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Join Us For a Special

Anniversary Celebration!

Place & Time

Saturday, November 9 / 5p – 11p

Madison Concourse Hotel

Join us to mark the milestones that you made possible. This year, we celebrate two momentous occasions:

The founding of Primates, Inc. in 2004

20 years of inspiration & advocacy!

Acquiring sanctuary land in 2014

10 years of refuge & rescue!

Become a Supporting Sponsor!

Event Schedule

This year’s event will feature a festive reception, dinner, and Primates Inc. program, plus an evening of big band jazz with Madison’s own, Ladies Must Swing!

5p -6p
Reception, silent auction viewing, and Minor Changes jazz combo performs
6p - 7p
A delicious donor dinner
7p - 8p
Primates Inc. program including acknowledgements, awards, and advocacy
8p - 11p
Ladies Must Swing, dancing, swing dance lessons, and more monkey fun!

Become An Event Sponsor

All proceeds from this year’s benefit will help provide life-long quality care for our sanctuary residents and raise vital funding to construct additional enclosures to help more monkeys. Your support saves lives.

STEP 1 / Choose a Monkey Category

Rhesus Macaque

$5,000

Hardy, intelligent and skilled with their hands, Rhesus macaques are able to thrive wherever they are despite challenges and adversity.

Includes:

  • VIP ticket admission for 16
  • Premier seating (two tables)
  • Sponsor recognition on event promotions and website
  • Complimentary drinks during event reception
SELECT

Pictured: Batman / Primates Inc.

Vervet

$1,500

Clever, agile, and aware of their surroundings, Vervets are skilled at communicating to keep themselves and their group safe.

Includes:

  • VIP ticket admission for 8
  • Premier seating (one table)
  • Sponsor recognition on event promotions and website
  • Complimentary drinks during event reception
SELECT

Pictured: Bella / Primates Inc.

Long-tailed Macaque

$1,000

Hardy, intelligent and skilled with their hands, Rhesus macaques are able to thrive wherever they are despite challenges and adversity.

Includes:

  • VIP ticket admission with preferred seating for four
  • Sponsor recognition on event promotions and website
  • Complimentary drinks during event reception
SELECT

Pictured: Bugs / Oklahoma Primate Sanctuary

Green Monkey

$500

Resourceful and acrobatic with a keen sense of balance, Green monkeys have also gained a reputation for being mischievous.

Includes:

  • VIP ticket admission with select seating for two
  • Sponsor recognition on event promotions and website
  • Complimentary drinks during event reception
SELECT

Pictured: Jojo / Primates Inc.

Pig-tailed Macaque

$250

Pig-tailed macaques have a sophisticated sense of communication with unique gestures and facial expressions.

Includes:

  • General ticket admission with select seating for two
  • Sponsor recognition on event promotions and website
SELECT

Pictured: Junior / Primates Inc.

STEP 2 / Choose a Sponsorship Payment Method

Pay Online

FundHero

Pay by Mail

Sponsor Form

To pay by mail, please download, print, fill out, and mail completed sponsorship form with check to: Primates, Inc. P.O. Box, 7384 Madison, WI 53707

Questions?

Please contact Lorri Houston, Big Swing 2024 Committee Member.
Email: houstonlorri@gmail.com Phone: 608-622-9212

Primates, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization.

Thank you for your support!