RAFFLE: Smith Nature Symposium Prizes
Thank you to our supporters who purchased raffle tickets, and congratulations to the raffle winners: Mike Levin and Barbara Waller!
TWO EXCITING DRAWINGS:
1) Fall Colors Tour & Private Flight
Experience autumn’s rich foliage from the sky! Enjoy this private flight for two, departing from Chicago, and tour the harvest hues of Northern Illinois’ and Southern Wisconsin’s woodlands. Pause to enjoy the fall beauty in Lake Geneva and dine on a hand crafted and locally sourced lunch before returning to birds-eye views of Chicagoland.
Made possible thanks to the generosity of pilot Netanel Draiblate. Scheduling dependent on winner and pilot mutual agreement. Please note that COVID-19 precautions will be employed, including masks for passengers and required vaccination.
2) Prairie-in-a-Garden Tour with Bill Kurtis & Donna LaPietra at Mettawa Manor
This personalized tour for up to six guests begins with refreshments on the Mettawa Manor terrace overlooking the Walled English Garden. Explore the 65-acre estate aboard a Club Car led by your acclaimed hosts, TV journalist Bill Kurtis and producer, Donna LaPietra! Learn how they have transformed the property over the last 30 years through conservation easements and restoration of native woodlands, wetlands and prairie in addition to many ornamental garden rooms. Guests will also tour the home, built in 1927. A gift bag of autographed books & garden goodies, including “Bill’s Bees honey from their hives, will complete the visit.
Made possible thanks to the generosity of Donna LaPietra and Bill Kurtis. Tour will be scheduled between May-September 2022. Please note that appropriate COVID-19 precautions will apply.