Dust off your dancin' boots!

It's time for the

Harvest Party Square Dance

at Koiner Farm


Saturday, October 8th, 2022 from 6:00-8:00pm
Tic
kets are required for this event - all proceeds support the Charles Koiner Conservancy. 

JOIN US FOR
THE 1ST ANNUAL HARVEST PARTY SQUARE DANCE
AT KOINER FARM 

A FUNDRAISER TO SUPPORT THE CHARLES KOINER CONSERVANCY

We hope you will join us on Saturday, October 8th for an autumn square dance and reception under twinkling lights at Koiner Farm in downtown Silver Spring!  

This is a ticketed event to support the Charles Koiner Conservancy for Urban Farming, a nonprofit land trust dedicated to protecting and sustaining urban farms throughout Montgomery County, MD!

Your ticket includes a complimentary drink, heavy hors d'oeuvres and kickin' up dust on the dance floor.   The VIP reception for sponsors begins at 5:00PM, followed by a square dance with professional caller from 6:00 to 8:00PM for all other ticket holders! 

 

This is an outdoor event. Casual attire and comfortable shoes are recommended.  As of now, masking for this event will be optional. However, the health and safety of our guests and community is our highest priority. That is why we are closely following the Montgomery County COVID-19 Information Portal and will adjust our masking policy as needed.

 

 

 

 

See you on the farm!

- CKC's Board & Staff

P.S. Raindate is the following Saturday, October 15th, same time, same place!  Contact kate@ckcfarming.org with any questions or special requests.

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This event has been made possible by the generosity of our amazing sponsors!  Huge thanks to...

If you, or your organization, are interested in becoming a sponsor, please see our Sponsorship Package  below or contact kate@ckcfarming.org for more information. The Charles Koiner Conservancy for Urban Farming (EIN: 83-1145521 is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit land trust.  All donations are tax deductible to the extent of the law. 

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SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE

FOR THE COMMUNITY HARVEST DANCE AND RECEPTION AT KOINER FARM

Donations benefit the Charles Koiner Conservancy for Urban Farming, a nonprofit land trust dedicated to protecting and sustaining urban farms in high-need neighborhoods of Montgomery County, MD.

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The Charles Koiner Conservancy for Urban Farming (CKC) is hosting its first community harvest dance and reception. This signature event will feature an intimate urban farm setting with delicious food and local beverages, under a canopy of twinkling lights.

An anticipated 75 neighbors and community leaders will have an opportunity to participate in group square dances, taught by a professional instructor. Prior to the dance, sponsors are invited to join us for a VIP reception, with small group tours of the farm and a signature co
cktail reception.

Funds raised will support CKC's mission to preserve and manage urban farms that help inspire the next generation of sustainable food innovators through hands-on, farm-based education. Koiner Farm has a special place in the East Silver Spring community, offering community composting, volunteerism, education, events and a weekly farm stand. Produce is also donated to Shepherd's Table, expanding the reach of the farm to thousands of neighbors each year.

We hope you will partner with us to support this vital mission!

Sponsorship opportunities and perks are listed below. 

$2,500  PRESENTING SPONSOR

  • Speaking opportunity at the event, if desired

  • "Presented by" bi-line in event marketing material, inlcuding CKC's website and social media

  • Signature Logo on banner prominently displayed at Koiner Farm for two months

  • Recognition in marketing materials for the event, inlcuding CKC's website and social media

  • Appreciation in email sent to over 700 highly engaged Silver Spring residents and donors

  • Four tickets to the VIP Reception & Square Dance ($265 value)

 

$1,000 SUSTAINING SPONSOR

  • Large Logo on banner prominently displayed at Koiner Farm for two months

  • Recognition in marketing materials for the event, inlcuding CKC's website and social media

  • Appreciation in email sent to over 700 highly engaged Silver Spring residents and donors

  • Three tickets to the VIP Reception & Square Dance ($195 value)

 

$500  SUPPORTING SPONSOR

  • Small Logo on banner prominently displayed at Koiner Farm for two months

  • Recognition in marketing materials for the event, including CKC's website and social media

  • Appreciation in email sent to over 700 highly engaged Silver Spring neighbors and donors

  • Two tickets to the VIP Receotion and Square Dance ($130 value)

 

$250  COMMUNITY SPONSOR

  • Written name on banner prominently displayed at Koiner Farm for two months

  • Recognition in marketing materials for the event, including CKC's website and social media

  • Appreciation in email sent to highly engaged Silver Spring neighbors and donors

  • One tickets to the VIP Reception and Square Dance ($65 value)

 

$65  TICKET TO VIP RECEPTION & SQUARE DANCE

  • ​Event admission, including dancing, heavy hors d’ourves and one complementary drink ticket 

  • ​Pre-event gathering, including farm leadership, Board members, corporate partners and community supporters, featuring a small group tours of the farm & a signature cocktail toast


$50  TICKET TO SQUARE DANCE

  • Event admission, including dancing, hors d’ourves and one complementary drink ticket 

The Sponsorship Agreement Form can be found here.  

  • To make your sponsorship contribution by check, please make payable to CKC Farming and mail to:

CKC Farming

c/o Kate Medina

737 Easley Street

Silver Spring, MD 20910

  • To make your sponsorship contribution by credit card, please access our PayPal payment form by clicking here.

 

For optimal sponsorship exposure, please submit your Sponsorship Agreement Form by September 15th, 2022 or contact kate@ckcfarming.org. 

 

Individual tickets to the Square Dance  can be purchased for $50 in advance or for $65 at the door, pending event capacity.

Click here to purchase your tickets in advance.

 

For more information, please contact

Kate Medina, Executive Director, 240-418-7170, kate@ckcfarming.org