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Zoobilee Gala – The Silver Safari

Zoobilee Gala – The Silver Safari

March 3, 2018

5:30pm - 8:30pm

Saturday, March 3, 2018
5:30 – 8:30 PM

The Living Desert Presents

Zoobilee Gala

The Silver Safari
Celebrating 25 Years of ZOOBILEE!

COCKTAILS | SILENT & LIVE AUCTIONS | DINNER | ENTERTAINMENT
Emceed by Brooke Beare, CBS Local 2 News Evening Anchor
Auction Hosted by Brian Harnik

AT THE LIVING DESERT ZOO AND GARDENS
47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert
Complimentary Valet Parking
ATTIRE: Safari Chic (shine, sparkle, glitzy, glamour)

See us sparkle like never before!
A magical evening of music, libations, auctions, dinner, entertainment and, of course animals!

Tickets $500 per guest

PURCHASE YOUR TICKET

For tickets, table sponsorship and event underwriting opportunities, please contact Greg Murphy 760.346.5694 ext. 2162  GMurphy@LivingDesert.Org

Honoring
Karen Sausman, President Emerita

Honorary Chairpersons
Joy & Harry Goldstein
Patti & Jack Grundhofer
JoAnn McGrath

Diamond Sponsor
JoAnn McGrath

Platinum Sponsors
Peggy & Hal Bernthal
Joy & Harry Goldstein
Patti & Jack Grundhofer
Candace & Jon Holzgrafe
Harold Matzner

Gold Sponsors
BJ & Van Skilling

Bronze Sponsors
Suzan & Bill Appel
Sharon & Dean Baltzell
Lu Barnes
Susan & James Gould
Karen Miles
Kit & Roger Snoble
Barbara & Stuart Spencer

Cocktail Reception Patron: Shirley Smith
Wine Patron: Dick Shalhoub
Audio Visual Production Patrons: Patti & Jack Grundhofer,
Jan Salta
Goody Bag Patron: Aqua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
Invitation Patron: Donna MacMillan
Valet Patron: Union Bank | The Private Bank
Animal Encounter Co-Patron: Lisa & Sean McGrath,
TD Ameritrade
Table Centerpiece Patron: Whitewater Rock & Supply Co.,
Barry Hoffman & Chris Larson
“Raise the Paw” Paddle Patron: Aristotle Capital Management
Photo Patron: Coachella Valley Water District

Media Sponsor: The Desert Sun

A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO

Water District 100 anniv logo
ace printing logo
the desert sun
momentus logo
lulus logo

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

TITLE SPONSOR | $100,000 ($97,000 – $95,500 tax-deductible)
– VIP Seating for 20-30 guests (2-3 tables)
– Name/logo featured in all event-related media and print materials, including sponsor page in program, The Living Desert website, recognition from stage and on projection screens during event
– Full-page advertisement on inside cover of program (front or back) – Recognition on event information emailed out to over 12,000 members

DIAMOND SPONSOR | $50,000 ($47,000 tax-deductible)
– VIP seating for 20 guests (2 tables)
– Name/logo featured in all event-related media and print materials, including sponsor page in program, The Living Desert website, recognition from stage and on projection screens during event
– Full-page advertisement in program (non-cover)
– Recognition on event information emailed out to over 12,000 members

PLATINUM SPONSOR | $25,000 ($23,500 tax-deductible)
– Premier seating for 10 guests (1 table)
– Name/logo featured in all event-related media and print materials, including sponsor page in program, The Living Desert website, recognition from stage and on projection screens during event
– Full-page advertisement in program

GOLD SPONSOR | $15,000 ($13,500 tax-deductible)
– Premier seating for 10 guests (1 table)
– Name/logo featured in all event-related media and print materials, including sponsor page in program, The Living Desert website, and on projection screens during event
– Half-page advertisement in program

SILVER SPONSOR | $10,000 ($8,500 tax-deductible)
– Premier seating for 10 guests (1 table)
– Name/logo recognition on sponsor page in program, The Living Desert website and on projection screens during event
– Quarter-page advertisement in program

BRONZE SPONSOR | $7,500 ($6,000 tax-deductible)
– Premier seating for 10 guests (1 table)
– Name/logo on all printed materials, including program, invitation and printed advertisements
– Recognition on sponsor page in program and on The Living Desert website

TABLE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

UNDERWRITING OPPORTUNITIES

DINNER PATRON | 4 @ $15,000 or 1 @ $60,000 ($13,500 – $57,000 tax-deductible)
– Preferred seating for 10 guests (1 table; $15,000) or 20 guests (2 tables; $60,000)
– Name/logo on dinner menu
– Recognition on screens and on sponsor page in program
– Recognition on The Living Desert website

