Friends and Champions: An Evening Under the Desert Stars

The brightest stars shine on our Desert Mountains! Join us for an evening under the desert stars, celebrating our own bright lights. We've been protecting the natural environment of the Coachella Valley for more than 30 years by acquiring natural lands, supporting ecological research and outdoor education, and conserving the unique plants and animals, hiking trails, and scenic views of our desert home. Help support our efforts!

Cocktail Hour: 6:00 PM

Dinner and Live Auction: 7:00 PM

Program Ends: 9:00 PM

Smoke Tree Ranch
1850 Smoke Tree Lane
Palm Springs, CA  92264

Attire: Desert Casual

If you have any questions regarding the event or sponsorships please call us at: 760-568-9918.

Order event sponsorships and individual seating here:

Thank you to our 2017 sponsors for their generous support: 

La Quinta Brewing
Drew Leander
Marketing Hub, Inc.
Harold Matzner
Dick & Cheryl McKinley
MSA Consulting, Inc.
District 4 – Supervisor V. Manuel Perez
The Printing Place
Pups at Chapel Hill
Rancho La Quinta Country Club
Renova Solar
Resort Parking Services, Inc.
David Salk
Shields Date Garden & Café
Smoketree Stables
Smoketree Ranch
Rob & Joan Taylor
Peter & Joyce Teel Family
Vintage Nursery
Westmount Asset Management

Tom Ackland
Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
Andalusia Country Club
Stu Bailey
Cameron & Katie Barrows
Best, Best & Krieger
Bank of Southern California
Brudvik Rentals
Vicki Cahill
Classic Party Rentals
Desert Valleys Builders Assocation
Rebecca Driscoll & Jack Kocak
Robert & Elizabeth Erickson
FG Creative, Inc.
Linda & Gordon Fidler
Lana Fuller
Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau
Groovelabs, LLC
Bob & Teri Hargreaves
Kari & Dean Hay & Friends
Kay Hazen
Jessup Auto Plaza