The Green Ball

You Are Invited To
The Green Ball
Friday, May 21, 2010

Readers of San Francisco Luxury Living are invited to spend an evening with Chevy Chase and his wife Jayni on May 21, 2010 at The Green Ball.

Jayni Chase and Chevy Chase
Jayni Chase and Chevy Chase

This year Friends of the Earth, an environmental organization and network of grassroots groups in 77 countries dedicated to championing a more healthy and just world, will hold its signature event, the Green Ball, on Friday, May 21st at 1 Fort Mason in San Francisco.

WHAT: THE GREEN BALL
WHO: Friends of the Earth
WHEN: Friday, May 21, 2010
6:00 PM – VIP Reception
7:30 PM – The Green Ball
WHERE: 1 Fort Mason, San Francisco
TICKETS: Visit www.foe.org/green-ball or contact Caely French, cfrench@foe.org, (415) 544-0790 ext. 212

Notable Bay Area television journalist Doug McConnell will host this year’s event, joining Honorary Chairs Jayni & Chevy Chase and Co-Chairs Linda S. Gordon and Russell Long to honor several outstanding individuals who have demonstrated a profound commitment to environmental and humanitarian efforts. Friends of the Earth President, Erich Pica, who recently appeared on such notable news programs as NBC Nightly News, PBS NewsHour, and MSNBC’s The Dylan Ratigan Show and Countdown with Keith Olbermann, will also be in attendance.

Awards will be presented to Tom Hormel who will receive the Green Philanthropy Award for his longstanding commitment to environmental and humanitarian efforts, Zem Joaquin who will be honored with the Green Lifestyle Award for her commitment to green living and sustainable design, and 13 year old youth activist Aitan Grossman, who will receive the Green Initiative Youth Award for writing the song “100 Generations” and starting the kidEarth project, which has become an international movement creating a united youth voice in the climate battle.

Moonalice, a band of musicians whose members have played with Jefferson Starship, Rod Stewart, the Flying Other Brothers, and Ann Atomic will be on-hand as the evening’s featured entertainment. Guests will enjoy organic, locally-sourced cuisine from Fork & Spoon productions, organic and biodynamic wines from Frey Vineyards, hand crafted ales from North Coast Brewing Company, and a signature cocktail from Blue Ice Organic Vodka. In true Friends of the Earth form, the evening will be free of plastic bottles, and most organic waste accumulated at the event will be composted.

ABOUT FRIENDS OF THE EARTH

Friends of the Earth and our network of grassroots groups in 77 countries defend the environment and champion a more healthy and just world. We’re progressive environmental advocates who pull no punches and speak sometimes uncomfortable truths to power. It’s an approach that for four decades has yielded victories protecting our planet and its people. Our current campaigns focus on clean energy and solutions to global warming, protecting people from toxic and new, potentially harmful technologies, and promoting smarter, low-pollution transportation alternatives.

For more information visit www.foe.org