dan Lufkin
Annesley & David MacFarlane
Jeanne Mininall & Arthur Bass
Emily & Thomas Nissley
Katie S. O’Brien
Barrie & Nicholas Somers
Martha & Krishen Sud
Juliet Thrasher
Suni & John Unger
*in formation

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