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October 2016

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 give a lecture for 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 email:…

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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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CCF Info Table at Denizen’s Brewing Company

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Denizen’s Brewing Company, 1115 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States
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The weekend before the DC Gala, on October 15th, CCF staff and volunteers will be venturing out into one of the local DC Breweries, Denizen's Brewing Company in Silver Spring Maryland. There will be an information and merchandise table, where information will be presented about CCF's mission, goals, and accomplishments! Donations will be accepted and merchandise will be available. CCF staff and volunteers will continue to spread the word of the DC Gala with informational postcards, and perhaps maybe even…

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Explorers Club – Lowell Thomas Awards Dinner and Reception

October 15 @ 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
633 Cabrillo Blvd

Santa Barbara, CA 93103 United States
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Join Dr. Laurie Marker at the 2016 Lowell Thomas Awards Dinner and Reception in Santa Barbara. It will be a spectacular visual treat showcasing wilderness and open spaces from around the world, including imagery from Explorers Club members, and multimedia presentations featuring awardees. There will also be a flag return, many special guests, a highly curated silent auction, and of course convivial conversation. An Après Dinner Mingle under the stars will ensure the inspiration continues well into the evening. Tickets

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Hank’s Cheetah Cafe’

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hank’s house, 650 Vincente Ave
Berkeley, CA 94707 United States
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A pop-up café to benefit Africa's classiest cat. WHAT: Cheetah Café, 100% of proceeds go to the Cheetah Conservation Fund ( WHEN: Sunday, October 16, 10:00am to 12:00pm WHERE: In front of our house, 650 Vincente Ave., Berkeley 94707 WHAT THEY'LL HAVE: • Full line of espresso beverages (beans generously provided by Tony’s Coffee) • Hot cocoa, tea, and drip coffee • Homemade baked goods Hope you can make it! Hank's Event Page

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Kids (and adults) for Cheetahs

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
San Geronimo Valley Community Center, 6350 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
San Geronimo, CA 94963 United States
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Join CCF kids at the San Geronimo Valley Community Center for a fundraiser including crafts, games, a bake sale, a raffle, a silent auction and a special guest. Sunday, October 16, noon - 3pm For more information contact: Hear event host Paloma in her interview on KWMR. She is inviting YOU to attend and help her raise $5,000 to support CCF. Can't attend but want to help Paloma reach her $5,000 goal? Click below to donate: Kids…

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

October 16 @ 5:00 pm
Wieden+Kennedy, 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
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

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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