– SOLD – COCKTAIL RECEPTION PATRON – Shirley Smith
3 @ $10,000 or 1 @ $30,000 ($8,500 – $27,000 tax-deductible)
– Preferred seating for 10 guests (1 table; $10,000) or 20 guests (2 tables; $30,000)
– Name/logo on cocktail reception signage
– Recognition on screens during event and on sponsor page in program
– Recognition on The Living Desert website

ENTERTAINMENT PATRON | 2 @ $10,000 or 1 @ $20,000 ($8,500 – $17,000 tax-deductible)
– Preferred seating for 10 guests (1 table; $10,000) or 20 guests (2 tables; $20,000)
– Recognition on screens during event and on sponsor page in program
– Recognition on The Living Desert website

– SOLD – WINE PATRON – Dick Shalhoub
$10,000 ($8,500 tax-deductible)
– Preferred seating for 10 guests (1 table)
– Name/logo on dinner menu
– Recognition on screens during event and on sponsor page in program
– Recognition on The Living Desert website

– SOLD – AUDIO/VISUAL PRODUCTION PATRON – Patti & Jack Grundhofer, Jan Salta
2 @ $5,000 or 1 @ $10,000 ($4,400 – $8,500 tax-deductible)
– Preferred seating for 4 guests ($5,000) or 10 guests (1 table; $10,000)
– Recognition on screens during event and on sponsor page in program
– Recognition on The Living Desert website

– SOLD – VALET PATRON – Union Bank | The Private Bank
$5,000 ($4,400 tax-deductible)
– Preferred seating for 4 guests
– Opportunity to provide giveaway at valet station
– Recognition on screens during event and on sponsor page in program
– Recognition on The Living Desert website
– Name/logo on sign at valet station

– SOLD – INVITATION PATRON – Donna MacMillan
$5,000 ($4,400 tax-deductible)
– Preferred seating for 4 guests
– Name/logo on invitation
– Recognition on sponsor page in program
– Recognition on The Living Desert website

– SOLD – TABLE CENTERPIECE PATRON – Whitewater Rock & Supply Co.
2 @ $2,500 or 1 @ $5,000 ($2,200 – $4,400 tax-deductible)
– Seating for 2 guests ($2,500) or 4 guests ($5,000)
– Name/logo at dinner venue tables
– Recognition on The Living Desert website
– Name/logo on the back of the Paddle

– SOLD – “RAISE THE PAW” PADDLE PATRON – Aristotle Capital Management
$2,500 ($2,200 tax-deductible)
– Preferred seating for 2 guests
– Recognition on sponsor page in program
– Recognition on The Living Desert website

– SOLD – PHOTO PATRON – Coachella Valley Water District | $1,500 (100% tax-deductible)
– Name/logo at photo opportunity venue at entrance to Cocktail Reception
– Recognition on sponsor page in program
– Recognition on The Living Desert website

SILVER SAFARIAN PATRON | $125 (100% tax-deductible)
– Recognition on sponsor page in program

UNDERWRITING OPPORTUNITIES

TRIBUTE AD OPPORTUNITIES

Gala tribute pages will be in the Silver Safari Zoobilee program which Gala attendees receive. Please choose from the following borders to place your message and/or logo.

Price Page Size Specs
$1000 Full page color ad 7.5″x 10″ no bleed
$500 Half page color ad 7.5” x 4.75” no bleed
$250 Quarter page color ad 3.5” x 4.75” no bleed
$125 Silver Safarian Name Listing in Program

TRIBUTE AD OPPORTUNITIES

 

THANK YOU TO OUR 2018 GALA COMMITTEE

CO-CHAIRS
Barbara Spencer & Nancy Stegehuis

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Suzan Appel, Sharon Baltzell, Jon-Marc Blalock, Dallas Ann Erwood, Erica Espinola, Judy Esterbrook, Dennis Flaig, Marylynn Gladstein, Jan Harnik, Laurie Harrison, Candace Holzgrafe, Peggy Karcher, Deja Kreutzberg, Janet Lanterman, Sandi Miller, Debbie Schulman, Dick Shalhoub, Mary Lou Solomon, John Southorn,Patty Spicer, Carla Sullivan-Dilley, Chuck Swenson, Ed Thayer, Bruce Tominello, Donna Ward, Julie Williamson and Sandy Woodson

For more information, please contact Greg Murphy at 760.346.9584 or GMurphy@LivingDesert.Org

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