This year, our annual Sanaga-Yong Soirée will be hosted from 6pm-10pm, Saturday, September 23rd in the ballroom overlooking the scenic parkland style golf course of the Tualatin Country Club.
Our largest fundraising event of the year helps support the lifelong care we provide for our rescued chimpanzees. And helps us continue our critical conservation efforts to protect chimpanzees, gorillas and other endangered wildlife living in the forest. Your friendship and support have made the difference for so many precious beings for the past 24 years!
The festivities will include:
~ An update from Founder & Director Dr. Sheri Speede on our rescued chimpanzees, sanctuary, efforts to protect endangered great apes & preserve the forest
~ Live music from the incredibly talented Brigitta Teuscher Quartet
~ One of a kind African art & decor
~ A Live Auction with once in a once in a lifetime experiences
~ The opportunity to virtually Adopt a Chimp
~ Our program hosted by the dynamic duo of Fundraising Auctioneer Laura Michalek & TV Talk Show Host Amanda Westbrooke
~ Delicious vegan & vegetarian hors d’oeuvres, dinner & dessert catered by the Tualatin Country Club
~ Complimentary wine & beer, our no-host Sanaga-Yong Specialty Cocktail & surprise yourself with our Wine Vine
~ And a fun evening with friends celebrating lives saved!
Early Bird Tickets June 28th – July 31st:
Guest Ticket $65 ~ VIP Table for Eight $700
August 1st – September 22nd:
Guest Ticket $75 ~ VIP Table for Eight $800
VIP status includes seating close to the stage, early check-in beginning at 5:30pm, two bottles of Champagne for your table and a custom Sanaga-Yong Champagne Flute for you and each of your guests.
Thanks to friends like you, Sanaga-Yong will always be there to provide rescue and protection for endangered chimpanzees!
We look forward to celebrating all that we have accomplished together! Cheers!
Details for the Tualatin Country Club ~
No pants or jeans with holes, fraying, or distressed look and no sagging pants allowed. No sport hats or visors on the upper level in the clubhouse. Workout/gym attire is not permitted inside the Clubhouse, including decks and patios. No cut-off or athletic-style shorts are allowed. Leggings and tights are allowed if worn under appropriate attire. Men’s shirts must have a collar and must be tucked in, with the exception of mock turtle-neck shirts and Men’s collared, button-down shirts that are appropriately tailored to be worn untucked. Women’s tops: halter-tops, tube-tops, or open mid-riff tops are not allowed.
1. Take I-5S to exit 290/Lower Boones Ferry Rd
2. Turn right onto Lower Boones Ferry Rd
3. Use the left two lanes to stay on OR-141/SW Boones Ferry Rd toward Tualatin/Durham
4. Turn right onto SW Tualatin Rd, which will lead directly into the Tualatin Country Club
The Tualatin Country Club is 14 miles from Downtown Portland and 1.8 miles from I-5S.
Parking is free. The driveway will take you to two parking lots, on the east and west side of the road. Please feel free to park in either lot.
Drop Off at the Entrance:
There is a circular driveway at the entrance to the Country Club for guests to be dropped off directly.