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Delta King Friends of the River’s
Capital River Awards

 

May 14, 2014
5:30 to 8:30pm

at the Delta King

1000 Front Street,
Sacramento, CA 95814

 
 
SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION                             BUY TICKETS
 
A special 15% discount on overnight accommodations is available for Wednesday evening at the Delta King (subject to availability). Contact the front desk at (916) 444-5464 and let them know you are with FOR’s Capital River Awards.
  
 
Friends of the River (FOR) is pleased to announce our annual Sacramento event, the Capital River Awards honoring river conservation heroes throughout California.
 
Join us to celebrate the spirit and leadership that keep our rivers and watersheds protected. Along with delectable food, terrific wine and beer, this event is a wonderful opportunity to socialize with old and new friends and support ongoing efforts to protect California’s Rivers.
 
Money raised at this event supports FOR’s river conservation work.
 
Capital River Awards 2014 Honorees

Doris Matsui
Representative Doris Matsui has long been well known in Sacramento and has represented Sacramento in the U.S. Congress since 2005. She also served in the Clinton White House from 1993 to 1998 as Deputy Director of Public Liaison. During her Congressional career, she has fought for and helped to implement major flood-control projects for California’s capital city and the nearby region without the Auburn dam. She has been a tireless defender of the remaining riparian forests of the Central Valley threatened by the policies from Washington DC. In recent years, she has been a strong voice for north-state concerns about the potential effects of the Delta tunnels to the rivers and water supplies of the north state.

 

Guy Saperstein
Guy Saperstein is one of America’s most influential civil rights and environmental class action lawyers. He is an avid kayaker and has been a strong Friends of the River (FOR) supporter since becoming a member in 1987. Guy was President of The Sierra Club Foundation 2004-6 and currently sits on the board of the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance. "The Getaway Guide to the John Muir Trail," Guy's story of backpacking the 236-mile John Muir Trail with his youngest son, won the Gold Award for Best Guidebook in 2006 from the Society of American Travel Writers. Guy has been an active and powerfully effective advocate for rivers.
  
Sponsors of the 2014 Capital River Awards
 

Waterfall Sponsor

Your name here!

 

Cascade Sponsors

Bill & Robin Center/Camp Lotus
Bob* & Faith Cushman
Harriet Moss
Howard Robinson
Jann Dorman*
Jeff Depew* & Trish Hayward
John Yost*
Patty Schifferle

 

Whitewater Sponsors

California Wildlife Foundation/California Oaks
Corley* & Patty Phillips
Doug Stadler
Granite Bay Flycasters
Ilene Starin & Will Lichtig
Jerry & Kris Cadagan
Joe & Margrit Petrofsky
Marguerite Young*
Sue Ghilotti
Tuolumne River Outfitters

 

Tributary Sponsors

Adventure Connection/Nate Rangel
American River Resort/Tom
Van Noord & Dave Martinez
American Whitewater
American Whitewater Expeditions
Andy Krakoff & Jeannie Sternberg
Anonymous
BC Rimbeaux
Becca Lawton*
Bettina Redway & Michael Picker
California Canoe & Kayak/Keith Miller
Earthtrek
Gordon Becker*
Johnnie Carlson
Kevan Urquhart*
Kimberley Milligan
Lee Pope
Maravia Corporation
Marian Bender*
Marion Franck & Bob Lew
Mother Lode River Center
Pacific River Supply/Mike Martell
Richard Weiss*
River Rat Raft Rentals
Scott Armstrong*/All Outdoors
Soluri Meserve,
A Law Corporation
South Yuba River Citizens League
Tony & Margie DeRiggi
Tributary Whitewater Tours
Vincent Nibler
Virginia & James Moose
Whitewater Connection
Whitewater Excitement

 
 
Please join our growing community of sponsors for 2014!
 
 
Sponsorship levels for the Capital River Awards:
 
To become a sponsor now click here.
 
$2,500 - Waterfall Sponsor
  • 10 event tickets
  • Recognition - Listing on invitations and event signage as well as prominent mention on FOR's website and in our on-line newsletter, The River Advocate
 
$1,500 - Wild & Scenic Sponsor
  • 8 event tickets
  • Recognition - Listing on invitation and event signage as well as prominent mention on FOR's website and in our on-line newsletter, The River Advocate
 
$1,000 - Cascade Sponsor
  • 6 event tickets
  • Recognition - Listing on invitations and event signage as well as prominent mention on FOR's website and in our on-line newsletter, The River Advocate
 
$500 - Whitewater Sponsor
  • 4 event tickets
  • Recognition - Listing on invitations and event signage as well as prominent mention on FOR's website and in our on-line newsletter, The River Advocate
 
$250 - Tributary Sponsor
  • 2 event tickets
  • Recognition - Listing on invitations and event signage as well as prominent mention on FOR's website and in our on-line newsletter, The River Advocate
 
OK! You've convinced me...how can I become a sponsor!
 
You can become a sponsor online now or email us at capra@friendsoftheriver.org and a sponsorhip form will be mailed to you.
 
Individual tickets are $50 and can be purchased online starting March 31.
 
For more information about the event or if you have questions, please contact Friends of the River:  capra@friendsoftheriver.org or call us at 916-442-3155. 
 
 

 
 
 
 

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