Annual Green Gala 3 Weeks Away!


Get your green on at the 5th Annual Green Gala on August 27th, 2015!  This event is one of the most inspiring gatherings in Grand Rapids. The Gala has served for years as a place for the community to celebrate success and recommit to protecting, enhancing, and expanding Grand Rapids parks and environment.

Tickets are available for purchase online at green-gala.com. The greenest bash of the year is happening in the parking garage at the Plante Moran/Chistman Building at Fish Ladder Park off of Front Avenue at 7pm.

This legendary event celebrates the accomplishments and vision achieved by Friends of Grand Rapids Parks within the last 6 years, and we’re inviting all of our friends to join us to mark the occasion. The packed night—which this year celebrates Steve Faber’s leadership—offers a unique night of mingling and silent auctioning while learning more about our community’s amazing parks!

This year’s Gala will feature DJ Adrian “AB” Butler and will house a photo wall for one of a kind photo opps! Guests will be updated on several projects occurring at FGRP.  You’ll enjoy Long Road Distillers cocktails, Grand Rapids beer, Michigan wine, locally-sourced bites and will be able to show our friends a thing or two on the dance floor.

Best of all? By attending you’ll not only be enjoying a phenomenal night, but also supporting Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and your community in an invaluable way. Your ticket will benefit a truly wide range of our City parks and forestry initiatives, including tree plantings, rehabilitation of playgrounds, and protection of natural areas. The Green Gala raises funds that allow FGRP to coordinate citizen volunteers and cover capital costs that aren’t otherwise covered by grants.

There is still time to become a Green Gala Sponsor! Please visit green-gala.com for more details, an itinerary, as well as ticket and donation options.

To read a recap of last year’s Gala on our blog, visit here.

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