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Champions of the Charles

Thursday, September 19, 2019
6:00 pm

Museum of Science, Washburn Pavilion
1 Science Park
Boston, MA 02114


Celebrating the Charles River

Please join us for a magical night under the Washburn Pavilion tent at the Museum of Science to advance our mission of protecting and restoring the Charles River and honor those who have helped us in doing so.

Free parking available in the MOS parking garage.

Event Details

Ticket Prices

Platinum Sponsor $15,000 (10 tickets, reserved seats)
Gold Sponsor $10,000 (10 tickets, reserved seats)
Silver Sponsor $5,000 (6 tickets) 
Bronze Sponsor $2,500 (4 tickets)
Team Sponsor $1,000 (2 tickets)

A limited number of individual and nonprofit tickets will be available
Individual Ticket $350
*Government/Nonprofit $150
*Please pay by check or credit via phone for nonprofit tickets 



  • Hors d’oeuvres and dinner catered by Wolfgang Puck Catering
  • Open bar (beer and wine)
  • Free parking available 

To purchase tickets online

Coming soon

To purchase tickets by mail

Please mail your payment to: Charles River Watershed Association, 190 Park Rd, Weston, MA 02493

River of Dreams

Stop by the River of Dreams located on the first floor during the cocktail reception this evening to support Charles River Watershed Association and for a chance to win great prizes. Details to be announced soon! 

Champions of the Charles Corporate Sponsors

Silver Champions

Boating in Boston
Head of the Charles

Bronze Champions

Houghton Chemical Corporation
Museum of Science
Wellesley Bank Charitable Fund

Team Champions

Chestnut Hill Realty
Beals and Thomas
Built Environmental Coalition
Linnean Solutions
Nitsch Engineering
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Village Bank
Horsley Witten Group
CRCK Paddle Boston


River of Dreams Sponsors
Andy Baer Quartet
Boston Duck Tours
Concept 2
Huntington Theater Company
Roche Brothers
Taj Boston Hotel
Vineyard Vines
Four Seasons
Fairmount Copley Plaza 
Blue Ribbon
Larry and Valerie Post
Red Sox

Champions of the Charles Individual Sponsors

Platinum Champions

Paul and Jennifer Walsh

Gold Champions

Linda and Andy McLane
Karen Osborn
Margot C. Pyle

Silver Champions

Eaglemere Foundation/ Sarles Family
Becca Gould & Bob Lagoyda
Elizabeth L. Johnson
Sharon and Brad Malt
Jeryl & Steve Oristaglio
Deb and Ben Starr
Gwill York & Paul Maeder

Bronze Champions

Laurie & Christopher Doyle
Diane & Steve Hall
Greta Meszoley and Hamid Benbrahim
Pat King and Tom Powers
Bryan Natale and Carolina Save
The Lawrence & Lillian Solomon Foundation

Team Champions

Ralph & Ellen Abele
Tim & Joanne Burke
Gene and Meredith Clapp
Peter and Belinda Dickie
John P. Devillars
John Howe and Teresa Materson-Howe
Virgina Lawerence
Ann and Harland Riker
Grant Thomas-Lepore
Lee Breckenridge and Robert Margo
Henry Jao


Champions of the Charles Host Committee

Bryan Natale, Co-Chair
Greta Meszoely, Co-Chair

Jeannie Blasberg
Cindy Brown
Joanne and Tim Burke
Gordon Burnes and Suzie Tapson
Caroline Dixwell Cabot
Kristin Casey
Eugene Clapp
Ceci Cleary
Dianne desRoches
John DeVillars
Laurie Doyle
Carolina Comella Garcia
Becca Gould

Diane Hall
John B. Howe
Elizabeth L. Johnson
Elizabeth B. Johnson
Beedee K. Ladd
Virginia M. Lawrence
Sharon Malt
Linda McLane
Jeryl L. and Stephen M. Oristaglio
Dan and Natalie Santaniello
Daniel G. Sarles
Kate Shoemaker
Deborah and Ben Starr
Grant Thomas-Lepore
Paul and Jennifer Walsh
Gwill York

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