Mohawk Hudson Humane Society's 125th Anniversary Gala to be April 21 | Community Spirit
The 125th Anniversary Around the World for 80 Strays Gala will take place on Saturday, April 21 at the Hilton Garden Inn on Hoosick Street in Troy.
The event will benefit the Hudson Mohawk Humane Society and will feature live and silent auctions. Music will be provided by Grand Central Station.
According to a statement, the society will present 2012 Human Heroes Awards and Goldstein Auto Group will receive the Humane Business Award, while the Humane Non-Profit Award will be presented to Community Resource Federal Credit Union.
More awards will be given to Cohoes Harmony Hill School third grade students & teachers when they receive the 2012 Humane Education Award and John Norton will be given the Humane Advocate Award for his photographs of homeless animals.
The Society will also present its highest award given in honor of Dr. William O. Stillman, who founded the organization in 1887.
Below is a list of live auction items:
The live auction will feature:
Immortal Circus Package: Two suite tickets to Cirque de Soleil’s Michael Jackson Immortal Tour at the TU Center and a one-night stay in the Presidential Suite at the Hilton Garden Inn, Albany Medical Center.
St. Petersburg Vacation: Two round-trip tickets on Southwest Airlines, plus use of a two-bedroom condominium on the southern tip of St. Petersburg, Florida for up to two consecutive weeks.
High Adventure Skiing: Two sets of adult skis, poles, boots and bindings and a $500 gift certificate for lodging, dinner and breakfast at the Mirror Lake Inn in Lake Placid.
America’s Grand Getaway Adventure: Two round-trip tickets on Southwest Airlines; two nights at a Marriott Courtyard, Hampton Inn, Wyndham or Hilton Garden Inn type properties; and two one-day passes from over 100 amusement parks nationwide (Busch Gardens, Six Flags, Disney, SeaWorld or Universal Studios).
Romancing the Stone for Mom or Mate: A $1,000 shopping spree at Northeastern Fine Jewelry, plus Anthony’s Chocolate Dipped Fruit, flowers, champagne a gift certificate for dinner at LaSerre, and a beautiful hand-painted original design decorative box.
Cutest Pet Calendar Cover & Photo Shoot: Everyone knows they have the cutest pet and the proof will be when the pet’s photo, taken by a professional photographer, is featured on the cover of MHHS’s 2013 Cutest Pets Calendar.
Reservations to the black-tie-optional event are $125 per person and are available at the door the night of the event. Click here for more information.