Gimme Shelter Animal Rescue will host their 3rd annual summer benefit at the Southampton home of Ellen and Chuck Scarborough on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Proceeds from the event will be used towards rescue efforts to save dogs from kill shelters across the nation and provide the necessary medical care to find them loving homes.
Chuck Scarborough, Emmy Award winning NBC anchor and correspondent and adopter of two Gimme Shelter dogs, will act as master of ceremonies for the event and will be joined by guest speaking and Emmy Award winning comedy writer Bill Persky.
Highlights of the night will include a “Smooch the Pooch” kissing booth with Rescue therapy dog Leo, music by DJ Ray Jarrell, a Bark Box station, a live auction lead by Chuck Scarborough and a silent auction. Auction items include a guided tour of NBC studios, a private jet flight from Westchester County to East Hampton, a Ralph Lauren throw, Tonight Show tickets, New York Giants ticks, various gift certificates among others.
Guests will also enjoy mini ice-cream cones by Joe & Liza, a Starbucks station serving iced green tea and coffee, cocktails from Tito’s Vodka and Spiked Seltzer and hors d’oeuvres from Manhattan-based caterer Between The Bread.
Tickets are $125 in advance and $175 at the door and can be purchased at www.eventbrite.com. For more information, visit www.gimmeshelteranimalrescue.org.