Annual Fall Recognition Dinner & Silent Auction

Join Us for a Night of Music and Celebration!

Join MNA as we recognize the donors and volunteers who make our
continued success possible. The Annual Fall Recognition Dinner and Silent Auction
will honor those who dedicate countless hours to MNA, and reflect on another year of success.

MNA will announce those being honored with the Volunteer of the Year Award,
Mason and Melvin Schafer Distinguished Service Award, Richard W. Holzman Award, and more!


Keynote Speaker
Nick Haddad
Conservation biologist, Professor - Michigan State University
Nick Haddad is a professor and senior terrestrial ecologist in the Department of Integrative Biology and the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station at Michigan State University. He is the director of the KBS Long-term Ecological Research program, which studies the ecology of agricultural landscapes. Besides studies of rare butterflies, his research focuses on habitat conservation in agricultural and forested landscapes. His new book, “The Last Butterflies: A Scientist’s Quest to Save a Rare and Vanishing Creature,” Haddad chronicles the stories of six extremely rare butterflies: the Bay Checkerspot, Fender’s Blue, Crystal Skipper, Miami Blue, St. Francis’ Satyr and Schaus’ Swallowtail.


Special Musical Guest 
Erin Coburn
Performer and singer/songwriter Erin Coburn has captivated audiences since a young age, with her prowess on guitar, powerful vocals, and bringing her own style of Rock with Blues influences into the 21st Century.


Silent Auction to Benefit Environmental Education
All proceeds from the silent auction will go to the Environmental Education Fund
to provide nature education opportunities for students and families in Michigan.
See the variety of fun Michigan experiences offered in the 2019 Silent Auction Catalog (coming soon)!


Please Join Us
Friday, November 15, 2019
6:30 p.m.

Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
219 S. Harrison Road
East Lansing, Michigan

Tickets are $30. All are welcome.

Reserve Your Seat by November 8
Contact Lauren Ross to reserve your seat: or (866) 223-2231
Purchase tickets online here.