Tropical Forest Congo: The Premiere Party

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Please join social and civic leaders and friends at the grand opening gala for Tropical Forest Congo: a special celebration of the plants, people and cultures of Africa’s Congo River Basin. Once every three years, we embark upon a new tropical forest adventure. Now, journey to one of Africa’s richest biodiversity hotspots and lushest environments as Tropical Forest Congo is unveiled.

V.I.P. Reception ǀ 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Fine wines, small plates and African-inspired cocktails and cuisine

Congo Party ǀ 7:30 – 10 p.m.
Select wines, delectable hors d’oeuvres and special entertainment

Proceeds benefit our Botany in Action (BIA) Fellowship, a program that fosters the development of a new generation of scientists who are committed to superior botanical and environmental research, educational outreach and public engagement. BIA has helped make possible the scientific field research and public communication training of 43 Ph.D. students from 19 universities doing fieldwork in the U.S.

Benefactor tickets are $175 per person and include the private V.I.P. Reception at 6:30 p.m. and Congo Party at 7:30 p.m. Patron tickets are $150 per person and include the Congo Party at 7:30 p.m. Additional support levels include the Chairman's Circle ($5,000), Trustee's Society ($3,000), Director's Circle ($1,000) and Event Donors ($500).

Complimentary valet parking will be available. The attire is garden party, cocktail and business.

To reserve your tickets, select the "View Ticket Options" button below, or contact us at 412/622-6915, ext. 6404 or Please reply by April 16.
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By: Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

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