For Immediate Release
Contact: Mary Leavens
Humane Society of Harford County
Fallston, MD (April 9, 2013) – All 460 seats to the largest party of the year for Harford County’s homeless and neglected animals are already sold out, but there are still plenty of ways you can participate and support the animals at the shelter! The Humane Society of Harford County’s Bow Wow Boogie will be held on Friday, May 3, 2013 from 7:30-11:30pm at the Richlin Ballroom, 1700 Van Bibber Road, Edgewood, MD.
Now more than ever, local businesses and animal lovers across the region are strongly encouraged to show their love for the animals and donate gift cards, jewelry, artwork, professional services, tickets to area attractions, and much more for the evening’s popular silent auction. Monetary donations are accepted as well. Donations are tax-deductible and net proceeds from the evening benefit an average of 4,500 animals that enter the shelter each year.
NEW this year is a raffle for 2 Tickets to Paradise! The winner will enjoy 9 stress-free days and 8 sizzling nights aboard Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas with ports of call at Port Canaveral, FL; Nassau, Bahamas; Royal Caribbean’s private island CocoCay; and Key West, FL. Amenities include a gorgeous ocean view stateroom, meals in your choice of 5 tantalizing restaurants, the Casino Royale, 11 decks, 6 pools & whirlpools, 8 bars & restaurants, sophisticated nightlife hotspots, and a $500 onboard credit to use any way you like. The Grandeur of the Seas will set sail from Baltimore on Friday, November 8, 2013 and will return to Baltimore on Saturday, November 16. Tickets for this unforgettable cruise are on sale now at the shelter for just $100 each and only 150 tickets will be sold. Use your credit card and call Kim Aumiller at 410-836-1090, x111 (tickets will be mailed to you) or mail in the entry form. The winning ticket will be drawn at the Bow Wow Boogie on May 3 (winner does not need to be present to win).
A returning favorite is the popular silent auction where guests can bid on a wide variety of fabulous gift baskets. NEW this year is a raffle for an enormous wheelbarrow of cheer and a raffle for a tower of beer! Other amazing items will be auctioned off live.
There are a variety of sponsorship opportunities available that provide recognition in advertisements, on our website, on our Facebook page, and in the event program that evening. The “Top Dog” event sponsor is Animal Emergency Hospital.
To sponsor the event, contact Mary Leavens at 410-836-1090, x101 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations to the live and silent auction can be mailed or brought into the shelter at 2208 Connolly Road, Fallston, MD by April 26th. Proceeds benefit the homeless and neglected animals of Harford County.
About the Humane Society of Harford County
The Humane Society of Harford County, Inc., is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to the welfare and well-being of the approximately 4,500 animals that come to us each year. We promote the kind treatment of homeless, stray and abandoned animals by providing shelter, care, adoptions, and community education. We are not a county agency nor are we affiliated with any national or regional organization. Your tax-deductible donations, bequests, and proceeds from events are crucial to our life-saving efforts on behalf of the animals of our community.