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.

Summer BBQ was Sizzlin!!!

Our Summer BBQ and Raffle with the Mile High Ferret Club was our biggest event of the Summer.  The giant playpen was converted into a Summer Beach complete with Ball Pits and Palm Trees.  Over 50 ferrets joined us for the fun.  

Mile High Ferret Club Members Dawn Larson and Brian Bettger worked tirelessly for several days to cater the event.  They provided Pulled Pork, Smoked Turkey, Brisket and Smoked Mac & Cheese.  All our guests left with full stomachs and content hearts.

Ferret Dreams Rescue had another awesome raffle with over 25 items.  Thanks to the support of our guests, Ferret Dreams raised $1,064.00 for the Medical Fund.  Winners took home TShirts, Ferret Bedding, Artwork, Jewelry, Wooden Signs and much more.  Our grand prize was won by Michelle and Randy who took home our Summer BBQ Package complete with Cooler, BBQ Accessories, Apron, Yard Game and a $100 Target Gift Card.

Special thanks to Brian and Dawn for the delicious BBQ

Special thanks to Belinda Poirier, our Events Coordinator, for another fun-filled event

Special thanks to all who helped set up and clean up.  

Special thanks to our Weasel Wardens who kept the ferret playpen clean and broke up occasional ferret fights.

Here’s a few pics from the event:

Ferret Dreams Benefit Auction

Save the Date! Ferret Dreams Rescue’s Annual Benefit Auction at the Hilton Garden Inn Tech Center is Saturday, Sept 23rd. All to benefit our Medical Fund

Wine, International Cheeses, Fresh Fruit, Chips and Guacamole

Live music by local musician Kevin Jones

A Silent Auction with over 50 awesome items including Sports Memorabilia from the Denver Broncos, Colorado Rockies, Colorado Avalanche, Chicago Cubs, New England Patriots and more. 

Our Live Auction will be hosted by Auctioneer Jim Berz. 

Tickets:
$30 per person
$10 under 21

Purchase tickets in our store at www.ferretdreams.org

 

Gather your friends, round up your relatives or work group together for a worthy cause. 

Thank you — for supporting Denver’s only non-profit, true no-kill rescue for ferrets. We look forward to seeing you there!