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2024 Alfresco Gala

April 19 from 7:00 pm 10:00 pm

underwriting levels

Prairie | $25,000

Includes two tables of ten (10) guests each, an elevated wine experience

Savanna | $15,000

Includes one table of twelve (12) guests, an elevated wine experience

Wetland | $10,000

Includes one table of ten (10) guests

SOLD OUT – Ravine | $6,000

Includes one table of eight (8) guests

SOLD OUT – Woodland | $1,000

Includes one (1) individual ticket

If you are making a donation, please select Alfresco Gala in the Type of Gift dropdown.

Thank you to our generous underwriters

prairie | $25,000

Bracewell LLP
Marilyn & Harry Kirk

Savanna | $15,000

John P. McGovern Foundation
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Moonshot Compost
Johanna and Will Rider, Melanie and Danny Savitz
Service Wire Co.
SIP Industries
Walter & Shirley Wang Foundation (in honor of Marilyn and Harry Kirk)

wetland | $10,000

ACT Pipe & Supply, Inc.
Liz and David Anders, Nicole and Evan Katz, Michel and Philip Mullett, Brooke and Billy O’Neil, Whitney and Robert Russell
Lauren and Max Barrett, Brittany and Brad Dinerstein, Leigh and Chris Joseph, Allie and HD Pappas, Mona and Andrew Sarofim
Brown Foundation / Andrew Abendshein
Carnelian Energy Capital
Deloitte / Sandy and Katy Shurin
First Horizon Bank
Hicks Thomas
Holland & Knight / Donna and Greg Meece
Allyson and Jason Kinzel
Latham & Watkins LLP
Locke Lord LLP and the Kayser Foundation
Main Street Capital
Mary Sommers & Sam Pyne
Vinson & Elkins LLP

ravine | $6,000

Lauren and Adam Allen
Katherine and David Andrew
Arnold & Porter
Baker Botts LLP
Bartlett Tree Experts
Central Bank
Ruth and Dan Flournoy (in honor of Marilyn and Harry Kirk)
Forney Construction (in honor of Jason Burt)
Melinda and Jeff Hildebrand
Hunton Andrews Kurth
Annie and Spencer Kerr, Amy and Robert Urquhart
Mayer Brown LLP
Dallas McNamara (in honor of Ann Wier Jones)
Betty and Steve Newton
Gigi & Ernie Pekmezaris
Georgia and Michael Piazza, Lindsay and Mark Schmulen, Brittany and Daniel Zeplain
Porter Hedges LLP
Janna and David Webber
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Amy & Leyton Woolf

woodland | $1,000

Grow and Company
Nancy Japhet
Meg Malone
Katharine and Mosby Perrow
Suzanne M. Potter-Padilla and Humberto Padilla

Generous Donors

Jay Alicandri
Meredith and Patrick Chastang
Sami and Justin Grefé
Ethel and Chap Hutcheson (in honor of Marilyn and Harry Kirk)
Isla and Joseph Jornayvaz
Kristie and Kyle Kafka
Allison and Tucker Knight
Kim and Scott Martin
Harry Pangas
Beth Robertson (in honor of Debbie Markey)
Lillie Robertson (in honor of Cullen Geiselman Muse)
Laura Sheffield
Sidley Austin LLP (in honor of Annie and Spencer Kerr)
Daniel Hu and Susan Yang

The Arboretum grounds, including the trails and Nature Playscape, will REOPEN on Thursday, July 18! All classes and events through Sunday, July 21 have been cancelled, and the Nature Center building remains closed at this time.