National Geographic : 2006 Aug
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ACKNOWLEDGES AND THANKS THE GROSVENOR GALA SPONSORS AND FRIENDS COMMITTEE DONORS FOR SUPPORTING THE GILBERT M. GROSVENOR FUND FOR GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION. GROSVENOR GALA EVENT SPONSORS Lead Gala Underwriter International Paper Gala Underwriters Rolex News Corporation GROSVENOR GALA FRIENDS COMMITTEE VOYAGERS The Phil Hardin Foundation Maddox Foundation The David and Lucile Packard Foundation PATRONS Mr. and Mrs. W. Leslie Douglas Kautz Family Foundation The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation Richard King Mellon Foundation Mr. and Mrs. B. Francis Saul II Utah State Board ofEducation and Utah State Legislature Windhover Foundation GEOGRAPHERS Anonymous Jeffrey and Darlene Anderson The Lee and Juliet Folger Fund The Gilbert M. Grosvenor Family Iron Horse Vineyards Audrey and Barry Sterling Mr. and Mrs. Carl H. Lindner Mr. and Mrs. Carl H. Lindner III Mr. and Mrs. Patrick E Noonan Woodstock Foundation EXPLORERS The Acacia Group Charles and Gwen Allmon Walter A. Bloedorn Foundation Michael and Sheila Bonsignore Dodge Jones Foundation EDS Mr. and Mrs. John M. Fahey, Jr. FedEx The Honorable and Mrs. William K. Reilly Mr. and Mrs. Edward P Roski, Jr. Tucker Capital Corporation ADVENTURERS Joan Abrahamson and Jonathan Aronson Joe L. Allbritton The Clayton Fund The Conservation Fund Covington & Burling DuPont Dr. and Mrs. Lloyd H. Elliott Rosemary and Roger Enrico Daniel and Judith Goldin Bruce and Nancy Gottwald Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr. Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson Principal Financial Group Texas State University, San Marcos Time, Inc. Tracy R. Wolstencroft TREKKERS Allbritton Communications Company William L. Allen Arent Fox PLLC Association of American Geographers Dr. Douglas Richardson Baker & Hosteder Bechtel Foundation Berlin Industries, Inc. Dick and Denise Boehm Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Bolger Brown Advisory John J. Brown and Susan K. Feagin Magalen O. Bryant CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield Cayfosa Quebecor Chesapeake Bay Foundation Communications Data Services ConocoPhillips Cummins Inc. Mr. Jake Eberts Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) Epsilon Fannie Mae Farr, Miller & Washington, LLC Bradford M. Freeman Mr. Claude A. Giroux and Family The Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund Gordon and Llura Gund The Henry Foundation Hess, Egan, Hagerty & L'Hommedieu, Inc. / M&T Bank Hogan & Hartson Host Marriott Corporation Izaak Walton League of America J. E . Robert Companies The Honorable and Mrs. Philip C. Jackson, Jr. Eli S. Jacobs Mr. Richard T. Kennedy and Ms. Heidi E. Morgan The Honorable Tom C. Korologos & The Honorable Ann McLaughlin Korologos KPMG Lambrakis Press SA Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest Lindblad Expeditions, Inc. Virginia Cretella Mars Dr. Floretta Dukes McKenzie Dorothy and Bill McSweeny Microsoft Corporation Panfilo and Diana Gardner Morelli National Fish & Wildlife Foundation NGS Geographic Alliances Northern Trust The Patrick Foundation Patton Boggs, LLP PEPCO The Honorable Mariana Pfaelzer Greg and Liz Platts The Honorable and Mrs. Nathaniel P. Reed Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Thomas D. Rutherfoord, Jr. Vicki and Roger Sant Mr. and Mrs. James Sasser Gerd and Irene Schulte-Hillen SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Dr. and Mrs. Robert C. Seamans, Jr. Sesame Workshop Dr. Bertrand J. Shapiro Sofos Management Strategic Investment Group STW Fixed Income Management Towers Perrin Wachovia Mr. Ted Waitt Missy and Seth Warfield Well, Gotshal & Manges Mr. and Mrs. Leo E Wells III Mrs. Dawn Noonan Ziemski IN-KIND SPONSORS Abaca Imports Anheuser-Busch Corporation ARTEX, Inc Embassy of Canada Frank Parsons Paper Company Iron Horse Vineyards Mohawk, powered by Windpower Office of Hawaiian Affairs Security Moving Storage Logistics Southeastern Printing Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America SUPPORT LEVELS Voyagers: $500,000 and above Patrons: $250,000 and above Geographers: $100,000 and above Explorers: $50,000 and above Adventurers: $25,000 and above Trekkers: $10,000 and above As of May 4, 2006 For more information on Mr. Grosvenor's legacy, The GrosvenorFund, or to see imagesfrom the May 3 celebration,please visit www.nationalgeographic.com/grosvenorgala.