2018 MPF Annual Dinner and Silent Auction

Pale Purple Coneflower on Golden PrairieSaturday, August 4, 2018
Ballroom, Reynolds Alumni Center, University Club
University of Missouri
704 Conley Avenue
Columbia, MO

5:00 to 6:00 p.m. –
Silent Auction, Book Signing by author Steven Apfelbaum, Social Hour and Drinks (two drink tickets included)

6:00 to 7:00 p.m. –



News Release

Join us for this special evening as you visit with fellow prairie supporters; shop for outdoor equipment, one-of-a-kind artwork and outdoor experiences at our silent auction; enjoy a meal of Chicken Wellington (organic chicken breast with mushroom duxelle and chicken tarragon mousseline wrapped in a pastry puff with ivory sauce), University Club salad,Steven Apfelbaum 
side accompaniments, rolls, desert, iced tea, and coffee (vegan and gluten-free options also available); and learn from our guest speaker, restoration pioneer Steven Apfelbaum.

Senior Ecologist, Founder & Chairman of Applied Ecological Services (AES) and Taylor Creek Nurseries, Apfelbaum has conducted ecological research, designed award-winning projects,
successfully navigated regulatory programs, and contributed his scientific expertise and creative approach to nearly 15,000 projects throughout the U.S. and the world. He and his company are recognized widely as one of the leading ecological consultancies and restoration firms in the U.S., providing insight and design solutions at the intersection of ecological systems and developed land uses.

Many thanks to Gold Dinner Sponsor Pat Jones for her support of the Annual Dinner. 

Dinner sponsorships are available: 
• $10,000 Platinum dinner sponsor
• $5,000 Gold dinner sponsor
• $2,500 Silver dinner sponsor
• $1,000 Dinner sponsor 
Dinner sponsors receive recognition commensurate with their sponsorship level in all promotion leading up to the event, and a table for 10.

Table sponsor (table for 10):2017 Annual Dinner
• $450 for lifetime members
• $550 for non-lifetime members.

Individual dinner reservations:
$55 for MPF members
$65 for non-members
Two complimentary tickets for lifetime members.

Space is limited so register today! Your payment serves as your dinner ticket. Your contribution to this benefit, less $43 per person, is fully tax-deductible.

Go here to register online or call 888-843-6739.