Overview

Promoting Wildlife Conservation and Shooting Sports Education

Join the Mzuri Wildlife Foundation for our 2018 “The Big Event” Gala at the spectacular Blackhawk Automotive Museum. Celebrate with us as we honor this year’s Award Recipients, learn more about MWF, and enjoy the amazing Gala live auction. This event promises to be an even more exciting and rewarding experience, so do mark your calendars now!

“The Big Event” 2018 Gala

WHEN:

Saturday, March 24
5:00 – 10:00 pm

WHERE:

Blackhawk Automotive Museum
3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle
Danville, CA 94506

Fine dining provided by Scotts of Walnut Creek

Black Tie Requested

 

TICKETS

General Admission Tickets: $500 per person

See all Sponsorship Levels and Benefits

Please contact MWF Executive Director David Bundesen,  david.bundesen@mzuri.org or 707-742-4167, for table reservations or for more information on sponsorship opportunities.

 

ABOUT

Founded in 1969, the mission of the Mzuri Wildlife Foundation is to promote wildlife conservation, educate and encourage the next generation of young shooters and hunters in the US; with an emphasis on encouraging more women to enter the shooting sports.

The MWF is a non-profit, tax exempt public foundation qualified under IRS Code 501(c)(3), making contributions to the MWF tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

 

Honoree

TOM SHAFFER

(Steven E. Nelson Sportsman of the Year)

Tom Shaffer served on the Board of the Mzuri Wildlife Foundation from 1996-2014 and he is a past President of the Mzuri Foundation. Tom’s love for hunting began in his teen years, and evolved into one of his most favorite pastimes. He has not only been an avid hunter throughout the years, but also a compassionate philanthropist and conservationist.

 

Cochairs and Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

M. Kevin & Karen Destruel
Gary H. Bechtel
The NRA Foundation and Speedway Children’s Charities
Dave & Lori Sanson, DeNova Homes Inc.
Art & Thelma French
Douglass M. Eberhardt

Diamond Sponsors

Sandy Froman

Gold Sponsors

Arnold & Nora Goldschlager
John and Jillian Kamps

Silver Sponsors

Mary & Scott Bohannon
Michael S. Luzich
Douglas G. & Kati Lynn

Bronze Sponsors

Dieter & Betty Krieghoff
Cyndi Flannigan
Glennon Gingo

Sponsorship Opportunities

Title Sponsor ($100,000)

  • Includes 4 tables of 8 with preferred seating
  • 32 tickets to Private Sponsors’ Reception
  • Prominent Sponsor placement in all invitations, promotional material and event evening

Co-Chair ($50,000)

  • Includes 2 tables of 8 with preferred seating
  • 16 tickets to Private Sponsors’ Reception
  • Prominent Sponsor placement in all invitations, promotional material and event evening

Platinum Sponsor ($25,000)

  • Includes 1 table of 8 with preferred seating
  • 8 tickets to Private Sponsors’ Reception
  • Prominent Sponsor placement in all invitations, promotional material and event evening

Diamond Sponsor ($15,000)

  • Includes 1 table of 8 with preferred seating
  • 8 tickets to Private Sponsors’ Reception

Gold Sponsor ($10,000)

  • Includes 1 table of 8 with preferred seating
  • 4 tickets to Private Sponsors’ Reception

Silver Sponsor ($5,000)

  • Includes 1 table of 8
  • 2 tickets to Private Sponsors’ Reception

Bronze Sponsor ($2,500)

  • Our couples special includes 2 dinner tickets
  • 2 tickets to Private Sponsors’ Reception

General Admission

  • $500 per person Gala only ticket

Hotel

Mzuri Gala 2018 will be held at:

Blackhawk Automotive Museum
3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle
Danville, CA 94506
Map and Directions

Accommodations

Lafayette Park Hotel and Spa
3287 Mount Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA 94549
855-382-8632
lafayetteparkhotel.com
Map and Directions

We have  secured a special rate for MWF Gala attendees of $179 a night. Reservations can be made online at this specific link. At checkout please enter the following code to have the discount applied: MZURI032318

Bus Service

There will be courtesy bus service available via Black Tie Transportation to and from the hotel to the Gala.

Sunday Brunch

The Lafayette Park Hotel and Spa has a fabulous Sunday Brunch. See their full menu here.