This is an evening of famed speakers, unique art, wine, spirits, live music, and delectable food in recognition of esteemed organizations and individuals who have helped shape some of today’s most crucial lagoon conservation wins.
Each year talented and dedicated conservationists are identified by the MRC Membership and honored through a nomination process. The winners will be announced during the ceremony Febuary 22.
This event is open to the public. Each ticket includes 2 complimentary adult beverages and choice of entree (Roasted Prime Rib, Spicy Grouper, Tuscan Marinated Chicken, or Roasted Vegetable Tower) chef’s choice of vegetable, starch, salad, & dessert.
Featured Special Guest Speakers : Maggy Hurchalla ~ FL Environmental Activist and Champion, Blair Wickstrom ~FL Sportsman Magazine Publisher, Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch Current ~ At-Large Governing Board Member of the South FL Water Management District.
Support & Sponsorship – This event offers unique in-person experiences and actionable insights led by leading lagoon scientists, educators, and advocates offering high-impact sponsorship opportunities. To secure your sponsorship, vendor space, or donate to the auction effort at this great event, please contact Steve at SharkeyMRC@gmail.com. ($100 – $1,000 sponsorship’s are now available. Please view the event ticket options for sponsorship details.)