Online Gala 2020 Schedule

Wildlife Center Gala -- Saturday, November 7! 

6:00 to 7:30 p.m. EST – Join us for a variety of pre-gala receptions and meet-and-mingle sessions hosted by Wildlife Center staff and our “wildlife ambassadors”.

Meet & Mingles #1 – 6:00 to 6:45 p.m Eastern.

Where Are They Now? … Former Center vets, rehabbers, and vet techs join us – from around the world!  Host: Center veterinarian Dr. Karra Pierce.

The Bear Facts … An update on the current 19 Black Bear cubs – and other bear patients – from Center wildlife rehabilitators [and “bear mommas”] Kelsey Pleasants and Shannon Mazurowski.

Sssssnakes Alive … A conversation about snakes – and other reptiles – with Widllife Care Academy Coordinator Maggie McCartney.

Up Close and Personal I ... Outreach Coordinator Alex Wehrung brings some of the Center’s wildlife ambassadors to the party!

Meet & Mingles #2 – 6:45 to 7:30 p.m.

Let’s Get Technical … Learn more about the work of the Center’s veterinary technicians, led by Jess Dyer.

“Film Festival” … A “film festival” of popular Center wildlife videos. Host:  videographer and Outreach Coordinator Aaron Provencio.

Meet-and-Greet … An informal reception with members of the Center’s Board of Directors and staff.

Up Close and Personal II ... Outreach Coordinator Lauren Edzenga brings some of the Center’s wildlife ambassadors to the party!

It's Gala Time! The Main Event! – 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.  

Wildlife Center President Ed Clark is live – with an update on the Center’s work, the premiere of the Gala video, and the Live Auction, showcasing the very best treasures of our 2020 Gala!