October 6, 2017


Join us on October 6, 2017 as Prairie Rivers Network celebrates our 50th Anniversary with friends and members old and new! For those who have been attending our Annual Dinner year after year, we are mixing things up for our 50th Anniversary Dinner Gala with a celebration dinner, dancing, and desserts. If you haven’t been to an Annual Dinner yet, you won’t want to miss it, so save the date and get ready to celebrate!

Where: I Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 S. First Street, Champaign, IL 61820

A block of rooms have been reserved at the hotel if you plan to celebrate late into the night or are joining us from out of town.

When: Friday, October 6, 2017

  • Reception – 6:00 pm – Special Board of Directors’ sponsored silent auction.
  • Dinner – 7:30 pm – Celebrating fifty years of action and many of the environmental and river heroes we have worked with along the way.
  • Gala – 8:30 pm – Desserts and Dancing with the Live Juke Box Show.

Price: $50 per person or $400 for a table of 10

Registration for the dinner will open in late August 2017.

50th Anniversary Celebration: Join us as we ride the wave of past victories, celebrate conservation warriors, dance the night away, and enjoy a sampling of delicious desserts with friends old and new.

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View Pictures from previous Annual Dinners

Prairie Rivers Network thanks all of our business sponsors for their donations and helping to make our communities better places to live.

Platinum $5,000+


Champaign Surplus


Gold $1,000+


Robeson Benefit Fund Logo
Fox Development Corporation
UpClose Marketing and Printing


Silver $500


blue moon farm
National Wildlife Foundation


Bronze $250


Additional Business Sponsors


Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Color & Grain Inc.

Deborah Fell Art Quilts

Hamilton Walker’s

Heel to Toe

International Galleries

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

Chris Main Photography

Old Neesby Construction Company

Pizzeria Antica

Silvercreek and Courier Cafe

Salt Fork River Runners

The Station Theatre

Urbana Park District

Watson’s Shack & Rail

Webber & Thies, P.C. Lawyers

Wedge Tequila Bar & Grill

White on Wood (Derek Pankau)


Would you like to sponsor Prairie Rivers Network?

Prairie Rivers Network invites you to support clean water and healthy rivers by becoming a business member of Prairie Rivers Network. Business sponsors can be recognized at our Annual Dinner, Wild & Scenic Film Festival, and Illinois Marathon – Run/Walk for Clean Water – charity running team.

For more information, please view our Business Sponsor Form, or contact Vickie Nudelman at 217.344.2371 or vnudelman [at] prairierivers.org.