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Otter Ball Conservation Gala Sponsorships

Otter Ball Conservation Gala 2019…TBA

Enjoy cocktail hour, butler passed hors d’oeuvres, fine dining, soothing music from local artists, aerial feats, a live auction and more at this black-tie event.

The Otter Ball Conservation Gala Fundraiser is the leading contributor to the museum’s conservation mission. The Otter Ball will help support science education and animal care needs of the museum. Read more…

For sponsorship opportunities contact Sarah Wilson at 757-534-7487.

Sponsor Levels

Platinum - Ambassador $10,000

  • Inclusion in press release & event advertising
  • VLM electronic road sign (2 weeks), The Buzz E-news, VLM Paws & Reflect Newsletter, website hot link, social media, printed marketing materials
  • Special recognition at Gala and Auction program
  • Reserved table for 10, with an abundance of food and beverages!
  • Preferred Sponsor parking
  • Bonus VLM Sponsorship

Gold - Conservationist $5,000

  • Inclusion in press release & event advertising
  • The Buzz E-news, website hot link, social media, printed marketing
  • Special recognition at Gala and Auction program
  • Reserved table for 8, with an abundance of food and beverages!
  • Preferred Sponsor parking

Silver - Educator $3,000

  • Inclusion in press release & event advertising
  • VLM website hot link, social media
  • Reserved table for 8, with an abundance of food and beverages!

Bronze - Friend $1,000

  • Inclusion in press release & event advertising
  • VLM website hot link, social media
  • 4 event tickets, with an abundance of food and beverages!

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Check out 2018 event photos on Facebook.


2018 Event

The Virginia Living Museum is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of the 2018 Otter Ball Conservation Gala which was held May 11. With approximately 200 guests in attendance, the Museum raised an impressive $120,000. The elegant affair was presented by TowneBank.

Bradford N. Patten, President of the Board of Trustees, presented the 2018 Golden Paw Award to Brian K. Skinner. This award represents the highest recognition the VLM can bestow upon a person or an organization.

This year’s supporting sponsors were Abbitt Family Foundation, Ferguson, Harry and Judy Wason, Newport News Shipbuilding, Spain Commercial, WM Jordan, New Kent Winery, Riverside Hospital, Spectrum, Tidewater Interior Wall & Ceiling, David A. Nice Builders, Bay Electric Company, DPS Inc., Casey Auto Group, Bowditch Ford, Inc., Auto Haus, Satellite Communications Systems, Inc., Robert Brown and Associates, Marquee Homes, Inc. and Jeff’s Flowers.

Special thanks to Kyle Hause, Auctioneer, and James River Audio Visual Services.  The event’s presenting sponsor was TowneBank.