Under the Sea Soiree on Sept. 23

Under the Sea Soiree on Sept. 23

Published: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Under the Sea Soiree Fundraiser: Celebrate Biodiversity with the Whitney Lab!

Thank you so much for supporting the Lab at the Under the Sea Soiree! We raised over $16,000 and had $9,000 worth of donated items for the auction. We especially appreciate all of our sponsors who came through to support our community outreach programs post hurricane.

Saturday, September 23, 2017
6 p.m.- 9 p.m.
Whitney Laboratory, Center for Marine Studies Building
9505 Ocean Shore Blvd. St Augustine, FL

Please join us for an evening of heavy hors d’oeuvres, music and a marine focused silent auction!

Dress is Beach Casual or come inspired by your favorite sea creature!

This year’s fundraiser supports the following programs.


The evening’s food will be prepared by Michael’s Tasting Room.


Chelsea Sadler and her band will be performing at the Under the Sea Soiree.



Please purchase tickets by September 22.

To purchase tickets online, click here.


If you are mailing a check, please also notify us so you are on the guest list.
Check should be made out to: The University of Florida Foundation
Mail attn: Jessica Long, Whitney Laboratory 9505 Ocean Shore Blvd. St. Augustine, FL 32080


Estuary Sponsor – $500
Tidal Sponsor – $1,000
Oceanic Sponsor – $2,000
Bioluminescent Sponsor – $5,000

To become a sponsor or for more information contact 904-461-4013 or email celebrate@whitney.ufl.edu.

*Sponsorship includes tax deductible donation to the Whitney Laboratory’s programs. Under IRS rules, your payment will be treated as a charitable contribution to the extent it exceeds the value of the benefits we provide to you in return for your contribution. Our best estimate as to the value of the dinner is $30. Thus, to the extent the amount of your gift exceeds $30, it will be treated as a charitable contribution and be deductible subject to normal IRS limitations.