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October 2016

Dr. Laurie Marker’s US Fall Tour – WCN Expo

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
San Francisco,
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Dr. Laurie Marker will speak at the WCN expo from 5:15 - 5:45 on Saturday October 8th. Full Event will take place from 10am to 6pm Endangered species face many challenges, but the Expo Day presentations will remind you that there is hope, especially when wild animals have these conservation heroes at their side. Event Speakers Tickets

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Dr. Laurie Marker Lecture and Meet a Cheetah

October 9 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
La Herradura Vineyards,
970 Conn Valley Road,
Saint Helena, CA 94574 United States
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Sunday, October 9th 3:00-6:30 pm, when we welcome Cheetah Conservation Fund executive director Dr. Laurie Marker, all the way from Namibia, Africa! Enjoy wine and chat, and an opportunity to meet a cheetah up close! Dr. Marker will give a presentation at 3:30 pm where you can learn about what CCF is doing to save this magnificent species, and then we adjourn for a light dinner at beautiful La Herradura. Advance tickets are required, reserve your space now! A portion…

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Dr. Marker’s US Fall Tour – 2016 – Safari West Dinner and Lecture

October 11 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Safari West,
3115 Porter Creek Rd
Santa Rosa, 95404
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Dr. Laurie Marker will visit Safari West and lecture for our staff, guests and friends. With your ticket you will gain access to a silent auction, a buffet dinner and Dr. Marker’s talk. Adult ticket: $60.00 Children (4-12): $15.00 Time: 4:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. Silent auction: 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. Dinner: 6:00 P.M. (Appetizer’s at 5:30 P.M.) Dr. Laurie Marker talk: After Dinner To reserve your ticket(s), contact our reservations team: (707) 566-3667 (800) 616-2695 RSVP

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Dr. Marker’s US Fall Tour – 2016 – Moorpark, CA

October 13 @ 5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Moorpark Zoo at ​Moorpark College,,
7075 Campus Road
Moorpark, CA 93021 United States
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An evening of “friendraising” under the stars. This event will combine wild animal encounters, wine and hors d’oeuvres with a silent auction on the sprawling terrace of the beautiful Exotic Animal Training and Management building. Join us to honor Platinum Paw Award recipients CCF's Dr. Laurie Marker and Dr. Kim Hoffmans, Vice President of Ventura College and former Dean of the “EATM” program and zoo. Location: America's Teaching Zoo 7075 Campus Road Moorpark, CA - United States October 13th, 2016…

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16th Annual Big Cat. Big Party. In The Pearl!

October 16 @ 5:00 pm
224 NW 13th Ave
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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Join Dr. Laurie Marker for Portland's Big Cat. Big Party. in a new venue! Help save Africa’s most endangered Big Cat. Evening includes silent auction, wine and hors d’oeuvres, a paddle raise, a chance to see a cheetah ambassador and an opportunity to hear Dr. Marker speak about challenges facing the wild cheetah and how her work at CCF in Namibia and around the world is helping to save the species. Tickets: Family discount available General Admission: $125 -$325 (see…

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Dr. Marker’s US Fall Tour – 2016 – Lecture at Smithsonian’s Ripley Center

October 18 @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
S. Dillon Ripley Center,
1100 Jefferson Dr SW

Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Come hear Dr. Laurie Marker, Founder and Executive Director of CCF, as she discusses the complex network of social, economic and environmental problems facing the cheetah with Dr. Suzan Murray, the director of the Smithsonian Global Health Program at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute. Dr. Marker was a former researcher and executive director of the New Opportunities in Animal Health Sciences Center at the National Zoo. She has spent more than 40 years studying the cheetah, working with both wild…

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15th Annual Cheetah Conservation Fund Benefit – DC Gala

October 20 @ 6:30 pm
Foley & Lardner LLP – Georgetown Waterfront,
3000 K St. NW
Washington, 20007
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Event Start Time: 5:30 pm VIP only - 6:30 pm all others Location: Foley & Lardner LLP, 3000 K St NW, Washington, D.C. Don't miss your chance to help Africa’s most endangered big cat through admission to the DC Gala. There will be a silent auction, wine and hors d’oeuvres, and a chance to see one of Columbus Zoo’s cheetah ambassadors. Also, hear Dr. Marker speak about the challenges facing the wild cheetah and her work at CCF in Namibia…

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Dr. Marker’s US Fall Tour – 2016 – Columbus Zoo Fundraiser

October 21 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Columbus Zoo,
4850 W Powell Rd
Powell, OH 43065 United States
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Join Dr. Marker in the African Event Center, at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, for a fundraising event. There will be a presentation by Dr. Marker, a buffet dinner and cash bar, two complimentary drink tickets, a chance to meet a cheetah up-close, and a private cheetah run (weather dependent). Tickets are $75, click below to get your tickets today. Tickets

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Meetah Cheetah in OKC

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Bob’s “Cheetah Penthouse”,
Downtown Oklahoma City Skyline 16 N.E. 2nd Street
Oklahoma City, OK United States
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Join us for the 2016 Meetah Cheetah Party benefiting the Cheetah Conservation Fund. Bob Meinders is generously hosting the event in his fabulous Downtown "Cheetah Penthouse" overlooking the OKC skyline. Meet Zenzi, Jack Hanna's cheetah and frequent partner on network television shows, Dr. Laurie Marker, TIME Magazine 'Hero of the Planet' and Founder of the Cheetah Conservation Fund. It will be a fun filled evening of food, drink and personal encounters with Zenzi the cheetah. Plus, see Bob's fabulous place.…

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November 2016

Dr. Laurie Marker’s US Fall Tour – Little Rock Arkansas

November 8

More info TBA.

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