Prance to the Music
Gala Reception Benefit for
Sonoma State University Equestrian Team &
California Equestrian Park and Event Center (CEPEC)
Green Music Center, November 17, 2012
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Entrance to Green Music Center on a rainy evening Gala Reception
CEPEC Board Directors
Al Wollenberg, Jennifer Sloan, and Lyle Smith (Emeritus)
Al Wollenberg and
Ted Draper (Owner of Carriage Occasions)
Ann Torrez (Artist), Al Wollenberg
Sade Cain (Dressage Trainer) and Ted Draper
David and Nikki Baxes
Gold Mine Stables, Petaluma
Larry Simons, Architect
Karl and Vanessa Bastian
Julie Traun and Tony Tamburello
San Francisco
Hollie Kucera, Menlo Park and
Justin Draheim, Chalk Hill Winery
Ted Draper describing the proposed
CEPEC Carriage Center to Laura Ponter
Dan Carr hosting
the CEPEC Polo Center Display
Michael Van der Ponter, local historian &
host of CEPEC Museum Display
Cathy Spratling of Tiburon
and CEPEC Western Center Display Host Hollie Kucera
Julie Traun sampling the goodies Christina Harrison, Duncans Mills
Christine Canelis, Cazadero
Carol Molln, VP Wine Country Polo Club
Karl Bastian, President Emeritus Sonoma County Horse Council
Benita and Pete Matolli, Double Bar M Ranch Pete Matolli and Debbie Smith Ted Stashak, DVM
Tom Creedon, San Anselmo
Piano Trio: Karen Van Sant (Violinist)
Marilyn Thompson (Pianist) and Laura McLellan (Cellist)
Dr. Patrick Paglen, Larry Simons,
Sara Malone (in background), Circle Oak Equine Rehab Center
SSU Equestrian Team Members Michael Knott, Michael Van der Porten
and the SSU Equestrian Team Members
SSU Equestrian Team Members with Al Wollenberg
Sue Watkins and guest Dr. Patrick Paglen Carol Molln, Heidi and Hollie Kucera
Attendees listening to Michael Knott describing the CEPEC project
Wanda Smith, CEPEC Executive Director
talking about CEPEC and introducing next speakers
Michelle Davis, SSU Equestrian Coach
describing the SSU planned Equestrian Program
Dan Carr, Equestrian & Polo Facility Designer from Florida
telling the crowd that CEPEC was a frequent topic at the London Olympics
Sade Cain
(Dressage Trainer & Competitor)
describing the need for an English Riding Center at CEPEC
Hollie Kucera
(Miss Calif Rodeo & World Champion Rider)
describing the need for a Western Riding Center at CEPEC
Some of the 27 Silent Auction items Original oil painting Silent Auction item
The end of a perfect evening - and still raining.
Gala Sponsors


Bay Breeze Charters
Brelje and Race
Scoma's Restaurant
Sonoma Raceway
Tanya Vik Stables
Highland Dell Lodge
Simply Scrumptous Catering
Ann Torrez Art
East West Training Stables
Christopher Queen Galleries
Simons & Woodard
Chalk Hill
Thistledown Antiques

Wright Contracting
Osmosis Day Spa
Kresky Signs, Inc.
Wild Oak Saddle Club
Burgess Lumber
Oak Pond Ranch
Chapman Fine Arts
Jim & Willies Antiques and Collectibles
Northwood Golf Club
Northwood Restaurant
Santa Rosa Driving & Riding Club
Frames for Less
Dutton Winery