Celebrate the Seven Gala Auction

Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest's first annual gala raised over $50,000! Check out the generous sponsors, musical entertainment, and businesses that provided the delicious food, wine and signature cocktail, and view a fun short video slideshow from photos of the night. Just click on Event Details below. Thanks to all who made the night such fun!

Watch this short, fun video with photos from Celebrate the Seven 2009:

Celebrate the Seven

October 2, 2009 at 6:00pm
Fremont Abbey Arts Center
4272 Fremont Ave. North, Seattle, WA

Special thanks to Booshoot Gardens for the locally grown bamboo, Bob's Produce in Pike Place Market for the pumpkins, and urbanweeds for the plants that transformed the Abbey.

A big thank you goes to all of the businesses, wineries, restaurants and artists who contributed items and gift certificates and the hard-working volunteers who made the auction extraordinary.

And, of course, thank you to everyone who attended, donated and bid. Hope to see you all next year!


Emcee Michelle Esteban from KOMO4

Auctioneer Laura Michalek

Music by Ambience Jazz Quartet featuring vocalist Leah Natale and saxophonist Tobi Stone

Honorees: Karen and Don Young, dedicated chimpanzee advocates

Thanks for the great photos of the event from Team Photogenic, exclusive photography sponsors of Celebrate the Seven

Corporate Sponsors:

Chimpanzee Champions:

Holland America logo

Abbot's Printing   Pom Wonderful   Theo Chocolate

Chimpanzee Fans:

Sterling Savings Bank    Alphagraphics, Seattle

Individual Sponsors:

Play Laugh Sponsors: Bruce and Deb Wagman and Anonymous 

Play Face Sponsors: Barbara Lauterbach, Michelle Coburn, Gregg and Tracy Baeckler, Jessica Martinson

Head Nod Sponsors: Olive Kemp, Victoria Gwiasda, Nicole Shaw, Melissa Davis, Cara Wiseman, Rosanne Galak, Heather (Wynn) Kerr

Event Gala Wine Donated by:

Cedergreen Cellars   Northwest Totem Cellars  Naches Heights Vineyard  

 Chinook Valley Wine   dulces logo  Northwest Cellars logo

Event Gala Food Donated by:

Cinnamon Works

Araya's logo   Essential logo   Field Roast logo

Pizza Pi  Healeo logo

Montlake Ale House Upper Crust

Two Tartes Catering

Two Tartes Catering

Signature Cocktail Courtesy of:

Pom Wonderful  Organic Nation logo

Night Time Bag Goodies Donated by:

Cascadian Farms Logo  Yoga Vive logo  Theo Chocolate Logo

Late July logo  Larabar Logo