Protect The Harvest's 2019 Denim & Diamonds Gala

PROTECT THE HARVEST'S 2019 DENIM & DIAMONDS GALA

Forrest and Charlotte Lucas hosted the second annual Denim and Diamonds gala fundraiser to benefit Protect The Harvest at their estate in Carmel, Indiana this past Saturday, October 5th. Nearly 300 people attended, enjoying all the evening had to offer. The event included live and silent auctions, dinner, live music and dancing.


There were many notable attendees from a variety of industries. Sean Gleason, the CEO of the Professional Bull Riders (PBR). Trent Loos, a Nebraska hog farmer and popular radio host with his show, Rural Route Radio was one of our emcees. We also had the exotics industry represented with Zoological Association of America’s National Legislative Affairs Director, Alan Smith, and Executive Director of American Association of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums, Kathleen Dezio. Guests also included notable political allies like President Trump’s 2016 Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski, Vice President Pence’s Senior Advisor Marty Obst, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem and Aurelia Skipwith, acting Director of U.S. Fish and Wildlife and Parks Service.


Guests mingled with representatives from Protect The Harvest while enjoying multiple social lounges that served food and drinks and bidding on the silent auction items. After dinner, an informational video was shared. It both educated guests on the issues facing farmers, ranchers, and animal owners and celebrated several successful campaigns from the last year. The video ended with a round of applause and standing ovation.


After the video, our emcees Trent Loos and Jim Haworth, former CEO of PBR Walmart and current CEO of Outdoor Cap Company, shared their heart felt support of Protect The Harvest. Then, they introduced the auctioneers to begin the bidding for the live auction. Live auction items included domestic and exotic hunts, an elevation rifle, and two beautiful hand-sewn Amish quilts. The evening was rounded out by the Nashville-based band, MamaDear, playing live music that kept guests dancing and enjoying their time at the Lucas Estate.


Protect The Harvest would like to thank all the gala attendees for their generous support of our organization.

DONATE

Please consider donating to Protect The Harvest.

Donate Today

Events

  • 2020 International Sportsmens Expo - Scottsdale, AZ

    Join us at the 2020 International Sportsmens Expo - Scottsdale, AZ. The dates include Friday, March 13, 2020 - Sunday, March 15, 2020 We would love to see you there!


  • 2020 National Agriculture In The Classroom Summit

    Join us at the 2020 National Agriculture In The Classroom Summit. The dates include Monday, March 30, 2020 - Wednesday, April 1, 2020 We would love to see you there!


  • 2nd Annual Spring Round Up VRH/AQHA Show: Dillsburg, PA

    Join us at the 2nd Annual Spring Round Up VRH/AQHA Show: Dillsburg, PA. The dates include Friday, May 29, 2020 - Saturday, May 30, 2020 We would love to see you there!


Wild Spayed Filly Futurity

NEWSLETTER

Government By The People

Events

  • Starts: Friday, March 13, 2020

    2020 International Sportsmens Expo - Scottsdale, AZ

    Join us at the 2020 International Sportsmens Expo - Scottsdale, AZ. The dates include Friday, March 13, 2020 - Sunday, March 15, 2020 We would love to see you there!

    2 weeks from now
    Website Location
  • Starts: Monday, March 30, 2020

    2020 National Agriculture In The Classroom Summit

    Join us at the 2020 National Agriculture In The Classroom Summit. The dates include Monday, March 30, 2020 - Wednesday, April 1, 2020 We would love to see you there!

    1 month from now
    Website Location
  • Starts: Friday, May 29, 2020

    2nd Annual Spring Round Up VRH/AQHA Show: Dillsburg, PA

    Join us at the 2nd Annual Spring Round Up VRH/AQHA Show: Dillsburg, PA. The dates include Friday, May 29, 2020 - Saturday, May 30, 2020 We would love to see you there!

    3 months from now
    Website Location
  • Starts: Friday, March 13, 2020

    Missouri Pet Breeders Association Educational Conference

    Join us at the Missouri Pet Breeders Association Educational Conference. The dates include Friday, March 13, 2020 - Saturday, March 14, 2020 We would love to see you there!

    2 weeks from now
    Website Location
  • Starts: Saturday, March 7, 2020

    St. Puppy's Day 2020

    Join us at the St. Puppy's Day 2020. The dates include Saturday, March 7, 2020 - Saturday, March 7, 2020 We would love to see you there!

    1 week from now
    Website Location
  • Starts: Friday, April 3, 2020

    2020 Northwest Doodle Breeders Gathering

    Join us at the 2020 Northwest Doodle Breeders Gathering. The dates include Friday, April 3, 2020 - Sunday, April 5, 2020 We would love to see you there!

    1 month from now
    Website Location
  • Starts: Friday, April 17, 2020

    2020 Kansas Pet Professionals Seminar

    Join us at the 2020 Kansas Pet Professionals Seminar. The dates include Friday, April 17, 2020 - Friday, April 17, 2020 We would love to see you there!

    2 months from now
    Website Location
  • Starts: Thursday, May 7, 2020

    2020 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit

    Join us at the 2020 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit. The dates include Thursday, May 7, 2020 - Friday, May 8, 2020 We would love to see you there!

    2 months from now
    Website Location
  • Starts: Tuesday, June 23, 2020

    2020 National Agriculture In The Classroom Conference

    Join us at the 2020 National Agriculture In The Classroom Conference. The dates include Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - Friday, June 26, 2020 We would love to see you there!

    4 months from now
    Website Location
  • Starts: Saturday, February 29, 2020

    2020 Arizona Sun Circuit Rope Horse Futurity

    Join us at the 2020 Arizona Sun Circuit Rope Horse Futurity. The dates include Saturday, February 29, 2020 - Tuesday, March 3, 2020 We would love to see you there!

    20 hours from now
    Website Location
  • Starts: Thursday, April 9, 2020

    2020 Oil Can Classic Rope Horse Futurity

    Join us at the 2020 Oil Can Classic Rope Horse Futurity. The dates include Thursday, April 9, 2020 - Saturday, April 11, 2020 We would love to see you there!

    1 month from now
    Website Location
  • Starts: Saturday, June 20, 2020

    2020 Nebraska Limited Rope Horse Futurity

    Join us at the 2020 Nebraska Limited Rope Horse Futurity. The dates include Saturday, June 20, 2020 - Saturday, June 20, 2020 We would love to see you there!

    4 months from now
    Website Location