Rescue Our Wetlands Capstone Gala

Capstone Gala

July 21, 2018

The Westin Chicago North Shore

5:30 PM - 10:00 PM


Special Keynote Speaker:

John W. Thompson

Chairman of the Board for Microsoft, former CEO of Symantec Corporation and Wetlands America Trust board member

Also representing Wetlands America Trust:

Doug Oberhelman

Retired CEO of Caterpillar


Black tie optional

For further details contact:
James Roberts: 678-907-4979
Steve Worth: 847-846-0259
Bryan Wiesner: 847-226-9662

Buy Tickets

Online ticket sales end on 7/20/2018.


Packages

Continental Sponsor Package: $100,000

  • President's Council membership, acknowledgment and invitations to future engagement opportunities
  • Two 10-top tables for you and your guests: Top Tier table location
  • Invitation for 4 to DU President pre-event cocktail reception
  • Personal signed copy of Waterfowl of Illinois book by Steve Havera
  • Sponsor Specialty shotgun
  • Recognition in the Ducks Unlimited Magazine, press release, event website, Rescue Our Wetlands Capstone Gala brochure, and social media announcements

Flyway Sponsor Package: $50,000

  • President's Council membership, acknowledgment and invitations to future engagement opportunities
  • 10-top table for you & your guests: Priority table location
  • Invitation for 2 to DU President pre-event cocktail reception
  • Personal signed copy of Waterfowl of Illinois book by Steve Havera
  • Sponsor Specialty shotgun
  • Recognition on event website, social media, brochure and 4 sponsor boards displayed in ballroom

Refuge Sponsor Package: $25,000

  • President's Council membership, acknowledgment and invitations to future engagement opportunities
  • 8-top table for you and your guests: Upgraded table location
  • Invitation for 2 to DU President pre-event cocktail reception
  • Sponsor Specialty handgun
  • Recognition on event website, brochure and 4 sponsor boards displayed in ballroom

President's Council Package: $15,000

  • President's Council membership, acknowledgment and invitations to future engagement opportunities
  • 8-top table for you and your guests
  • Invitation for 2 to DU President pre-event cocktail reception
  • Sponsor Specialty handgun
  • Recognition on President's Council Acknowledgment board and Capstone Gala brochure

Pothole Sponsorship Package: $5,000

  • 8-top table for you and your guests
  • Sponsor Specialty handgun
  • Recognition in the Rescue Our Wetlands Capstone Gala brochure

Duck Club and DU Committee tables available upon request. Contact James Roberts at 678-907-4979.

Buy Tickets

Online ticket sales end on 7/20/2018.


Hotel & Reservation Information

Westin Chicago North Shore
601 North Milwaukee Avenue
Wheeling, IL 60090

Reserve your discounted room online or call the hotel directly at 847-777-6500.

Room block deadline is Monday, July 9, 2018.

Westin Chicago North Shore

Excursions

Fishing Derby - $100

Enjoy world class salmon fishing out of the #1 harbor in Wisconsin for salmon and trout fishing. Depart early from the Westin in Wheeling to Kenosha, Wisconsin to fish with five of the most accomplished charter captains in the region in the Rescue Our Wetlands Fishing Derby.

The fee includes transportation to and from Kenosha, license, all guide and associated fees, and a box lunch and beverages.

Max McGraw Sporting Clays Shoot - $100

Travel to the Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation to shoot at the newly redesigned, world-class, sporting clays range.

The fee includes transportation to and from Max McGraw, gun rental (if required), ammunition, all guide and associated fees, and a box lunch and beverages.

Chicago Botanic Garden - $50

Travel to the Chicago Botanic Gardens and enjoy 385 acres of manicured gardens, a true jewel of the Cook County Forest Preserves.

The fee includes transportation to and from the gardens, ticket for the Grand Rail Tour, and a box lunch and beverages.