2015 Annual Awards Banquet

GUEST SPEAKER — AUTHOR Eric Draper

Thursday, May 21, 2015, 6:30 p.m.
$10 per person

Lafayette Presbyterian Church
4220 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee
(Location and Banquet Details Below)

Eric Draper, Audubon Florida Executive Director

Eric Draper, Audubon Florida Executive Director

Please join us for this very special 50th Anniversary Celebration Banquet as
Guest Speaker Eric Draper, Audubon Florida Executive Director and a Past President of Apalachee Audubon, helps us honor the men and women who have helped build the Apalachee Audubon chapter over the past 50 years. Their service protecting and preserving the environment has left a legacy entrusted to us today. Eric will share some of the current challenges and opportunities before us and, as we celebrate the past successes together, we will have an opportunity to reaffirm our dedication to the work ahead as we begin the next 50 years.

Eric Draper, Executive Director of Audubon Florida, is recognized as a leading advocate for water resource protection, Everglades restoration, and land conservation. A Florida native, Eric previously served as National Audubon’s Senior Vice President for Policy, staff director for the Florida Eric Draper Audubon Florida Executive Director House of Representatives Majority Office, and government relations director of The Nature Conservancy’s Florida program, where he led efforts to fund Florida’s $3 billion Preservation 2000 program and eleven local land conservation measures.


Dinner will be provided by Chapter Chef Tim Smith. This year’s menu features an Alfredo Pasta Bar with chicken, shrimp and a vegetarian option along with salad and sides. Tickets are $10 per person. They may be purchased in advance at Native Nurseries or Wild Birds Unlimited. Please come and bring a friend. Non-members are welcome too!

If you wish to buy your ticket at the dinner, please call Tim at (850) 933-5979 by Monday, May 18 to make your reservation.


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