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An Evening of Virtual Celebration Honoring Environmental Heroes
with Dr. Evan Antin and Skip Martin
MUSIC • ENTERTAINMENT • PRESENTATIONS • AWARDS • LIVE AUCTION • CATERED DINNER DELIVERY
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2020
LIVE Streamed 6:30 PM CST / 7:30 PM EST on EarthxTV

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An Evening of Elegance

This special online event evening will celebrate progress, hope, and innovation in a global shift toward a sustainable and secure future and will benefit year-round educational activities and environmental awareness.

Do we have your contact information? Email gala@earthx.org to stay up to date with the latest news.

Elegant Evening. Worthy Cause.

Join us in celebration of all things green at this epic event for a glamorous evening of music, entertainment and auctions where we honor some of the most notable eco-heroes on the planet.

Master of Ceremonies

Dr. Evan Antin

Author of “World Wild Vet”

Social media’s most followed vet, Dr. Evan Antin is a small animal, wildlife, & exotic animal veterinarian and he’s passionate about wildlife conservation.

Traveling often to work with wild animals around the world has been Dr. Antin’s M.O. long before becoming a vet and his book, “World Wild Vet”, is a memoir of his adventures from young wildlife enthusiast to world traveling wildlife veterinarian & conservationist and educates readers about how we can better preserve our wild animals & habitats.

Dr. Antin will host some of the best-known names in the effort to improve our planet who will also speak about ways they are making a difference as they present their experiences and expertise. Stories of their exploits and adventures will make an exciting evening even more so!

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Welcome Address

Trammell S. Crow

Founder, EarthX

A welcome to the audience and thanks to the honorees for their commitment to the environment and impact to protect our fragile planet.

Lynn McBee

Board Chair, EarthX

As new Board Chair, Lynn is thrilled to welcome gala guests and give an update on the successful launch of EarthxTV.

Jill Tiefenthaler

CEO, National Geographic Society

Jill leads the Society’s mission-driven work and community of explorers, scientists, innovators, educators, and storytellers.

Sponsors

Exciting Entertainment

Stay for a performance by singing and dancing sensation The Compton Kidz Club and Grammy Winner, Skip Martin, of Kool and the Gang, followed by the Bastards of Soul to close out the evening!

Featuring - Bastards of Soul

EarthxGlobalGala
House Band

Grammy Award-Winning

Skip Martin - Lead Singer
of Kool & the Gang

Special Guest

Performance from
Compton Kidz Club

EarthxGlobal Gala Chairs

Honorary Chairs
Trammell S. Crow• Scott Ginsburg
Julie & Jim Turner • Simona Beal
2020 Chairs
Lynn McBee • Laura Ginsburg Pierson • Greg Nieberding
Amy Turner • Jenna Turner Alexander

Global Gala Agenda

Live Stream 6:30 p.m. CST | 7:30 p.m. EST 
 Musical Performance by Compton Kidz
Welcome by Dr. Evan Antin
Address by Trammell S. Crow and Lynn McBee
Convocation by Compton Kidz
Dinner Delivery Presentation
Message by Jill Tiefenthaler CEO, National Geographic
Award Presentations
Live Auction
Sponsor Recognition
Musical Performance by Skip Martin and the Bastards of Soul

Gala Dinner Menu

With Meat

Vegan Black Bean and Cheddar Chili with Fritos
Sides of Guacamole, House Red Salsa, Vegan Sour Cream

Corn Dog with Side of Ketchup and Spicy Mustard

Mixed Salad with Fried Onions, Tomatoes, Carrots and Croutons
Served with Dairy Free Ranch Vinaigrette
Crusty Rolls and Butter

Texas Green Chili Beef Filet Mignon with Bourbon Pan Sauce
Cheese, Greens and Creamed Corn Grits
Garlic and Basil Broccolini, Asparagus and Heirloom Carrots

Deep Fried Apple Pie with Side of Whipped Cream

Vegan Option

Vegan Black bean and Cheddar Chili with Fritos
Sides of Guacamole, House Red Salsa, Vegan Sour Cream

Vegan Corn Dog with side of Ketchup and Spicy Mustard

Mixed Salad with Fried Onions, Tomatoes, Carrots and Croutons
Served with Dairy Free Ranch Vinaigrette

Texas Green Chili Beyond Meat Filet with Bourbon Pan Sauce
Vegan Cheese, Greens and Creamed Corn Grits
Garlic and Basil Broccolini, Asparagus and Heirloom Carrots

Deep Fried Apple Pie with Side of Vegan Whipped Cream

Gluten Free

Vegan Black bean and Cheddar Chili with Fritos
Sides of Guacamole, House Red Salsa, Vegan Sour Cream

Beyond Meat Brat, Gluten Free Bun, Ketchup & Spicy Mustard

Mixed Salad with Fried Onions, Tomatoes, Carrots and Croutons
Served with Dairy Free Ranch Vinaigrette

Texas Green Chili Beyond Meat Filet with Bourbon Pan Sauce
Vegan Cheese, Greens and Creamed Corn Grits
Garlic and Basil Broccolini, Asparagus and Heirloom Carrots

Apple Oat Crisp with Side of Vegan Whipped Cream

The Presenters

Suzy Batiz

2019 Recipient of the Community Leader Award and CEO of supernatural and Poo-Pourri

Robert Redford

Actor and Environmental Activist
Sibylle Szaggars Redford Way of the Rain

Sibylle Szaggars Redford

Environmental Artist, Founder and Artistic Director – The Way of the Rain

Lee Pace

Spokesperson for Conservation International

Michael Cain

President of EarthxFilm

Danni Washington

TV Host of “Nature Knows Best” and Advisor to OKEANOS
Sibylle Szaggars Redford Way of the Rain

Sylvia Earle

CEO of Mission Blue
Sibylle Szaggars Redford Way of the Rain

Jill Tiefenthaler

CEO of National Geographic

Our VIP sponsors for the EarthxGlobal Gala have received beautiful masks depicting art by Sibylle Redford from her “Way of the Rain” art program touring the US next year.

