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Fur Ball Fundraiser

Swing the night away!

February 3, 2011
Maui Weekly

This fantastic evening will honor service animals and the men and women who have served our country in the armed forces, both past and present.

Considered one of Maui’s top events of the year, the 2011 event theme is “The Canine Canteen: Swing the Night Away,” so dust off your sailor suits, get out those vintage gowns and plan to have a good time while helping Maui’s furry friends.

Proceeds from the annual Fur Ball support the Maui Humane Society in its efforts to serve the community and provide care and compassion to Maui’s animals.

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Considered one of Maui’s top events of the year, the 2011 Fur Ball fundraiser theme is “The Canine Canteen: Swing the Night Away,” so dust off your sailor suits, get out those vintage gowns and plan to have a good time for a great cause at the Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa on Saturday, Feb. 19.

The gala evening will begin at 5 p.m. in the Haleakalā Ballroom with dinner, live and silent auctions, entertainment, a swing dance contest and many surprises that are so secret even the event organizers don’t know about them yet! Then boogie on over to the Canine Canteen Discotheque After-Party at the resort’s Tsunami Night Club and trip the light fantastic with DJ Dan Viola. (The nightclub will be open one night only for this special event.)

Also, the Grand Wailea is offering special room rates to Fur Ball guests who want to enjoy an overnight or weekend “fur-cation” at the resort. Rates range from $199 per night for a Terrace Room to $325 for a Deluxe Ocean room. For overnight reservations, Fur Ball guests should contact the Grand Wailea directly at 875-1234 or toll-free at (800) 888-6100 (ask for reservation code GMHS). For more information, visit www.GrandWailea.com.

Tickets to the Fur Ball make great Valentine’s Day gifts! Tickets are $150 each (including entry to the Canine Canteen Discotheque) or $125 for the dinner-auction event only.

Purchase your tickets, host a table, sign on as a sponsor, or donate an auction item now for the 2011 Fur Ball. Sponsorship levels range from $500 to $15,000. Quality live and silent auction items are welcome.

The event’s ?rst sponsors (as of press time) are Latitudes, Cathy Tai & BJB Charitable Trust, Cain & Herren - Attorneys with Heart, Richard & Lynne Buckley/REAP Foundation, Rose Royce & Rainbow Mall, Long Financial Services, Maui Printing Company, Pacific Radio Group, Drs. Ron and Judy Aikawa, Peggy King and Four Seasons - Lāna‘i.

 
 
 

 

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