The Accokeek Foundation’s annual Leadership Salute celebrates those who have shown strong support for the Foundation; recognizes leadership on key principles that advance our mission; acknowledges dedicated public service; and raises support for the Accokeek Foundation’s programming for children and families.
Join us for this special event as we honor Dr. Wilton Corkern, President of the Accokeek Foundation
Sunday, October 9, 2011
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Accokeek Foundation, Education Center
3400 Bryan Point Road, Accokeek, Maryland 20607
Hors d’oeuvres and wine, catered by Susan Gage Catering
The Accokeek Foundation established the Leadership Salute and the National Conservation Leadership Award in 2001 to recognize contributions in the conservation of natural, cultural, and historic resources, and support for education and research in those areas. Dr. Corkern will be given the National Conservation Leadership Award in recognition of more than two decades of service to advance stewardship and conservation, especially land preservation and sustainable agriculture. At the end of September, Dr. Corkern will retire as the President of the Accokeek Foundation. Please join us as we honor his service and celebrate his retirement.
Former recipients of the National Conservation Leadership Award include Robert G. Stanton, former Director of the National Park Service; John M. Derrick, former chairman and CEO of Pepco Holdings; Steny H. Hoyer, Democratic Whip, U.S. House of Representatives; Gilbert Gude, former Member of Congress; the Mount Vernon Ladies Association of the Union; Willem Polak, President of the Potomac Riverboat Company; Glenn Eugster, retired Assistant Regional Director for Partnerships, National Park Service National Capital Region; and Thomas V. “Mike” Miller, President of the Senate of Maryland. Peter Gilsey, Chair and CEO of Ariba Asset Management, Inc., was selected as the 2010 recipient and was honored posthumously in December 2010.
Sponsors of the 2011 Leadership Salute
William Page Bryan / B.K. Miller Company
Marietta Ethier and John McGarry
Susan Gage Caterers
Eugene and Lynn Roberts
Fred and Kathy Rotondaro and the Rotondaro Family
Alexander and Cleaver, P.A.
Chesapeake Bay Funders Network
The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association
Prince Charitable Trusts
Joseph F. Vallario, Jr.
Patricia E. Williams, Cultural Resources Management Group, LLC
William C. Baker
Lisa Hayes and Theodore Manekin
Alice M. and Ross M. Merrill
B.K. Miller Meats & Liquors, Inc.
Thrift and Ford Families
Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas Capital Management, Inc.
Ms. Dorothy Leonnig
Mr. Russell R. Reno, Jr.
Tickets are $75 per person*
“Leadership Salute contributions help to ensure high-quality, affordable education opportunities for families in our community.”
*The non tax-deductible portion for each attendee is $50. The Accokeek Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Documents submitted to the State of Maryland under the Maryland Charitable Solicitations Act are available from the Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401 for the cost of copying and mailing.