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Special thank yous
1. To foundation supporters
The Center wishes to thank the Rufford Small Grant Foundation for its $9,000 grant in support of our project "Sustainable harvest and marketing of non-timber forest products (NTPFs) with indigenous communities in the northern Peruvian Amazon (Peru)" that has supported our copal and handicraft work with the Bora native communities in the Ampiyacu River region in 2010. We also thank the Marjorie Grant Whiting Center for Humanity, Arts and the Environment for a $4,000 grant to support this project in 2010 and a $10,000 grant to continue supporting this project from June 2011 through the end of 2012.
2. To everyone who attended and supported An Evening in the Amazon
This fundraising and outreach event held in State College on June 8, 2008, was attended by over 50 people and raised over $3,000 to support the work of the Center. The party's co-organizers Campbell Plowden and Kat Alden wish to specially thank the following people and businesses for their contributions that helped make the evening a success.
Sheri and Dayton Coles – for hosting the pa rty at their home
Bolthouse Farms – for donating several delicious flavors of Amazon açai juice
Wegman’s, Giant Foods and Weiss Markets of State College – for donations of gift certificates
Tom Connolly and friends – for donating their time to play jazz music for the evening
Webster’s Bookstore and Café and Webster’s Café on Aaron – for selling tickets at their stores
Center interns Greg Harriott and Matt Hunter – for premiering their videos about Jenaro Herrera and Peruvian handicrafts at the party
Stephen and Jody Althouse – for great help organizing the exhibit of Amazon photos