Tails At Twilight Benefits Pet Placement Center May 2

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Pet Placement Center, Chattanooga’s non-profit, no-kill animal shelter, will host its second annual gala, Tails at Twilight on Thursday, May 2, from 6-9 p.m. at Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St. All proceeds benefit the homeless dogs and cats at the shelter.  

The event will feature door prizes, a silent auction, heavy hors d’oeuvres provided by Food Works, wine and beer.  Tickets are $50 and can be purchased online at www.thalppc.com or by mailing a check to Pet Placement Center, 5975 Dayton Blvd., Chattanooga, TN  37415.  Reference Tails at Twilight Reservations on the check.

Tails at Twilight is sponsored by Linda R. Boyd, Barbara C. Dupree, Dwight A. Pease Jr, Mary L. Babian, D.C, Southeastern Salvage, Westinghouse Electric Co, The Wellness Clinic, Fletcher Bright, Jim  & Robin Godsey, JIT Steel Services, Mapes LDH, P-Tree Services, Nadine & Carl Poston, Riggs & Associates, Southern Fluid Power, Inc. and Sterne Agee. 

For more information or for reservations, visit http://www.thalppc.com/tails.html or call 877-0738.

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