Fundraising Gala

Up! A Creek 2023

Event Details

Protect, Connect, Restore… That is what we do here at West Creek. West Creek is a non-profit conservation organization that is dedicated to our mission – to enrich the lives of people in Greater Cleveland by conserving natural habitats, restoring the ecological value and sustainability of urban lands, and expanding neighborhood opportunities to experience nature. Since 1997, West Creek has been connecting people to parks and protecting our drinking water. With your help, we can continue to protect our natural resources today and for future generations.

Up! A Creek… our major annual fundraiser was held on Saturday, August 12, 2023 at Windows on the River. This event brought together supporters for an evening of conservation celebration. Festivities began at 5:30 pm with a specialty cocktail hour, followed by dinner, live entertainment by Zach Friedhof and K Street Band, dancing, raffles/auctions, “end of the night snack” by Barrio food truck and more. 


Saturday, August 12, 2023


5:30 p.m.


Windows on the River, 2000 Sycamore St. Cleveland, OH 44113


Saturday, July 9, 2016


6:00 p.m. with a VIP Cocktail Hour at 5:00 p.m.


Watershed Stewardship Center at West Creek Reservation, Parma, Ohio 

Our Sponsors

  • C&J Contractors
  • Ohio Real Title
  • Kurtz Bros Inc.
  • Great Lakes Brewing Company
  • Cleveland Whiskey
  • Tito’s Handmade Vodka
  • Petros Homes
  • DiGeronimo Companies
  • Greater Cleveland Aquarium
  • Little Birdie Wine Bar
  • Meadville Land Services
  • Quasar Energy Group
  • Earth & Wood Products Inc.
  • Donald Bohning & Associates
  • HZW Environmental Consultants
  • OHM
  • Mannik Smith Group
  • Innovative Title & Escrow Services LLC
  • Chargin Valley Engineering
  • GPD Group
  • Suburban Press Inc.
  • Hersh PR


  • Envi Environmental LLC
  • Luciano Family Foundation
  • RiverReach Construction
  • Vince Hrobat Insurance Agency
  • Partners
  • Sherwin Williams
  • Cuyahoga Land Bank
  • Port Cleveland
  • Bartlett Tree Experts
  • FirstEnergy
  • EnviroScience
  • COX Business
  • On Call Waterproofing
  • Ziegler Metzger
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • Cresco Real Estate
  • studioTECHNE
  • Biohabitats
  • Osborn
  • Unique Landscaping
  • Baumann Enterprises Inc.
  • We also want to recognize our Honorary Chair, Mr. Jeff Lennartz