April 2, 2019 10:00 a.m.
Tickets are still available for the upcoming fundraiser for Umpqua Watersheds.
The 23rd Annual Banquet and Silent Auction will take place on Saturday April 13th in the Campus Center of Umpqua Community College.
The evening will include wine and beer tastings, a silent auction and a dinner provided by River Rush Catering. Happy hour starts at 5:00 p.m. followed by the meal at 6:15 p.m. Ken Carloni will emcee the major fundraiser for the organization. The auction will include overnight stays, works of art, artisan gifts, gift baskets and much more.
Keynote speaker for the evening will be Jacob Lebel, a member of Our Children’s Trust. He will be talking about “Climate in the Courts”. Lebel is a youth plaintiff in the case known as Juliana vs. United States which claims that youth rights are being violated by climate change. The case is set to go to trial in June.
Tickets are available for $30 at While Away Books in Roseburg, Harvest Market in Winston or at the Umpqua Watersheds office in downtown Roseburg. For more information call 672-7065 or go to www.umpquawatersheds.org.