Gala in the Garden
May 7, 2006 (Sunday) – 3:00 PM-7:00 PM
Join us for a delightful spring afternoon with cocktails, gourmet hors d'oeuvres, live music, and a silent auction featuring a plethora of unique plants and an eclectic array of many other distinctive items.
Schedule of Events
3:00 PM-6:00 PM – Cocktail party and silent auction in the gardens
6:00 PM-7:00 PM – Dessert social in the York Auditorium and Special 30th Anniversary presentation
7:00 PM – Silent auction check-out
Sponsors (as of April 25, 2006)
North Carolina Asssocation of Nurserymen, Inc.
A. E. Finley Foundation, Inc.
Pender Nursery, Inc.
Mary Ann and Greg Poole
Hawksridge Farms Nursery, Inc.
Bland Landscaping Co., Inc.
A Blue Hen in a Blue State
Linda and Tommy Bunn
Dottie and W. L. Burns
Campbell Road Nursery, Inc.
Carolina Sunrock, LLC
Carroll's Plant Center, Inc.
Century Framing, Ltd. – Bob Wilder
Gold Kist, Inc.
Judi and Frank Grainger – Fair Products
Gregory Poole Equipment Company
Becky and John Logan
Murphy Family Ventures
North Carolina Agricultural Foundation
Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company
Taylor's Nursery – Marian and Richard Taylor
York Simpson Underwood
Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Barnhill, Jr.
C. T. Wilson Construction Company, Inc.
Dover Foundation, Inc.
Annabelle and Lew Fetterman
Bev and Ron Gelvin – Gelvin Management Services, Inc.
Gilmore Plant and Bulb Company, Inc.
Golden Corral Corporation
Dr. Julia Kornegay
New Garden Landscaping & Nursery
Pennington Seed Co., Inc.
Mark and Judy Peters – Piedmont Carolina Nursery
Sampson Nursery, Inc.
Gayle and Michael Sheppard
Leon and Mildred Simon
Kathleen and Walt Thompson
Turftenders Landscape Services, Inc.
Frank and Janice Weedon
Georgina and Dennis Werner
Wyatt-Quarles Seed Company
Ron E. Doggett
Karen and Larry Kelly – Piedmont Air Conditioning
Phebe and Paul Kirkman
Dabney and Tift Mann
Martha and Peyton Woodson
The Southern String Band
If you are interested in becoming a corporate sponsor, please contact Anne Porter at (919) 513-3463 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Or click here for full details.
A Gala sponsor poster will be proudly displayed at the Gala (it's also available for online viewing).
Without the kind donations of so many individuals, companies, and organizations, the Gala's auction would not be possible. Please help us thank each and every one of them. A list of all the auction donors is available on the auction donor poster that will be proudly displayed at the Gala (it's also available for online viewing).
If you are interested in donating an item for our silent auction, please contact Anne Porter at (919) 513-3463 or email@example.com. Or click here for full details.
We are delighted to welcome members of the 2005-06 Chancellor's Circle. The Chancellor's Circle recognizes alumni, parents, and friends who make significant unrestricted gifts to NC State University. For additional information on the Chancellor's Circle and how to become a member, please contact the NC State Annual Fund at (919) 515-2034 or visit their Web site.
Gala in the Garden Committee
Mary Ann and Gregory Poole
Linda and Tommy Bunn
Jill Chouinard Adams
Registration: Please call (919) 513-3463 to register for the Gala in the Garden. A downloadable version of the invitation and RSVP card are also available.
Location: JC Raulston Arboretum.
Directions: Need directions? Click here.
Parking: Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Questions: Please call (919) 513-3463 for more information about this event.