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NOV 02 2010

FUNDRAISING AND COCKTAIL EVENT AT SOHO HOUSE BASEMENT IN LONDON A HUGE SUCCESS!

A great evening reception was held on 2nd November at the Soho House Basement in London. We hope those who attended enjoyed it as much as we did. Thank you so much to all those (120 people) who joined us and braved the vagaries of the London tube system on strike day and hope you all got home safely.

Chris Jackson has posted a number of photographs from the evening on http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/Search/Search.aspx?contractUrl=2&language=en-GB&family=editorial&p=chris%20jackson%20&assetType=image#, so please take a look.

The main aim of the evening was raising awareness of BPCT and our work- but we were delighted to also have raised £4,000 from the event. 

If you would like to make a further donation, please click on the Just Giving link www.justgiving.com/BPCT.

Specific Thank Yous go to: 

Teresa and Stuart Graham for their continuous fabulous support of BPCT and tireless humour and patience; Charlie Mayhew and Tusk Trust for their continued support of BPCT and their work; Katy Wickremesinghe for being generally wonderful in helping Teresa organise the event; Dave Hamman for donating the Wild Dog in Mopane photograph; Adrian Bailey for donating the Wild Dog and Pups in the Mist limited edition prints; Wilderness Safaris, Dave Hamman and Helene Heldring for donating the wonderful Chitabe Safari; Jeremy Borg for providing the delicious Painted Wolf Wines. If you would like to know more about Painted Wolf Wines, please contactJeremy@paintedwolfwines.com); Chris Jackson for being our wonderful house photographer and taking such amazing photos for us to display/auction; Getty Images for printing and framing the photographs on display; Granta and Portobello Books for donating lucky dip prizes; Dinny Hall Ltd for providing the prizes and generally allowing me to be a part-timer for the past few weeks! Last, but not least, Sarah Groves, Maggy Waters and Sarah Campbell-Dicker for being so helpful on the evening – without being asked!

Some of the guests who attended include:

Charlie Mayhew (CEO of Tusk Trust)
Dawn Parr (Botswana Tourist Board)
Doctor Arlo Brady (Head of Sustainability at Freud Communications)
Georges De Keerles (Director of Photography at Getty)
Kelly Pike (Granta Books Publishing)
Deborah Meadon(celebrity on the popular UK tv show “Dragons Den”) and Paul Farmer      Zafar Rushdie (son of Salman)
Noelle Reno (model) & Scot Young (entrepreneur)
Natasha Corrett (daughter of Kelly Hoppen designer)
Zoe Hardman (Presenter)

Sarah Hughes (Sky News Presenter)
Rose Gretton (Sky News Producer) 

Other photos from the night can be found on the following links:

http://www.daylife.com/search?q=BPCT

http://www.daylife.com/topic/Prince_William

http://www.zimbio.com/pictures/pA4VK6h_Lt8/Botswana+Predator+Conservation+Trust+Fundraising,

http://pictures.metro.co.uk/London/480397/Botswana-Predator-Conservation-Trust-Fundraising-Evening,

http://oneclick.indiatimes.com/topic/Prince_William;

http://soccernews.bigsoccer.com/topic/Prince_William;

http://apps.detnews.com/apps/multimedia/index.php?search=BPCT;

http://mlb.msg.com/photo/0b1Z2nNbRd8q2q=Botswana;

http://topics.dailycandy.com/topic/Prince-William;

http://themes.thestar.com/photo/0b1Z2nNbRd8q2?q=2010+World+Cup;

Wild Entrust International

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Tel: (206) 687 7956 Email:

Botswana Predator Conservation Program and Trust

Tel: (267) 686 2363 Email: Private Bag 13, Maun, Botswana 98124-0687

Dr J. Weldon "Tico" McNutt - Program Director, Principal Investigator Email:

Lesley P. Boggs, MA - Vice Chair, Social Programs Director Email: