To the editor:
The Friends of Beverly Animals would like to express our sincere appreciation to the following businesses and individuals who very generously supported our recent fundraising event, the Fur Ball, held at the ICC on Oct. 11. We had many attractive raffle items, and the evening was a great success! (Businesses are located in Beverly unless otherwise noted.) Donors of raffle items and/or food included:
A.J. King Bakery, Salem; Acupuncture Works of Hamilton; John Archer, Archer Insurance; Art by Alyssa; Beverly Athletic Club; Beverly Wild Bird & Pet Supply; Boston Harbor Duck Cruises, Charlestown; Bridge Street Automotive; Casa De Moda; Charisma Hair Studios of Peabody; Cheesecake Factory, Northshore Mall, Peabody; Clay Dreaming Pottery; Paul Coughlin; Sally Cyr and Mary Solimeno of Mr. Vincent’s Coiffeures; Eileen Duff, Governor’s Council, Gloucester; Elements Therapeutic Massage; Fetch Pet Care of Middleton (Lisa Vince); Gerry and Jeff Ganey, Garden of Peace, The Healing Center; Elizabeth Grady; Paul Guanci of Super Sub & Casual Catering; Alexandra Graham of Hamilton-Wenham Family Chiropractic; the ICC; Inatural, Northshore Mall; Innercycle; Legal Seafood, Northshore Mall, Peabody; Long Nails; Marika’s Restaurant; Lynn Mercier; Stephanie Mitchell, Tranquil Waters Designs, The Healing Center; A New Leaf; Linda Nice; Pet Edge at Cummings Center; Petco, Peabody; PetSmart, Danvers; Salem Wine Imports, Salem; Robert Sant Fournier; Joanna Scaparotti, The Healing Center of Beverly; Linda Scott, The Healing Center of Beverly, Michelle Serino, Master Groomer; Sew Creative; Stephy’s Kitchen; Unleashed; Wild Birds Unlimited, Danvers.
We would also like to acknowledge and thank Friends members and volunteers for raffle items, food donations and their hard work to make this a successful event: Tina Barter, Joan Bonner, Gillian Charters, Jessica Cook, Sharon Cook, Neil Flewelling, Bonnie Hannable, Kim Hyder, Ann Innocenti, Christine Letterman, Cheryl Mezack, Dana Plum, Heidi Roberts, Linda Seal, Lisa Vince.