Woods Humane Society to Host ‘Roaring ’20s’ Tails’ Gala Fundraiser • Atascadero News

Tickets are now available for the Swanky Speakeasy event and live auction to benefit dogs and cats on June 4

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Tickets are now available for the Woods Humane Society’s 20th Annual Tails Gala to be held June 4 at Oyster Ridge in Santa Margarita. With a “Roaring ’20s” event theme, Woods invites guests to dust off their pinstripe suits and flapper dresses for a chic and fun night out, all in the name of saving homeless dogs and cats.

“After having to postpone this crucial fundraising event for two years in a row due to the pandemic, we are beyond thrilled to be able to safely welcome back our friends and supporters, in person, and celebrate them for their support. continuing our mission,” said Woods’ Director of Development, Emily L’Heureux.

“Proceeds from the evening will help us provide loving homes for thousands of cats and dogs, support our community neutering efforts, continue our humane education programs in local schools, maintain our fostering abandoned kittens and animals in need, developing our dog obedience classes, and much more,” says L’Heureux.

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She explains that as a nonprofit dog and cat adoption center, the Woods Humane Society is supported solely by donations, grants, bequests, fundraising events, and service fees. “With the cost of care and the number of animals requiring shelter increasing this year, we would not be able to continue to provide the highest level of service to so many animals without the help of the generous participants in this gala, which is our biggest fundraising event of the year.

The Woods Humane Society says it costs an average of $800 per animal to provide the industry-leading boarding, veterinary care, training and adoption services it maintains at its San Francisco facility. Luis Obispo and Atascadero. Working closely with overcrowded partner shelters across the state and with people who are no longer able to care for their pets, the organization has helped more than 2,200 animals so far over the course of of the current fiscal year. As part of its commitment to managing homeless pet populations, its medical team also performed more than 5,400 neutering surgeries this fiscal year for the animals in their care as well as for care organizations. rescue partners and for public pets.

Sponsored by Saint Francis Capital Wealth Management, as well as Mechanics Bank, West Coast Construction, Big Red Marketing, Lance Parker Wealth Management, Corvus Wealth Advisors, Central Coast Medical Aesthetics, Pismo Beach Veterinary Clinic and AM Sun Solar, the Tails Gala features a cocktail and a wine reception, catered dinner from Trumpet Vine, exclusive access to a robust silent auction, a captivating dinner show, and a unique live auction showcasing many local businesses and services.

Tickets for the event are $220 each or $1,920 for a table of eight, and seating is limited. Ticket sales will close on May 26. To learn more about the event, buy tickets or make a donation, visit auctria.events/Tails2022.

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