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Athens Annual Champagne Affaire 

Peace, Love, and Protest: An Annual Champagne Affaire 
Saturday, April 22

For over 30 years, Athens community members have gathered to support Planned Parenthood at the Annual Champagne AffaireThis year, we are excited to return in-person for Peace, Love, & Protest: An Annual Champagne Affaire. Join us for an evening of delicious hors d'oevres, free-flowing champagne, and a variety of auctions to honor the steadfast commitment our Athens supporters have provided to ensure the Southeast Ohio community has access to care, no matter what.

Our opposition has rolled back the clock, so its time for us to ramp up the activism! 

Graphic with text that reads: Peace Love and Protest, an Annual Champagne Affaire. April 22, 2023

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

We are so grateful for your continued support of our work in the Athens community.


Gloria Steinem Sponsors ($5,000-$9,999):

BDT Architects and Designers
Corrine Brown
Ken and Kit Brown
Christopher and Deborah Meyer
Lisa A. Quinn and Charles Smith
Susan and Tom Quinn
Cita Strauss

Angela Davis Sponsors ($2,500-$5,000):

Angela Davis Sponsors ($2,500-$5,000)

Dolores Huerta Sponsors ($1,000-$2,499):

Mike Boyd and Kerry Sheridan-Boyd Licensed Auctioneers
Leslie and Jack Flemming
Katy Kropf and Nick Tepe
Marilyn and Bruce Wentworth
Dr. Beth Whitted and Peter Rodgers
Jane Z. Woodrow

Betty Friedan Sponsors ($500-$999):

Nancy and George Bain
Carol Blue and David Sturbois
Jane and Mike Broecker
Aimee Edmondson and Matthew Craig
Danny R. Moates
Joe Pauwels and Billie Handa
Lynn Last Rothstein
Deanna M. Schwartz
Shagbark Seed & Mill
Tony’s Tavern 
Sally and Robert Wiley

We are excited to launch the Susan Quinn Volunteer Award.

This year, we are honored to rename our annual volunteer award after our long standing and dedicated Board Chair of Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio, Susan Quinn. We could not think of a better paragon of what it means to volunteer with the motive of supporting our work and mission. Susan has given so much to our organization and the communities we serve, and we are filled with gratitude for her strong commitment to reproductive healthcare and sexuality education here in Ohio.

We are excited to announce Athenians for Bodily Autonomy as this year’s Susan Quinn Volunteer Award recipient. This grassroots group formed after the leaked Dobbs draft, and has organized rallies, protests, and other events in the Athens community centered around protecting abortion access. They also are engaging with local government, most recently by proposing a resolution to protect reproductive rights in Athens.

Athenians for Bodily Autonomy have continued fueling the fire and are dedicated to fighting for reproductive freedom. We are thankful for their efforts to bring their community together as well as encouraging them to support PPGOH. We would love to leverage their energy and passion by having them present at this year’s Champagne Affaire. They are also tapped into the OU community and can help us continue growing a relationship with students in Athens.

Thank you to our Athens Community Leadership Council for their continuous dedication: 

Kristin Slemmer

Susan Quinn
PPGOH Board Chair

Amy Brinck

Ken Brown

Mary Beth Brown

Kathy Fahl

Mollie Fitzgerald

Katherine Furler

Riley Hall

Kylie Jalowiec

Kristyn Redininger

Bailey Shooner

Joanna Sokol

Tina Trimmer

Michelle Corrigan Oestrike

Contact Jessica Kirsner, Donor Engagement Manager, with any questions at 614-390-5661 or [email protected].