Gala in the Garden

  • Sunday, May 5, 2002 – 3:00 pm6:00 pm

The gala has become the first rite of spring for many in the Triangle community and is the largest fund raiser for the Arboretum. This is a time to visit with old friends and meet new ones, enjoy food and beverage among the beauties of the JCRA gardens, and participate in the silent and live auctions. Items ranging from trips to jewelry to artwork to plants are donated for your bidding pleasure. Contact Donna Walker for an invitation.

Corporate Sponsors

Double Diamond
NC Association of Nurserymen

A. E. Finley Foundation

Hamlin Companies

Carolina Nurseries
CP&L – a Progress Energy Company
Fair Products
George & Gwen McCotter\
Piedmont Carolina Nursery
Progress Energy
J W York Company
Rosemary and Smedes York

Jane J. Avinger
Bland Landscaping
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
W. L. and Dorothy Burns
Capital Broadcasting/WRAL
Certified Systems
Dick and Marlene Daugherty
Day Associates
Doris and Buddy Deal
Hawksridge Farms
Hal and Patsy Hopfenberg
Linda and Richard Lawson
Murfam Enterprises
Pender Nursery
Quality Staffing Specialists
Tom and Amira Ranney
Rodgers Landscaping Services
J.D. "Dick" and Doris Thompson
Wyatt-Quarles Seed Company

Special Friends
James and Sandra Archer
Lawrence and Sara Davenport
Renee and Stephen Harper
George and Bette Jean Joyner
James and Florence Poyner

Auction Donors

Angus Barn
Jane Avinger
Beanie and Cecil – Leah Goodnight
Bella Bella – Linda Lawson
Better Tree Care – Guy Meilleur
Black Cat Beads – Susan Hatchell
Body Elemental
Don and Phyllis Brookshire
Canaan Valley Resort – Steve Drumheller
Capital City Club
Cary Garden Supply
Certain Things – Lu Harris
Chuck-em – Bob Cairns
Felix Cita-Gomez
CMI Jewelry Showroom – Keith Rivenbark
Custom Landscapes – Suzanne Edny
Day Associates – Leanne Day
Dazzle and Lace – Robin Foster
Deckled Edge
Dodde Stark
Ron Doggett
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Eagle Ridge Golf Course
Earth Graphics – Jeff Evans
Charlie and Rosemary Easton
Don Ellington Sound Service
Exploris and IMAX Theater – Parker York
Femme Fatale
The Fire Place – Ruby McSwain
Chancellor Marye Anne Fox and Jim Whitesell
A Friend
Garden Symphonies – Julie Tucker
Garibaldi and Burns Jewelers
Jim Graham
Judi Grainger
Great Outdoor Provisions
Robin Hackney
Hair Artz – Manny Garcia
Hawksridge Farms – Rick CrowderHorticopia – Anne Muecke
Holland Sweets – Nicole Holland
Home Economics
Horticopia – Anne Muecke
Horticultural Plantscapes, Inc. – Nelsa Cox
Bryce Lane
Liggett Design Group – Frank Liggett, ASLA, Principal
Liles Clothing Studio
Long Hill Bed and Breakfast – George and Rhoda Kriz, Owners
Lundie's Salon
Bob Lyons
Lyons Photography – Bob Lyons
Margaux's Restaurant
Shelley McCain
Maude Miller's Gardens – Nancy Dunn
NC State – College of Agriculture and Life Sciences – College Advancement
NC State Basketball
NC State Football
NC State Men's Basketball Team
NC State – College of Agriculture and Life Sciences – College Relations – Bob Cairns
Neo Monde and Nur Deli
North Ridge Country Club – Carolyn Grant
Marge O'Keeffe
Ora Designers
Patrick Pizer
A Proper Garden at Five Points – Mary Margaret Beam
Raleigh Little Theatre
Bob Rankin
J. C. Raulston's Estate – Tracy Traer
Sylvia Redwine
Revels Tractor
Rivers Whitwater Rafting Resort
Marcia Sachs
Sam and Bill's Place – Steve Cox and Tammi Wolosuk
Slope and Sail Tours
Stevenson Millwork – Lee Stephenson
Karen Tiede
Triangle Imports – Tom O'Rourke
Tyler House at the Lassiter
Amy Veatch
Donna and Steve Walker
Jan Wilson
Wintergreen Resort
George York
J. W. York

To register, please call Donna Walker at (919) 513-3826.
JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4301 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
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Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
For additional information, please call Donna Walker at (919) 513-3826.