Second Chance Pet Adoptions Sets Date For Ninth Annual Auction For The Animals

. June 25, 2009

Kristine Mayberry, president of Second Chance Pet Adoptions (www.secondchancenc.org), has announced that the ninth annual Auction for the Animals will be held on from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 25 at Delightful Inspirations in Casper Park, located at 5511 Avent Ferry Road. The event will feature three auctions, live, silent and chance. There will also be music, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and a chocolate fountain. WRAL-TV’s Mark Roberts will emcee the event. All proceeds from the Auction for the Animals event will benefit the Second Chance Pet Adoptions shelter and foster program, including the medical needs of the animals in the organization’s care. The 2008 event helped Second Chance provide care for 500 cats and dogs.

Tickets for the event are $50 and ticketholders can participate in the live and silent auctions. Food, desserts and non-alcoholic beverages are included in the price of the ticket. There will be a cash bar available to purchase alcohol. Tables of four are available for $250 and include the bar and guaranteed seating. Raffle tickets for a chance to win one of 3 great prizes which include a Home theatre system, a Wii prize package and a $250 American Express GiftCard are $25 each, three for $50 or eight for $100. Chance auctions sheets of 20 tickets are $10.00 each, and can be purchased at the event.

To learn more about the event or to purchase auction or raffle tickets, visit www.secondchancenc.org.

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News Facts:
• Kristine Mayberry, president of Second Chance Pet Adoptions (www.secondchancenc.org), has announced that the ninth annual Auction for the Animals will be held on from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 25 at Delightful Inspirations in Casper Park, located at 5511 Avent Ferry Road.
• The event will feature three auctions, live, silent and chance.
• There will also be live music, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and a chocolate fountain. WRAL-TV’s Mark Roberts will emcee the event.
• All proceeds from the Auction for the Animals event will benefit the Second Chance Pet Adoptions shelter and foster program, as well as the medical needs of the animals in the organization’s care.
• The 2008 event helped Second Chance provide care for 500 cats and dogs.
• Tickets for the event are $50 and ticketholders can participate in the live and silent auctions.
• There will be a cash bar will be available to purchase alcohol.
• Tables of four are available for $250 and include the bar. Raffle tickets are $25 each, three for $50 or eight for $100.
• Chance auctions sheets of 20 tickets are $5.00 each, and can be purchased at the event.

Quotes:
“We are excited to announce the date for the 2009 Auction for Animals event,” said Mayberry. “This event has been very successful over the past few years and we look forward to helping even more cats and dogs this year.”

About Second Chance Pet Adoptions:
Second Chance Pet Adoptions is a nonprofit animal rescue organization that has served homeless cats and dogs of the Triangle area of North Carolina since 1989. Second Chance’s mission is to rescue abandoned and stray cats and dogs, provide excellent care for each pet, and match each pet with the best home for its needs, in order to ensure a long lifetime of safety, love and companionship. Second Chance also encourages responsible pet ownership through education, advocacy, programs and services. Second Chance Pet Adoptions is the Triangle’s oldest no-kill animal shelter and rescue group for dogs and cats. For more information, call (919) 851-8404 or visit www.secondchancenc.org.

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.
(919) 233-6600
patty@mmimarketing.com
PR Firms Raleigh, NC

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