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 Sept. 28. We had many attractive raffle items, and the evening was a great success! (Businesses are located in Beverly unless otherwise noted.)
Acupuncture Works of Hamilton; Anchor Pub & Grille; John Archer, Archer Insurance; Art by Alyssa; Beverly Athletic Club; Beverly Bowl-o-Mat; Beverly Wild Bird & Pet Supply; Heather Borghesi of Butterfly Nutrition; Bridge Street Automotive; Casa de Moda, Cheesecake Factory, Northshore Mall, Peabody; Clay Dreaming Pottery; Sally Cyr of Mr. Vincent’s Coiffeurs; Dream Nails of Danvers; Eileen Duff, candidate for Governor’s Council; Elements Therapeutic Massage; Fetch Pet Care of Middleton (Lisa Vince); Elizabeth Grady; Paul Guanci of Super Sub & Casual Catering; Hair Connections of Danvers; Hamilton-Wenham Family Chiropractic; Hawaii Nails & Spa; the ICC; iNatural, Northshore Mall; Innercycle; A.J. King Bakery, Salem; Legal Sea Foods, Northshore Mall, Peabody; Marika’s Restaurant; Not Your Average Joe’s; Pet Edge at Cummings Center; Salem Wine Imports, Salem; Joanna Scaparotti, The Healing Center of Beverly; Linda Scott, The Healing Center of Beverly, Michelle Serino, Master Groomer; Stephy’s Kitchen; Tastebuds Gourmet Foods; Unleashed.
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, Roberta Chadis, Jessica Cook, Sharon Cook, Bonnie Hannable, Kim Hyder, Ann Innocenti, June Kelley, Christine Letterman, Kathleen Love, Cheryl Mezack, Sugar Moca, Pam Morris, Linda Nice, Ann Picariello, Dana Plum, Claire Reid, Heidi Roberts, Nathalie Saltikoff, Donna Scanlon, Linda Scott, Linda Seal, Avis Thomas, Lisa Vince.
Paul Guanci of Super Sub/Casual Catering provided delicious food, and everyone really enjoyed the music played by 5 O’Clock Somewhere.
Lest we forget anyone, we want to thank everyone in the community who helped make this event so successful. We know that Beverly’s state representative, Jerry Parisella, has a very busy schedule, and we truly appreciated his taking the time to attend and staying to visit with us. Thank you, Jerry!
We hope that many friends will help us with our next event, Tuesdays at Not Your Average Joe’s during the month of October. Visit our website at friendsofbeverlyanimals.org to learn more. On behalf of all the animals and our volunteers, we thank you for your wonderful support!