Cocktails and Conservation 2017



6:00pm Cocktail Reception, Auction and Entertainment
7:30pm Program
Dessert Reception to follow
St. Nicholas Croatian Catholic Church, Millvale, PA

Online TicketsOrder Tickets by Mail (PDF)

Sebak 2

WQED’s Rick Sebak

Event Details

Food, Drink & Dessert

Dress for the occasion! A fashion nod to 1937 is not required but will be rewarded!



  • Tom Roberts, Piano

    Silent Auction with a Vintage Flair

    Vintage item donations will be gratefully accepted. Contact Sarina Johnston at

Tickets & Sponsorships

Every ticket includes: Cocktail Reception, Program, Dessert Reception

General Admission: $100
Sponsors (inc. Valet Parking): $250 and above. Benefits listed below.

Be an Early Bird! Deadline: March 10, 2017

Make your reservation or sponsorship commitment on or before March 10th to be listed in the invitation and receive automatic entry into a Cocktails & Conservation 2017 Giveaway. Early Birds may also add a Valet Parking Pass to their reservation for $15. (After 3/10: $25)

Tickets & Sponsorships online:

Order Tickets by Mail (PDF)


Promotional Partner: Lamar_Logo150x21


Sponsorship Opportunities

Every Ticket includes: Cocktail Reception with WQED’s Rick Sebak, Live Music, Program, Dessert Reception. Benefits accrue from the previous level.

$10,000 ~ PRESENTING SPONSOR ~ 20 Tickets, Only 1 Available

Up to 10 Valet Parking Passes plus these exclusive benefits…

  • Logo inclusion on event-related billboards presented by Lamar Advertising+
  • Promotional Banner on Home Page at
  • Opportunity to offer a welcome message from the podium

$5,000 ~ LUMINARY ~ 16 Tickets ~ 20 Tickets
Up to 8 Valet Parking Passes

Additional benefits…

  • Promotional banner with link on website
  • Listing in all event publications and signage, related media and activities+
  • Signage or banner placement in the Reception Tent

$2,500 ~ PRESERVATIONIST ~ 12 Tickets
Up to 6 Valet Parking Passes

Additional benefits…

  • Name/logo listing with link on website
  • Recognition from the podium

$1,937 ~ BENEFACTOR ~ 8 Tickets
Up to 4 Valet Parking Passes

Additional benefits…

  • Private Tour and Conversation with a Conservator
  • Reserved seating for program
  • (1) Maxo Vanka’s Mural Masterpiece by Ken Love (DVD)

$1,000 ~ PATRON ~ 6 Tickets
Up to 3 Valet Parking Passes

Additional benefits…

  • Private docent tour
  • (1) “Gift of Sympathy” by David Leopold

$500 ~ AFICIONADO ~ 4 Tickets
Up to 2 Valet Parking Passes

  • Magnet

$250 ~ DOCENT ~ 2 Tickets
1 Valet Parking Pass

    • Listing in the invitation, on the website and event signage
    • Featured recognition on event signage
    • (1) set of five full-color Notecards

$100 ~ SPONSOR ~ 1 Ticket

        • Listing in the invitation, program, website and event signage
        • (4) Postcards

Valet parking is the only parking option near the Church. Early Bird Registration (invitation listing and giveaway): March 10, 2017.
Printed Recognition: April 24, 2017. Early Birds may also add a Valet Parking Pass to their reservation for $15. (After 3/10: $25)

+Must be received by March 10th to be included on billboards.

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