Award Presentations

Environmental Organization of the Year

Presented to 

Dr. M. Sanjayan 

of Conservation International
by Lord of the Rings actor Lee Pace

Honoring the organization who works to transform the world and contributes to the innovation, sustainability and growth of the environmental movement.

Explorer of the Year

Presented to 

Dr. Enric Sala 

Honoring an environmental hero and changemaker who work tirelessly to protect, find solutions and create impact for our planet.

Emerging Leader of The Year

presented to 

Xiye Bastida 

by Robert and Sibylle Redford

Honoring an emerging environmental hero and changemaker who works to protect, find solutions and create impact for our planet.

Community Leader of the Year

presented to 

David Holl 

of the Mary Kay Corporation

Honoring a community leader who shows exceptional achievement in preserving the environment and works to protect, find solutions and create impact for our planet.

 

Explorer of the Year

presented to Executive Producer

Ellen Windemuth 

of the film documentary 

My Octopus Teacher 

by Michael Cain.

In recognition of their exceptionally meritorious contribution to use media to the utmost and bring focus to environment issues and highlighting the efforts of those fighting to protect our fragile planet.

Lifetime Achievement Award

presented to 

Julie Packard 

for her tireless efforts towards the conservation of marine life and commitment to policy reform in support of a healthy global ocean, 

by renowned ocean expert Dr. Sylvia Earle.

Awarded to the individual who has demonstrated a continuous commitment to environmental and public health issues leading to measurable, lasting and sustained results over a lifetime.

fish sculpture

Inspiration for the 2020 Awards

A replica of James Ferrari’s Super Snook sculpture from upcycled Ferrari parts is the inspiration for the EarthxGlobal Gala awards that will be presented to this year’s honorees.

Live Auction

Join in The Global Gala LIVE Auction to BID on many exciting and luxurious items and packages.

Bidding Instructions Register To Bid

Item #1

Napa Valley Wine Package
For Four

Item #2

Vail, Colorado Luxury Home Stay

Item #3

Xiamen Tiger, Original Painting

Item #4

Cabo San Lucas Luxury Villa Stay

Item #5

New Zealand Luxury House Stay

Item #6

“Gold” Lion Photo Print by David Yarrow

Item #7

Rhino Trip to Africa with Dr. Evan Antin

$1,000

Cash Donation

Global Gala Executive Committee 2020

Underwriting Chairs

Erika Burton
Courtney Kennebeck
Therese Moncrief

Underwriting Chairs

Erika Burton
Courtney Kennebeck
Therese Moncrief

Host Committee
Carol Seay

Live Auction Advisor
Capera Ryan

Executive Producers

Michael Cain
Paul Levatino
Dawn Spalding

Jenna Alexander
Tina Amin
Karen & Larry Anfin
Andre Arbelez
Brynn Bagot
Suzy Batiz
Simona Beal
Sonia Black
Harrison Blum
Kari Breen
Jennifer Chandler
Jimmy Collins
Roz & Robert Colombo
Shannon Davey
Amy Desler
Lauren Dickson
Libby Dinkmeyer
John Dobbs
William Engel
Sally Evans
Debra & James Ferrari 
Gail Fischer
Patrick Fogiel
Tarryn Franco
Cara French
Lacey Garner
Cam Gawley
Kori Green

Mark Hall
Jimmy Hayes
Kathryn Henry
Wayne Hertzka
HRH Prince Lorenzo de Medici of Florence
Amy Hofland
Jenna Jenovich
Kris Johnson
Kristen Kassab
Travis Kern
Brian King
Claudia Leche
Emily Ledet
Craig Lewis
Charles Lipscomb 
Madeline Littrell
D’Andra Simmons Lock
Jeremy Lock
Sergio & Sheila Manriquez
Lisa Manz
Marty Martinez
Michelle Meadows
JD Miller
Jeff Mitchell
Debra Nelson
Keith Nix
Kelsey Patterson

Joella Phillips
Terri Phillips
Vivian Reyes
Melody & Rick Rogers
Rosie Samei
Carol Seay
Bill Smith
Mark Solomon
Gloria Starling
Jocelyn Story
Terence Stringfellow
Kent & Tara Taggart
Carolyn Tanner
Reese Threadgill
John Tonti
Leslie Toomay
Matt & Molly Tranchin
Halim Trujillo
Amy Turner
Jessica & Matthew Upchurch
Andrew Walker
Mike Ward
Brittney Webb
Natalie Westbrook
Jessie Wicker
Lorenda Wyant
Katherine Wynne
Cristiana Yebra

CHANGE HAPPENS HERE

“We must protect the ocean as if our lives depend upon it – because they do.”

Sylvia Earle