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Lake County Land Trust Annual Dinner @ The Lodge at Blues Lakes
10/08/2016 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm| $75
California Secretary of Agriculture, Karen Ross, will be the guest speaker at the Lake County Land Trust’s annual fundraising dinner. The event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Lodge at Blue Lakes, 5135 State Hwy 20, Upper Lake.
Secretary Ross has deep leadership experience in agricultural issues both nationally and internationally. Since her appointment in 2011, she has strengthened partnerships across government, academia and the non-profit sector in the drive to maintain and improve environmental stewardship and to develop adaptation strategies for the specific impacts of climate change.
She is passionate about fostering the reconnection of consumers to the land and the people who produce their food, and to improving the access of all California citizens to healthy, nutritious California-grown agricultural products, celebrated for their diversity and abundance in serving local, national and global markets.
Having served for 13 years as the President of the California Association of Winegrape Growers, Secretary Ross also has extensive knowledge of all aspects of the wine industry and its impact on the community.
“We are deeply honored that Secretary Ross has agreed to speak at our event”, said Val Nixon, President of the Lake County Land Trust. “She has such relevant expertise on so many issues that are important to this county and its future growth.”
Tickets cost $75 per person and include dinner, wine, appetizers and dessert.
During the social hour starting at 4 p.m. guests will also be able to peruse and bid on the silent auction featuring Lake County artwork and other items.
You can purchase your tickets online at www.lakecountylandtrust.org by clicking on the donate button, and choosing the annual dinner. Please indicate your desire for meat or vegetarian in the notes section. You may also send a check to the Lake County Land Trust, PO Box 1017, Lakeport, CA 95453.
For further information about tickets and/or sponsorships, call the Lake County Land Trust at 262-0707 or email to: email@example.com.