Inaugural Florida BlueGreen Fundraising Event to Benefit Youth Outdoor Programs
Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, 5â€“10 p.m.
The Saloon at Alligator Ronâ€™s Green Glades Ranch
Green Glades Ranch
21111 SW 16th Street
Weston, FL 33327
Individual tickets are $150 each. All ticket purchases are a tax deductible donation to the Wildlife Foundation of Florida. Exclusive tables of 10 are available if reservations are made early. Additional donations are welcome.
With goals to continue its ongoing youth outdoor programs to â€œcreate the next generation that caresâ€ and establish an annual statewide event to serve Floridaâ€™s conservation and youth, the Wildlife Foundation of Florida (WFF) and â€œAlligator Ronâ€ Bergeron will host the inaugural Florida BlueGreen (www.FloridaBlueGreen.com) event.
Recent studies show that children are spending more time with technology and much less time outdoors. To empower and encourage children to participate in traditional outdoor recreation such as fishing, archery, hunting, and bird watching, funds raised at the event will benefit the Wildlife Foundationâ€™s Florida Youth Conservation Centers Network (www.FYCCN.org) and several other important youth and conservation initiatives.
The Florida Cracker-style cowboy gala, to be held at the private Everglades ranch of Bergeron, will feature live entertainment, music, a silent auction, authentic Florida Cracker Cowboy barbecue and drinks, prizes and more.
Some of Floridaâ€™s most notable wildlife advocates such as Jim Fowler, host of the hit television series Wild Kingdom; Harvey Oyer, author of Charlie Pierce books; Beau Turner of the Beau Turner Youth Conservation Center, and Captain Rick Murphy, star of Florida Sportsmanâ€™s Adventures will be in attendance. Recording artist Monique McCall will provide entertainment.
One-of-a-kind silent auction items include a fishing trip with Miami Dolphinsâ€™ All-Pro lineman and former Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Commissioner Dwight Stephenson, and lunch with Jim Fowler. Items are online and available for bid anytime at www.floridabluegreen.com/auction.
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