WC Humane Society Wine & Dine Benefit to Be Held Next Friday
(Bowling Green)—The Wood County Humane Society’s (WCHS) annual Wine & Dine event, which raised more than $10,000 for the organization in 2013, will be held next Friday, June 27, in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union Ballroom on the campus of Bowling Green State University. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Guests will enjoy a menu of Spanish-inspired tapas and desserts served community-style at “grazing stations.” Some of the tapas featured on the evening’s menu include: mango quesadillas, cilantro and lime marinated shrimp, Valencia-style paella, tortilla Española, and roasted red pepper gazpacho. Planned desserts include coconut flan and traditional churros. Both white and red Sangria also will be served.
The event will feature fine wines from Heidelberg Distributing Company and decorations provided by Glendale Flowers & Gifts, Toledo. Guests at the event will be able to enjoy a photo booth provided by Swatch Studios, Bowling Green. A live auction, emceed by celebrity auctioneer Jerry Anderson, an on-air personality from WTOL Channel 11, will feature many items, including: a framed and signed photograph of the cast of Breaking Bad, a timeshare vacation package, and vintage movie posters. There also will be a silent auction. A complete list of auction items will soon be available for preview at the WCHS website.
Tickets for the event are $55/each. Tickets can be purchased at the WCHS website and at the door. Cash, check, and credit card payments are accepted.
Proceeds from the Wine & Dine support the WCHS.
The WCHS, located in Bowling Green, Ohio, is a full-service, no-kill shelter providing care for homeless and abused pets and investigating cruelty complaints in Wood County. In addition, the organization assists Wood County residents with its Safe Haven and food assistance programs, spay/neuter transport, and educational presentations. The WCHS provides care for hundreds of animals each year—from dogs and cats, to horses, goats, and pocket pets. The non-profit organization is funded predominantly through donations from local individuals and businesses,