Cocktails, Silent Auction & Film Festival
Due to weather, the Serving the Schuylkill Appreciation Night and Paddling Film Festival have been postponed until May 6, 2021. The online silent auction will remain open through May 6.
Join SRG for this annual fundraising event in Pottstown on May 6, 2021 as we honor outstanding supporters of Schuylkill River Greenways. The evening will include an OUTDOOR cocktail party, silent auction, and admission to the Paddling Film Festival as a Movie Drive-In.Click Here to Register!
This year’s Serving the Schuylkill Appreciation Night will take place outdoors at the Sunnybrook Ballroom. SRG is following the CDC and Sunnybrook Ballroom guidelines for capacity at this event space. Please click the link below for full COVID guidelines for this event.
Bid on various items, baskets and experiences. The virtual auction site is NOW OPEN for bidding. To make your bid, visit srgbid.com or click on the name of the auction item below. The auction ends on May 6th at 9:45 p.m.
- Bad Adventures Private Guided Kayak Expedition to the Ten Thousand Islands
- Fall or Summer Weekend in Vermont Condo
- Coveted Schuylkill River Water Trail Sign
- SRG Branded Wooden Paddle
- Take It Outdoors Guided Moonlight Paddle Excursion & Picnic
- Sea Philly Cruise
- Professional Family Portrait at the Schuylkill
- Virtual Cocktail Party
- Privately Guided Bartram's Garden Experience
- Local Libations & Intellectual Pursuits Basket
Two Events in One
SRG will recognize several deserving individuals and organizations with an awards ceremony for their support in our mission to connect people and communities to the Schuylkill River and Schuylkill River Trail. Festivities will take place outdoors and include a cocktail party with a COVID-compliant open bar, hors d'oeuvres, and silent auction.
This year's Serving the Schuylkill event includes admission to the Paddling Film Festival. The international adventure film tour presents the world’s best paddling films of the year. Your ticket gets you access to both events! The Serving Schuylkill Appreciation Night will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on May 6th, and the film festival will follow from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Sunnybrook as a movie drive-in.
If you would like to purchase a ticket or make a donation by check, please contact Alex Shandera at 484-945-0200 or email email@example.com.
In addition to the annual awards presentation, the Serving the Schuylkill Appreciation Night also includes a social cocktail hour where beer, wine and other alcoholic beverages are served, along with a variety of delectable hors d’oeuvres. Attendees have an opportunity to participate in a silent auction by bidding on various items and baskets.
Help us continue to connect people and communities to the Schuylkill River and Schuylkill River Trail. For more information, contact Alex Shandera at 484-945-0200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sponsorships must be received by Feb. 8, 2021 to be included on the event invitation.
Your Sponsorship Helps Us:
- Preserve & enhance the Schuylkill River, one of our region’s most vital resources
- Build & maintain the Schuylkill River Trail
- Educate and promote environmental awareness
- Promote recreation
- Promote tourism and river history
- Support revitalization of river communities
2021 Serving the Schuylkill Award Recipients
Schuylkill River Greenways would like to give special recognition to the following individuals and organizations for being standout SRG supporters.
Government Partner Award: Schuylkill County Municipal Authority
Community Partner Award: First Presbyterian Church of Pottstown
Corporate Partner Award: The Vanguard Group Foundation
Influencer Award: Dann and Marilyn Eaton
Volunteer Award: Greg Marshall
“We at Schuylkill River Greenways appreciate each award recipient for their outstanding support of our mission which is to connect communities and people to the Schuylkill River Trail, Schuylkill River, and the entire heritage area.”- Elaine Paul Schaefer, Schuylkill River Greenways NHA Executive Director
Thank You to Our 2021 Serving the Schuylkill Sponsors & Supporters
JUSTI GROUP, INC. * The Vanguard Group Foundation * Duane Morris * Barwis Construction * J.P. Mascaro * Wells, Hoffman, Holloway and Medvesky * The Aranda Group * Schuylkill County’s VISION * Rob Kuhlman * Barb Pollarine * The Swisher Studio
Thank You to Our Auction Donors
Bad Adventures Company LLC, Sea Philly Cruise, Take It Outdoors, Philadelphia Salvage, Mike and Mark Prevosnik, Grant’s Custom Woodworks, Manatawny Still Works Workhorse Brewing Co., Conshohocken Brewing Company, Sly Fox Brewing Co., Crowded Castle Brewing, Stony Run Winery, Schuylkill County Conservancy, Meritus Architectural Photography, Bartram’s Garden, Wendi Wheeler, Schuylkill River Greenways Board of Directors
2020 Serving the Schuylkill Award Recipients
The 2020 awards took place as a pre-recorded video in combination with the 2020 Paddling Film Festival.
2019 Serving the Schuylkill Award Recipients
- Political Leader: Pennsylvania
- State Senator Dave Argall
- Business/Organization Leader: Philadelphia Water Department
- Municipal Leader: Royersford Borough
- Regional Influencer: YouTube Personality Leo Sheng
- Volunteer: Bill Reichert