Holiday Party and Raffle to Benefit Ferret Dreams Rescue

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. With ferrets and Santa and Presents and Raffles for All. Join us on November 19th for our Year-End Holiday Party and Raffle.

Santa will be visiting all the ferrets, naughty and nice. If your ferrets sit still long enough, they can have their picture taken with Santa. You can even sit in on the photo session too.

Ferret Dreams Rescue is having it’s biggest raffle of the year. Amazing items to win for you and your ferrets. We will soon be posting pictures of some of these raffle items on our Facebook page and website.

As always, we will be having a potluck so bring something yummy to share. Fried Chicken, Tacos, Sandwiches, Finger Food, Chips & Dips are just a few suggestions. The Mile High Ferret Club will provide drinks and desserts.

When: Sunday, November 19th from 1-3 PM 
Where: Lakeview Event Center: 7864 W. Jewell Ave., 
Lakewood, Colorado 80232

 

 

Great Prizes for Great Costumes at the MHFC Halloween Party and Costume Contest

The Mile High Ferret Club and Ferret Dreams Rescue sponsored another great event on October 29th.  The Event Center was decorated top to bottom and the giant playpen was an amazing dungeon complete with coffin, spiders and over 30 ferrets.

The Costume Contest was again spectacular and our Wicked Witch Judge had a tough job picking the top 8 Winners.  The Top 8 Costumes won bedding, Artwork, Jewelry, Pillows, Crinkle Sets and much more.  The Honorable Mentions also received a $10 Target Gift Card.

Special thanks to Sherrie Escue, our Judge.  Jim Escue for photographing our event.  All our Volunteers who arrived early to decorate and stay late to clean up.

Take a look at some of these great pics from the event:

 

 

 

 

Annual Benefit Auction – $25,284.30 Raised

This year’s Annual Benefit Auction was the most successful fundraiser to date. We had a great crowd of 130 guest and over 100 auction items.

Music was provided by Kevin Jones and our auctioneer was Jim Berz. There was plenty of food, wine, beer and soft drinks for everyone to enjoy.

One of the highlights of the event was the African Safari trip for 2. We had 7 winners who will be making travel plans soon to South Africa.

We raised $25,284.30 for our Rescue which surpassed last years total of $18,000.00. Ferret Dreams Rescue is truly blessed to have such wonderful supporters of the special annual event. If you didn’t make it this year, we are counting on seeing you next year.

There so so many people to thank: 
Ferret Dreams Board of Directors: David and Kira Oreol, Heather Pittman and Belinda Poirier

All the individuals, artists and local merchants who donated auction items and door prizes

Volunteers who worked the event: Liz, Nico, Zoe, Elias, Cathy, Dawn

Photographers Jim and Sherrie Escue

Here are a few pics from this great event:

Halloween Party and Ferret Costume Contest

It’s the creepiest, spookiest, scariest and cutest event of the year. The Mile High Ferret Club is getting ready for our annual Halloween Party and Costume Contest.

The giant playpen will be converted into a creepy dungeon for your ferrets to play in. Only healthy and non-aggressive ferrets are allowed to play. Our Weasel Wardens will make sure that the ferrets are safe and having a good time.

Our Halloween Costume Contest is always a crowd pleaser.

Great prizes will be given to the most creative, original and outstanding costumes.

Contest Rules: 
Members can only enter once. You can enter one ferret or if you have several, you can enter them together with themed costumes For example Superheroes, Wild Animals, Star Wars Characters, etc.

Costumes only need to be worn during the judging portion of the event.

Judges will pick the top 5 Costumes

Humans in costumes are highly encouraged.

As always, we will be having a potluck so bring something yummy to share. Finger food, tacos, fried chicken, potato salads, chips and dips, etc.

Desserts and Drinks will be provided by the club.

When: Sunday, October 29th from 1-3 PM 
Where: Lakeview Event Center 
7864 W. Jewell Ave., Lakewood, Colorado

Judges will pick the top 5 Costumes
Last Year’s Winners – Cheech and Chong
Lil Devil

Win an African Safari at our Benefit Auction Sept 23rd

Join us on September 23rd for our biggest fundraiser of the year.  This year, we have over 100 silent auction items for you with bids starting at only $10.  There is something for everyone!  Plus over 25 Door Prizes to local attractions, restaurants, Museums and More.  

We welcome back Auctioneer Jim Berz to bring some fun and excitement to this event. 

Here are some of our Live Auction Items for this year:

African Safari for 2 – 6 Days, 6 Nights, Accommodations, Day and Night Safari Tours, Meals by African Chefs and more.

 

 

Cherry Wood Custom Built Cage – Ideal for Ferrets or any small pet –  Solid cherry wood cage with multiple levels, dedicated potty room, and spacious dark level for daytime snoozing. All levels are easily accessible and the entire inside is sealed to make clean up a breeze without worrying about moisture damage due to those on purpose accidents that ferrets are known to have. This unit has front and back ventilation for odor reduction and cooling air flow. This cage’s simplistic beauty provides over 46 cubic ft of living space (almost equivalent to two double Ferret Nation cages) which may give you enough room to adopt another pair or two from Ferret Dreams. Delivery and set up can be arranged and further customization may be available. 

Denver Bronco Tickets – 2 Tickets to the Denver Broncos vs. New York Giants game on Sunday, October 15th

Purchase tickets below by Sept 17th.  

When:

4 to 7 pm
September 23rd 2017

Where:

Hilton Garden Inn Denver Tech Center

7675 East Union Ave., Denver, Colorado, 80237


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Cost:

$30 for adults 21 or older, $10 kids under 21. 

Auction Items – Take a Peak at Some of our Fantastic Items for our Annual Benefit Auction on Sept 23rd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Over 50 items will be on our auction tables at this year’s annual benefit auction on Sept 23rd.  This is our biggest fundraiser of the year.  Without this event, we may not be able to continue to serve the ferret community at our no kill shelter and adoption center.

Join us on Sept 23rd and help us help ferrets.  Tickets now on sale at the Store here on our website.  

Take a look at some of the great auction items waiting for you!

 

Carpet Shark Week with Mile High Ferret Club

It’s Carpet Shark week with the Mile High Ferret Club. Join the fun as we convert our giant playpen to a shark tank for all your “Carpet Sharks” to play in. As you know, ferrets are sometimes called Carpet Sharks because of the way they slither under bankets, rugs or anything laying on the floor. 

There will be games to play with a chance to win some fun prizes for you and your ferrets.

We are having a Potluck so bring something yummy to share. The Mile High Ferret Club will provide refreshments and desserts.

Admission is free for Mile High Ferret Club Members
Admission for non-members or guests of members is $10 per person.

When: Sunday, August 20th from 1pm – 3pm

Where: Lakeview Event Center: 7864 W. Jewell Ave., Lakewood, Colorado 80232

Bring only healthy and non-aggressive ferrets.  Ferrets will be removed from playpen if showing signs of illness or aggressive to other ferrets.