2022 Twilight Gala Chairs Neil and Deepa Verma would like to invite you to attend our 27th Annual Twilight Gala: Back to Mother Nature, a garden gala benefiting the Nature Discovery Center.
This year brings gala glamour back to nature on Friday, May 6 – a perfect date to celebrate mothers and nature. We expect more than 200 guests to join us for dinner, dancing, a silent auction, a glorious setting surrounded by springtime flowers and foliage, and even some wildlife watching as the eastern screech owls raise their springtime broods. Guests can even pick up a special something for the moms in their lives at the wine pull or flower cart.
Though Russ Pitman Park is a city park, it is your community support that allows Nature Discovery Center to steward four acres of native Texas plants and animals, provide its animal ambassadors the best possible care, and offer our community free public events like Spring Fling.
Please consider supporting the Center by attending this year’s gala.

2022 Twilight Gala Chairs

Neil & Deepa Verma

Host Committee

Karishma & Vic Asrani, Kristy & Aaron Gillaspie, Meghan & Ken Lutschg, Mayra Marshall & Ankur Kamdar, Anita & Samir Mehta, Julie Mills & Brian Witt, Mona Parikh & Ram Allada, Jenny Park & Jared Whalen, Payal Sheth & Gaurav Ghoge, Pranika & Samir Sinha, Joyee & Sameer Vachani, Denka Wangdi & Gil Coelho


Tom Koch

Dinner Catered by
The ‘401

Music by
The Next Level Band

Wine & Whiskey Pull
Chaired by Kristin Berry & Rosemary Gaswint

Garden glam cocktail attire.
Grass-friendly shoes recommended.

2022 Twilight Sponsors to Date

Earth Level



Deb & Kurt Neubek


Flora Level

Russ Pitman

2022 Underwriters to Date

Beth & David Black
Susie Lilienstern Mullen, Kelli Lilienstern, & Melanie Lilienstern Henrikson
Ram Allada & Mona Parikh / Sameer & Joyee Vachani / Gil Coelho & Denka Wangdi
Prosperity Bank
Pranika & Samir Sinha / Mayra Marshall & Ankur Kamdar
Deepa & Neil Verma

360º Photo Booth sponsored by:

Stage Sponsored by:


Twilight 2022 Sponsorship & Underwriter Levels

Twilight 2022 Sponsorship & Underwriter Form

Twilight 2022 Auction Item Donation Form

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