Frank & Ginger McKay and Randy Casey enjoy some time outside during a fundraising gala for The Friends of Eddie Gray Wetlands Center Thursday. 

The Friends of the Eddie Gray Wetlands Center held the annual fundraising gala Thursday, raising about $24,000 for the organization.

Group treasurer Janet Wahrlich said both the amount raised and the number of people who attended—about 100—were lower than in previous years, but that was expected.

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