Annual Awards Gala

Guests filling the room at Oheka Castle for the Pine Barrens Society Gala

You’re invited! Gala 45 is happening October 20th!

Invitations will be on the way after Labor Day! This year’s Gala, like last, will be held over Zoom.
Please consider joining us this year as we celebrate not only the last 45 years, but the future we’re seeking to preserve!
You can find a printable version of our invitation reply here if you’d like to mail it back to us.

 


Check out the photographs from our past Galas:

Lunar Module Display inside the entrance of Oheka CastleDecorative hedges outside of Oheka CastleDick and Kathy in front of a camera filming the TV ShowSilent auction displayDick Amper and Kathy Nasta holding a 4 and a 0 balloonfour staff and volunteers at the galaView from the stage at the 40th anniversary environmental awards galaHistorical library at Oheka CastlePeople gathered around a table at the cocktail hour of the galaA group of middle school students show off their awardsGuests network at the cocktail hour of the GalaFour women sing the National Anthem behind a podiumThree founders accept awardsFour founders of the Long Island Clean Water Partnership are honoredPeople dancingSaxophone playerGrand interior staircase of Oheka CastleExterior of Oheka CastleTable setting at Oheka Castle for dinnerBarbershop quartet performs the national anthemGuests seated at tables at the Pine Barrens Society GalaNYSDEC Carrie Meek Gallagher accepts an award from the Pine Barrens SocietySinger of a live bandBar at Oheka CastleCrew sitting in an AV boothMiddle school students honored for their science project at the Pine Barrens Society GalaPro bono lawyers honored at the Pine Barrens Society GalaSwing dancers at Oheka CastleJim Gaughran then board chair of the SCWA accepts an awardCheese platter at the cocktail hour at the Pine Barrens Society GalaAsparagus and meats laid out for the cocktail hour at Oheka CastleGrand dining room at Oheka CastleBuffet of desserts at Oheka CastleSaxophone player part of a live band at the Pine Barrens Society GalaDennis Puleston painting of an osprey up for auction at the Pine Barrens Society GalaInterior room at Oheka Castle with a Charlie Chaplin ThemeHistorical bar inside Oheka CastleEntrance tunnel into Oheka CastleSpread of food at the cocktail hourGuests enjoying the cocktail hour at the galaGuests enjoying the cocktail hour at the galaPeople observing the silent auction at the galaPeople at the Pine Barrens Society GalaDick Amper and Kathy Nasta standing at a podium at the Pine Barrens Society GalaPeople at the Pine Barrens Society GalaDr. Chris Gobler of Stony Brook University accepts an award at the Pine Barrens Society GalaDessert display at the Pine Barrens Society GalaDessert display at the Pine Barrens Society GalaSilent Auction Display at the Pine Barrens Society Gala