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Benefit Patrons

Our greatest appreciation to the patrons of the 28th Annual Benefit whose generosity is essential to our success. A special thank you to Lalage and Steven Rales for hosting the Patron Preview Party on Wednesday, August 9 at Driftwood.

2017 Benefactors’ Circle

Charles Butt
Kate and Andrew Davis
The Honorable C. Boyden Gray
Tyra Hanson
Ruth and John Overton
Emily and Mitch Rales
Lalage and Steven Rales
Martie and Ed Samek
Diana Davis Spencer
Robert Stolar
Allison and Stephen Sullens
Genie and Will Thorndike
Julia Merck Utsch and Hans Utsch
Melissa and Reeve Waud
Kim and Finn Wentworth
Shelby White
Diana and Bill Wister

2017 Sponsors

Deedie and Michael Bouscaren
Ruth and Tris Colket
Evon and Thomas Cooper
Gale and Shelby Davis
Sunny Dupree
Donna and William Eacho
Anne and Jim Green
Penelope Harris
Elizabeth and Edward Johnson 3d
Elizabeth and Arthur Martinez
Mary Morgan and David Callard
Janneke Seton Neilson
Susan and Stephen Paneyko
Nonie and John Sullivan
Melissa Butler Tuckerman and Oliver Tuckerman
Maud and Jeffrey Welles
Lynne Wheat and Thomas Petterffy

2017 Friends

Brabara and Mark Amstutz
Diane and James Ash
Bob Bell
Dorothy and Philip Bennett
Marie and Gerald Berlin
Joanne Berwind
Melissa and Perot Bissell
Antoinette and Benjamin Brewster
Ellie and Bill Buchanan
Nancy and Duncan Burke
Ildiko and Gilbert Butler
Helen Clay Chase
Gail and Ham Clark
Hannah and Tim Clark
Tanny Clark
Jayme and Bryan Colket
Whitney Kroeger Connor and Philip Connor IV
Malinda and Alan Crain
Edith Dixon
Sandra and Jack Elias
Dianna and Ben Emory
Heather and Richard Evans
Ann and Brooks Fenno
Michael Formica and Bob Hiemstra
Dolly and Johnny Fisher
Leslie and Joseph Fogg
Carol and Paul Fremont-Smith
Emily Frick
Marion and John Gay
Mazzie and Charlie Gogolak
Carol and Alexander Grant
Eleuthera and Temple Grassi
Carol and Richard Habermann
Diana and George Hambleton
Laura and Bernard Hamilton
Margaret and Clay Hamner
Louise Hartwell and William White
Jennifer and Winston Holt
Richard Jones
Hilary and Jan Kärst
Maggie and Jack Kelley
Lydia Kimball
Susan and John Klein
Carole and Hal Kroeger
Susan and Keith Kroeger
Sandra and Mark Kryder
Linda and Philip Lader
Elizabeth and Douglas Lake
Sydie Lansing
Kim and Michael Lawrie
Julie Leisenring
Jada and Douglas Loutit
Jackie and John Lowe
Louise and Jim McCabe
Suzanne and Grant McCullagh
Kathleen and Duncan McIntyre
Charles H. Merriman 3d
Martin Morad
Nina and Marshall Moriarty
Louisa and William Newlin
Ellanor and Russell Notides
Bevery and Peter Orthwein
Gayle Peters
Daria and R. Anderson Pew
Carey Pickard
Kathie Pontone and Mitch Kolkin
Susanna Porter and James Clark
Nancy Pyne
Donna Reis
Diana and Roland Reynolds
Barbara and John Robinson
Diana Rowan Rockefeller
Katie Adams Schaeffer and Anthony Schaeffer
Cynthia Livingston and Hank Schmelzer
Holly and Christopher Shepherd
Jane and Dennis Shubert
Ginny and Judson Starr
Barbara and Sheridan Steele
Maureen and William Stewart
Julia and George Strawbridge Jr.
Charlotte and David Thibodeau
Christopher Toomey
Bonnie and Jim Van Alen
Joan and Paul Van der Grift
Cody and Christiaan van Heerden
Robin and Paul Vermylen
Kathleen Vignos
Helen and Paul Weaver
Ariane Wellin
Ann Marie and John Weston
Barbara and William Whitman
Cindy and Christopher Willis
Averel and John Wilson
Sydney and Jonathan Winthrop
Anna and Charles Woodward
Caryl and Michael Wray
Patricia Wright

To learn more about the Friends of Acadia Annual Benefit Patron Program, contact Shawn Keeley at 207-288-3340 or