CNB Sponsors Adkins Arboretum's Magic in the Meadow Fundraising Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (RIDGELY, MD—JULY 12, 2011)

F. Winfield (Win) Trice, president and chief executive officer of CNB (right), and Ellie Altman, executive director of Adkins Arboretum (left), recently met at the Arboretum in Ridgely to announce CNB's corporate Green Legacy sponsorship of the Arboretum's signature fundraising event, Magic in the Meadow. “We are pleased that CNB is again partnering with the Arboretum as a lead sponsor of our annual fundraising event,” commented Altman. “CNB's support over the years has helped fund the Arboretum's conservation and education programs for all ages.”

Set for Sat., Sept. 24, Magic in the Meadow will welcome guests as twilight falls to enjoy music by Stefan Scaggiari, sumptuous multicourse hors d’oeuvres and small plates prepared by PeachBlossom, cocktails, complementing wines and live and silent auctions. Proceeds benefit the Arboretum's educational programs and outreach services for adults and children. Tickets are $125 per person, with tables for ten available for reservations. To reserve tickets, visit www.magicinthemeadow.org, e-mail magic@adkinsarboretum.org, or call 410-634-2847, ext. 0. Contact Lynda Tison at 410-634-2847, ext. 21 or ltison@adkinsarboretum.org for information about table benefactor or sponsorship opportunities.

Adkins Arboretum is a 400-acre native garden and preserve at the headwaters of Tuckahoe Creek in Caroline County. Open year round, the Arboretum offers educational programs for all ages about nature and gardening. Through its Campaign to Build a Green Legacy, the Arboretum will build a new LEED-certified Arboretum Center and redesign its entrance to broaden educational offerings and public outreach initiatives promoting best practices in conservation and land stewardship. For additional information about Arboretum programs, visit www.adkinsarboretum.org or call 410-634-2847, ext. 0.