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The Root Ball at Eden East was a great success!

By May 12, 2015No Comments

A great big THANK YOU to the Sponsors of the 2015 Root Ball!

The 2015 Root Ball was a huge success thanks to Eden East Austin and our many wonderful and generous sponsors: E3 Properties, Austin Parks Foundation, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority, Circuit of The Americas, Apache Corporation, Bartlett Tree Experts, The Davey Tree Expert Company, Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa, LAM+DCI Structural Engineering, Obie O’Brien, Perry Lorenz, Drenner Group, Endeavor Real Estate Group, Gretchen Lynn Janzow — Eco-Broker & Broker Associate with Realty Austin, Kim Williams, John & Molly Rose, Pamela Smallwood, Save Barton Creek Association, Shady Grove Restaurant, Texas Disposal Systems, and The Salt Lick (BBQ)! Thank you also to Deep Eddy Vodka, (512) Brewing Company, Wunder-Pilz Kombucha, and Salt Lick Cellars for sponsoring the libations and to Whole Earth Provision Co. for providing gift certificates to the guests as party favors!

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Bastrop County, Texas Commissioners Court, Sarah Eckhardt, Lee Leffingwell, and Mary Ann Neely were honored for their work to plant trees and protect the environment of Central Texas. Austin Mayor Steve Adler addressed the guests, affirming his dedication to protecting and growing Austin’s urban forest.

TreeFolks is grateful for the support of everyone who attended and for the wonderful entertainment provided by Ann Sauder, Mezzo-soprano of The Ann Sauder Jazz Trio, and Oliver Steck, performer and auctioneer.

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We are so very grateful to the businesses and organizations that sponsored the Root Ball, TreeFolks’ April 30 gala at Eden East. The food was delectable, the music divine, and the cocktails flowed freely. Everyone seemed to have a really fantastic time and the proceeds raised will support this season’s tree planting and education projects right here at home in Austin, TX.  In the coming months, we’ll feature many of the sponsors in Looking Up! — News from the Urban Forest, so you’ll know just who’s stepping up to plant and take care of Austin’s trees!  In the meantime, check out the Facebook album to view more photos and the wonderful sponsors.

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