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Thu, November 21, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION

1111 Red River Street
Austin , TX 78701

Austin Youth River Watch's celebration to help support the important work we do for Austin's underserved youth and the environment.

Take Me To The River 

 

Take Me To The River 2019, a celebration for Austin Youth River Watch, will take place on November 21st at Waterloo Greenway at Symphony Square

 

We're excited that KVUE reporter and anchor Ashley Goudeau will be our emcee!

 

Please join us for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music from Brand New Key, a silent auction, and fun surprises throughout the evening to help support the important work we do. Students will host tables to highlight their work in water quality and watershed restoration, and speak about our program impact. Outstanding supporters will be recognized with the Dragonlfy Award! 

 

Parking will be available at Waterloo Greenway, free of charge, in main lot across from the venue at 1100-1110 Red River Street. Attire is business casual.

 

$50 / ticket, $90 / pair. Get your tickets now!

All money raised will benefit future AYRW youth development and environmental stewardship programming.

(AYRW alumni can attend this event plus 1 guest for free! Please contact jamie@riverwatchers.org to RSVP.)

 

Paddle Raise and Live Auction

Part of the fun at Take Me to the River will include a paddle raise activity and LIVE auction items. The paddle raise allows you to support AYRW’s mission in an engaging way, encouraging your friends next to you to do the same. The live auction is an exciting way for you to support AYRW, in exchange for some amazing prizes. This year our live auction prizes are:

 

Silent Auction

We have some really cool packages that will be available for you to bid on at the event’s silent auction, thanks to the generosity of several local individuals, groups, and businesses. Here are just a few of the packages we have listed below. Click on the red VIEW SILENT AUCTION button, or use this link, to see all of the items in detail, or to start bidding now!

  • Canoeing Adventure with the River Watchers 
  • Tree Climbing Adventure with the River Watchers 
  • Snorkeling Adventure for 6 at Aquarena Springs in San Marcos, TX
  • NSpire Salon - Keratin Smoothing Treatment 
  • NSpire Salon - Cut and Color
  • 4 Round Rock Express Tickets + $100 Salt Lick Gift Card 
  • JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort - 1 night staycation plus 4 wristbands for on-site waterpark
  • Rosens Bagels Catered Brunch
  • Coldtowne Comedy - 8-week sketch or improv class
  • 2 Orchestra Seats for Austin Classical Guitar Concert + $100 Olive & June Gift Card
  • Flat Creek Winery - Wine Tasting & Disk Golf Experience for 4 
  • Crux Climbing Center - 2 5-Punch Passes

Click on the red VIEW SILENT AUCTION button, or use this link, to see all of the items in detail, or to start bidding now!

 

Thank you to our Take Me To The River 2019 Sponsors!

     

    

               

 

        

         

   The Hot Potatoes 

 

 

Sponsorships are still available!

If you are interested in giving back and supporting our mission by becoming a sponsor for this event, please contact Jamie Green via email at jamie@riverwatchers.org or call (210) 232-7367 for more information. Sponsor levels and benefits are listed to the right and in the image below.

Tickets


$50 Individual Ticket
$90 Pair of Tickets
$250 Copper Creek Level Sponsorship
2 event tickets, 2 AYRW vintage creeks map t-shirts, and name recognition on event social media, email, website, and slideshow
$500 Silver Stream Level Sponsorship
4 event tickets, 4 AYRW vintage creeks map t-shirts, and name recognition on event social media, email, website, and slideshow
$1,000 Lapis Lake Level Sponsorship
6 event tickets, 6 AYRW vintage creeks map t-shirts, and logo recognition on event social media, email, website, and slideshow
$2,500 Ruby River Level Sponsorship
8 event tickets, 8 AYRW vintage creeks map t-shirts, logo recognition on event social media, email, website, and slideshow and logo recognition on printed event materials
$5,000 Golden Gulf Level Sponsorship
10 event tickets, 10 AYRW vintage creeks map t-shirts, premium logo recognition & placement on event social media, email, website, and slideshow, logo recognition on printed event materials, special recognition from stage at event, company promotional materials at event and private volunteer day

Event Offers for Purchase


$20 #1 - T-Shirt
$5 #2- Straw
$10 #3 - Patch
$20 #4- Wine Ring Toss
$2,500 Paddle Up – Fund 1 student to participate in River Watch for 1 full year.

$2,500 – Give 1 student the opportunity to be a part of a truly unique program in youth development, environmental science, and community engagement.

$1,000 Paddle Up – Buy new tires for one of our aging vans.

$1,000 - Will buy new tires for one of our aging vans.

Without transportation, the program literally won’t go anywhere.

$500 Paddle Up - Pay for internet for the River Watchers for a month.

$500 – will pay for internet for 2 months, so River Watchers can report their water quality data collected, and share their findings and experiences with the world.

$250 Paddle Up - Will help maintain our fleet of vans for 1 month.

$250 – will help maintain our fleet of aging vans for 1 month.

Without tires, the vans for the program literally won’t go anywhere.

$100 Paddle Up - Buy material costs and safety equipment for River Watchers for 1 month.

$100 – will pay for material costs and safety equipment for River Watchers for one month such as sunscreen, bug spray, first-aid, boots, waders, shovels, buckets, gloves, distilled water - all of the necessary materials for the program.

$50 Paddle Up - Buy a tank of gas to take River Watchers out into the field.

$50 – will pay for a tank of gas to take River Watchers out to one of our 27 testing sites around Austin, 20+ restoration sites, pick-up from 10 high schools, and finally take students safely home to 100+ different addresses.

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