On Earth Day Eve (April 21), Acterra honored local hero, Peter Drekmeier at our annual Party for the Planet.

Thanks to our incredible community — We raised $95,000 for Acterra and the environment!

View event photos here.

Did not have a chance to attend?
We still have some great Pick-A-Party spots available!
Buy an individual spot at the following events (first-come, first-served):

Friday, June 3, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
Poker Tournament in a Yurt. Cash prizes: $800 1st place, $400 2nd place, $200 3rd place, $100 4th place.
($200 per player, 18 spots available)

Saturday June 4, 2016, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Cooking class led by culinary teacher, speaker and author Laura Stec of Innovative Cuisine.
($70 per person, 9 spots available)

Saturday July 9, 2016
Rafting Trip on the South Fork of the American River with Peter Drekmeier and Gordon Becker.
($150 per person, 4 spots available)

Reserve your spot(s) here!
Registration ends May 15
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Thank you to the many people that made the 2016 Party for the Planet a huge success:

Event Committee

Catherine Elvert, Event Chair
Gordon Becker
Ranae DeSantis
Ariane Erickson
Elliot Margolies
Lucia Moser
Megan O'Mahony
Elizabeth Sarmiento
Susan Stansbury
Adam Stern

Leadership Circle Hosts

Barbara Erny
Nancy and Bill Grove
Bart and Nancy Westcott
Ranae DeSantis

Partner Circle Hosts

Elizabeth Arndorfer and Clint Smith
Phil and Mary Bobel
Edith and Jeb Eddy
Jerry Hearn and Rebecca Reynolds
Dr. Mary Hufty and Dr. Daniel Alegria
David Smernoff and Cindy Russell

Supporter Circle Hosts

Scott Brenneman
Mark Bult and Velma Gentzsch
Peter and Melanie Cross
Susan and Eric Dunn
Gregory Fowler
Mary and Clint Gilliland
Herb and Norma Grench
Gary and Patricia Hedden
Bruce Klafter and Michelle Ranes Klafter
Larry Klein
Dr. Kate Kramer and Sven Thesen
Peter and Sue LaTourrette
Julie Lovins
Nancy and Tor Lund
Armand and Eliane Neukermans
Judith and Hans Steiner
Jane and Paul Taylor
Laura and Boris Teksler
Virginia Van Kuran
Julie Weiss and Rich Schwerin

With additional thanks to:

Bay Area Discovery Museum
Catered Too
Catherine and Kurt Elvert
David Coale
Disneyland Resorts
Peter Drekmeier
Elizabeth Sarmiento
eMotorWerks
Evvia Estiatorio
Facebook
Gravity Wine Bar
Gordon Becker
Japjit Tulsi
Joe Jordan
Landmark Theaters
Laura Stec
Laura and Boris Teksler
Layer Cake Wines
Merritt Marine
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
Orchard Supply Hardware
Patagonia
People Power
Portola Vineyards
REI
Reposado
Suds Jain
Summerwinds Nursery
Watercourse Way Bath House Spa

Our Dedicated Staff & Community Volunteers

Presenting Sponsor
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Changemaker Sponsor
Stanford Federal Credit Union Logo
Advocate Sponsor
Layer Cake Logo  People Power Logo   Pete Moffat Logo