Animal Ark fund-raiser tickets on sale |

Animal Ark fund-raiser tickets on sale


Tickets are available for purchase for Tahoe’s Animal Ark 2001, which will take place April 1 aboard the Tahoe Queen. The Ark boards at 5:30 p.m. at Ski Run Marina and cruises from 6 to 8 p.m. The event was a sell out last year.

The benefit is the major local effort for helping to fund the 100 percent donation supported animal shelter operated by the Lake Tahoe Humane Society and S.P.C.A. The society-owned facility is being staffed and is scheduled to open in March, prior to the Tahoe’s Animal Ark 2001 benefit.

Only 450 tickets will be sold to assure a fun, comfortable evening of music, food and wine sampling as well as auction action. Tickets are $30 per person in advance. They are available from Hornblower Lake Tahoe Cruises at (530) 544-7676 or the the Lake Tahoe Humane Society at (530) 577-4521. Credit card orders can be taken by phone. Checks can be mailed to P.O. Box PET, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96158.

Co-sponsors, Hornblower Lake Cruises and Caesars Tahoe, are providing the Tahoe Queen (AKA “Animal Ark”,) a celebrity guest captain and most-wanted auction and raffles items such as autographed celebrity memorabilia, fine art and travel packages. A complete array of donations from premium sports equipment to personal services will be featured. Anyone wishing to donate for the raffle or auction is encouraged to call (530) 577-4521.

Celebrating 34 years of continuous service to the Greater Lake Tahoe community of California and Nevada, the Lake Tahoe Humane Society and S.P.C.A. provides a full range of programs related to companion animals, all under the umbrella theme of “Keep Tahoe Kind.” The Tahoe’s Animal Ark benefit is the major local effort for supporting the 100 percent donation dependent private animal shelter. There is no national in government organization to help.

Questions about the Lake Tahoe Humane Society and S.P.C.A. may be directed to (530) 577-4521.

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