Rockies to Reefs

Sat, Sep 21st 2019 at 5:00 PM MDT · By Ocean First Institute
Date & Time
Sat, Sep 21st 2019 at 5:00 PM MDT
to
Sat, Sep 21st 2019 at 8:00 PM MDT
Location
3335 Airport Rd
Boulder CO, 80301
Event Details

Ocean First Institute is proud to announce our third annual fundraiser, Rockies to Reefs, taking place on September 21st at the Boulder Municipal Airport. The event brings together local ocean supporters for a wonderful evening of music (featuring By the Lee), food and drinks, auctions, and incredible guest speakers (including scientist, mountaineer, and explorer Dr. Ulyana N. Horodyskyj; and champion freediver, conservationist, and tv personality Mehgan Heaney-Grier), all benefiting the work of Ocean First Institute.

Founded in 2014, Ocean First Institute is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that works to protect the ocean and imperiled species through scientific research, while also educating youth to take positive action for the environment through community projects and outreach programs. Over the past five years, OFI has inspired over 113,000 students to explore the marine world and make a positive impact for the environment. 

Rockies to Reefs is held within the Journeys Aviation hangar, with views of the Flatirons, gliders, and planes. Enjoy incredible live music, vegetarian appetizers (along with organic wines and local beers), a virtual reality diving experience, a silent and live auction, and a short film and program. 

Limited tickets are available. Please note that this event is for people 21 years of age and older

Special thanks to our 2019 event sponsors!

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Your $50 ticket includes:

  • Presentations by Dr. Ulyana N. Horodyskyj and Mehgan Heaney-Grier!
  • Live music from By The Lee
  • Vegetarian appetizers provided by The Post Brewing Co., Savory Cuisines Catering and more
  • Organic wine provided by Integrated Beverage Group
  • Local beer provided by City Star Brewing and Redgarden Restaurant and Brewery
  • Access to exclusive auction items
  • Commemorative 2019 Rockies to Reefs drinkware
  • Support to Ocean First Institute's local school marine science programs!
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