June 6, 2014
What could be better than a magical night of dining and dancing under the stars, surrounded by the lush beauty of roses in bloom?
Join us for the 33rd annual Moonlight & Roses Gala to be held on June 6, 2014 from 6:00 – 11:30pm. Enjoy cocktails in the Rose Garden followed by dinner and dancing underneath of a clear-top tent.
Registration is now open at the Benefactor and Patron levels. Guests at these levels will be invited to attend a VIP reception in the Rose Garden from 5:30 – 6:00pm. In addition, there will be the provision of premium parking at the top of the hill for the event. Click here to register now. Register by March 18 to be listed on the invitation, which will be mailed in April.
Reservations for our Supporter and Young Friend levels will be available in April.
This year’s honoree is Jessie Hill, a 1976 University of Pennsylvania graduate. Jessie has been visiting the Arboretum since she was a child living nearby. She and her family have been steadfast friends of the organization for decades. Jessie was a volunteer guide leading tours for many years and served as a member of the Morris Arboretum Advisory Board of Managers from 2000 – 2006. She is passionate about youth education and has supported the Morris Arboretum in strengthening these programs over the years. Jessie and her husband, Ming Fang, reside in Hawaii but remain actively involved. We are honored to celebrate Jessie’s many contributions to the entire Morris Arboretum community.
We are pleased to have Jessie Deming and Bob Boyer as this year’s co-chairs for Moonlight & Roses. Jessie and Bob are actively involved with Morris Arboretum - Bob is a current member of the Horticulture Committee and both Bob and Jessie are Directors’ Guild members. They reside in Chestnut Hill with their children Haley and George.
Moonlight & Roses is the Morris Arboretum’s annual fundraising gala that raises money for the arboretum’s annual operations. Funds raised through this year’s event will support all aspects of Morris Arboretum and will ensure continued excellence in direct support of our mission.
Morris Arboretum would be happy to provide you with more information on the Corporate sponsorship benefits of Moonlight & Roses and the many effective ways to tap into the loyalty and buying power of the over 2,000 households who receive the invitation each year, the 10,000 constituents who subscribe to the Morris Arboretum e-newsletter and the over 200,000 people that visit our website each year.
To become a corporate sponsor, please contact Kristen Casalenuovo at 215.247.5777 x418 or firstname.lastname@example.org.