Pets Alive will honor several local people for their compassion and dedication to the animals at its no-kill animal rescue organization in Middletown.
The honorees will be feted at the Pets Alive Harvest of Hope fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5, at The Country Club at Otterkill, 100 Otter Road, Campbell Hall. They are: Melanie DiRaimondo, animal control officer, town of Wallkill; Jeanne Marie Litts, Pets Alive volunteer; Patti Meyers, Pets Alive dog volunteer; and Caroline Lyons, Pets Alive cat volunteer.
“We are grateful to this year’s Award Winners for their service to the animals, and congratulate them for their achievements,” said Becky Tegze, executive cirector at Pets Alive.
Event highlights include DJ music, photo booth, hors d'oeuvres and buffet dinner, cash bar, Tarot card readings, a raffle, and silent auction.
Tickets are $75 per guest or $700 for a table of 10. For more information or tickets visit petsalive.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pets Alive is a non-profit charity operating solely on donations, with no funding from the city or state. Their facility is located at 363 Derby Road, Middletown.
Many area businesses and private individuals are supporting the event through their donations and sponsorship, including: Manic Panic N.Y.C., Boyce Excavating, author Jennifer Probst, Legoland New York, WTBQ, HomeAgain, HONORehg, Trupanion, US Storage Systems, the Barlament-Oliver family, Mid Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union, and Ironworkers Local 417.