Shirley Heinze Land Trust Annual Spring Benefit

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Name: Shirley Heinze Land Trust Annual Spring Benefit
Date: May 19, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
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Event Description:
Shirley Heinze Land Trust will host its annual Spring Benefit on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at 5:30 pm, in the James B. Dworkin Center at Purdue Northwest’s Westville campus. The public is invited to participate in the event which will raise funds to support the work of the organization. RSVPs are requested by Friday, May 4, 2018.
The evening will begin with a champagne reception and hors d’oeuvres, followed by an elegant dinner. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in both live and silent auctions. Auction offerings include a Costa Rica Getaway for Two, an Exquisite Fine Wine Basket, our ever-popular "Mystery Dinner,” a Guided Hike for Ten with John Bacone, Director of the Division of Nature Preserves for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, and two Ticket Vouchers to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Century of Progress Tour, plus much more. 
This year’s “Funding the Future” paddle auction will feature a very special $1 for $1 match opportunity to establish a permanent operating fund for the organization’s long–term land conservation and preservation efforts.  
Tickets and Sponsorships may be purchased through the Spring Benefit link on the Shirley Heinze Land Trust website, www.heinzetrust.org, or by contacting Bonnie Hawksworth at 219-242-8558 or bhawksworth@heinzetrust.org. Live and Silent Auction items will be available for preview on the event website.
Since 1981, Shirley Heinze Land Trust has protected, restored and maintained northwestern Indiana’s rich and significant natural communities, including tallgrass prairie, high dune, oak savanna, boreal flatwoods, dune-and-swale, woodlands, marshes, swamps, ponds, fens, bogs, and riparian habitat. More than 2,400 acres in Lake, Porter, LaPorte, and St. Joseph Counties have been preserved for the public’s benefit. Shirley Heinze nature preserves feature significant scenic and ecological value, and most are open to the public for hiking and enjoying nature. Five of its properties have been dedicated to the people of Indiana as state nature preserves. The organization also works to educate people of all ages to appreciate the importance of land conservation, and to experience the natural wonders of this unique region. Its work is accomplished through a partnership of volunteers, donors, and professionals.
For more information on the work and programs of Shirley Heinze Land Trust, call 219-242-8558, or visit www.heinzetrust.org and www.facebook.com/heinzetrust.
Location:
Dworkin Center at Purdue Northwest
1401 S. U.S. 421
Westville
Date/Time Information:
May 19
5:30 p.m.
Contact Information:
219-242-8558
Fees/Admission:
$150/ticket
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