News - 2017 For the Dinner

Raffle and Silent Auction Items for for the Annual Dinner — 03/14/2017

The Linnaean Society of New York Annual Meeting and Dinner will be held on March 14, 2017, at the Liederkranz Club. This year the society will present the Eisenmann Medal to Peter Harrison, author of Seabirds: An Identification Guide, a seminal work in the world of field guides and who will speak on “Seven Years and Seven Continents.” This year’s Annual Dinner will also feature a raffle as well as a silent auction with some exciting items from donors, including:

  • Bird Watcher's Digest
  • Astro West
  • American Birding Association
  • Eagle Optics
  • Shake Shack
  • Book Culture
  • Irving Farm Coffee Roasters
  • Cornell Lab of Ornithology
  • The Milling Room
  • Opticron
  • Patagonia
  • Zabar’s
  • Joe Coffee

A special thanks to all of our donors for helping to make this year’s event a success!

Items for the Silent Auction

Daragonfly broach donated by Rochelle Thomas

Savanna WP 6x30 Binoculars donated by Opticron

Shrike 8x42 Binocular donated by Eagle Optics

Black Hole 60 Liter Duffel Bag donated by Patagonia

THE LINNAEAN SOCIETY OF NEW YORK would like to thank the following individuals and companies for their generous donations to our Silent Auction and Raffle.  We greatly appreciate your support.

Estate of Sarah M. Elliott
Jill Hamilton
Lynne Hertzog
Mickey Levine
Chuck McAlexander
Wendy Pollack
Regina Ryan
Ann Shaw
Geoffrey Wisner

Alpen Optics
American Birding Association
American Museum of Natural History
Astro West
Birdwatcher’s Digest
Book Culture
Calle Ocho Restaurant
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Eagle Optics
Irving Farm Coffee Roasters
Joe Coffee Company
Landry’s Restaurants
Opticron UK
Shake Shack
The Milling Room Restaurant

More to come
Items for the auctions needed.
Please bring donations to the next meeting. Contact the secretary at for information.
Additional donations greatly appreciated.