2012 Have a Heart 'Grey'la fundraiser and silent auction

Saturday, Feb. 4 • 6-9 p.m. • Zilker Clubhouse

In-kind donations

Silent auction/door prize donations

Preparations are underway for the fifth annual Have a Heart 'Grey'la, scheduled for Saturday, February 4, 2012, at the Zilker Clubhouse.

The 'Grey'la is one of GPA-CT's largest and most profitable fund raisers, so please mark your calendars now and stash away a little extra spending money for the silent auction. We'll have great wines and desserts to sample, wonderful music and, once again, that great view of Austin.

This year, we have something special for 'Grey'la attendees -- the debut of exclusive GPA-CT note cards with a custom illustration designed by local artist Cory Thoman, with printing (and idea!) donated by GPA-CT member John Francis and Universal Printing, Durham, N.C. You can buy these note cards before anyone else by attending the 'Grey'la! John has also had this wonderful illustration printed as a poster, which will be part of the silent auction. Bid early and often!

We'll also be selling raffle tickets at upcoming events for this year's fabulous raffle item -- a portrait sitting with Lara Gale from Angrybeezer Productions (up to two locations, all digital images with full copyright on personalized CD). Be sure and visit the Angrybeezer Productions website at angrybeezerproductions.com to see Lara's beautiful work. You can buy raffle tickets at upcoming GPA-CT Meet & Greets and other events in December and January.

*Raffle tickets may be purchased for $5 each at any GPA-CT Meet & Greet in December and January, by emailing Donna Seago at heart4houndz@gmail.com, or at the Have a Heart 'Grey'la (while supplies last). Only 250 raffle tickets will be sold!

Our fund raising goal for the Have a Heart 'Grey'la this year is $10,000, so we're going to need everyone's support, financial and otherwise!

GPA-CT is inviting interested friends, family and community members to attend and to help raise funds to support GPA-CT's mission to find forever homes for retired racing greyhounds.

GPA-CT needs your help to make this a hugely successful fundraiser. Volunteers are needed in the following areas and for the following tasks on the day of the event. If you can volunteer to help with any of these tasks (or if you have questions), please contact Have a Heart 'Grey'la coordinator Donna Seago at heart4houndz@gmail.com.

Hosting Committee: Greet guests upon arrival; pour wine; stock dessert trays; remind guests about bidding on silent auctions

Set-Up, Break-Down and Clean-Up: Set-up tables, chairs, decorations; put out food, drinks; break down tables, chairs; clean up facility.

 

IN-KIND DONATIONS

GPA-Central Texas thanks these businesses for their in-kind donations. Be sure to patronize these establishments in recognition of their support of GPA-CT's mission and let them know how you heard about them.

Lost & Nameless Orchestra

Lost & Nameless Orchestra

Austin-based fiddle-driven folk rock quintet who will get you out of your chair and onto the dance floor

Miles of Chocolate Miles of Chocolate
Sugar Mama's Bakeshop

Soup Peddler

Sugar Mama's Bakeshop

Sugar Mama's Bakeshop

Twin Liquors

Twin Liquors

   
SILENT AUCTION / DOOR PRIZE DONATIONS / RAFFLE ITEM

GPA-Central Texas thanks these businesses for their silent auction and door prize donations. Be sure to bid on the fabulous silent auction items the night of the 'Grey'la and patronize these establishments in recognition of their support of GPA-CT's mission and let them know how you heard about them.

Ace Tailors

Ace Custom Tailors

Gift certificate

Amazon Kindle

Amazon Kindle

Kindle Keyboard 3G, free 3G + Wi-Fi, 6" E Ink display includes special offers & sponsored screensavers, power cord, 4GB of storage for up to 3,500 books; donated by GPA-CT member Cathy Smith

Angrybeezerproductions

Angrybeezer Productions

Full photography sitting with full rights/all images on CD. View images by Lara Gale at Angrybeezerproductions.com >>>

Apple iPod Nano

Apple iPod Nano

16 GB silver iPod Nano with multi-touch display, built-in FM radio, pedometer, Apple earphones, USB cable; donated by GPA-CT member Cathy Smith

Arbor Car Wash

Arbor Car Wash

Ben's Special car washes

Ray Benson

Asleep at the Wheel package

Asleep at the Wheel LP, CD and DVD autographed by Ray Benson, donated by GPA-CT members Kris and Donna Seago

Austin Java

Austin Java

Gift certificates

Austin Zoo

Austin Zoo

Free admission for two adults and two children, plus one bag of animal feed

Bark 'n Purr Pet Center

Bark 'n Purr Pet Center

Gift certificate

Barton Springs Nursery

Barton Springs Nursery

Set of 3 footed swirl vases

Buddy's Chance

Buddy's Chance, LLC

Gift certificate to use toward dog training

DogBoy's Dog Ranch

DogBoy's Dog Ranch

Gift basket with dog-related items and gift certificate for services

Elements Laser Spa

Elements Laser Spa

Gift certificate

Fallon Fine Art

Fallon Fine Art

Gift certificates for a portrait session on location and a 12-in. custom portrait

Great Oaks Animal Hospital

Great Oaks Animal Hospital

Gift certificates

The Grey Zone Dogsitting

The Grey Zone Dogsitting

Gift certificate for two-day stay for one dog; donated by GPA-CT member Michele Truhlik

Counted cross-stitch by Amy Garcia

"Greyhound" by Amy Garcia

Custom counted cross-stitch, matted and framed; created and donated by GPA-CT member Amy Garcia. View the entire cross-stitch design>>>

Greyhound Gala by Cory Thoman

"Greyhound Gala" by Cory Thoman

Custom illustration, matted and framed, with printing (and idea!) donated by GPA-CT member John Francis and Universal Printing, Durham, N.C. View the entire illustration>>>

Greyhound Greetings

Greyhound Greetings

Greyhound doll, memo board, socks, pet tag silencer, thank you cards

Greyhound Lovers" gift basket

Donated by Gary and Chris Miller

Greyhounds by Louis Agassiz Fuertes

"Greyhounds" by Louis Agassiz Fuertes

8x10 print in 11x14 frame; donated by Gary and Chris Miller

Greyhound by Christine Merrill

"Greyhound in a Parkfield Landscape" by Christine Merrill

40 x 34 matted and framed print; donated by GPA-CT member Beth Underwood

Guero's Taco Bar

Guero's Taco Bar

Dinner for four

Halina European Day Spa

Halina European Day Spa

Gift card

Healthy Hound

Healthy Hound

Gift certificate for food and treats, and gift basket; Healthy Hound is a locally sourced, 100% natural, healthy dog food made in Austin, Texas; owned by GPA-CT member Katherine Lunsford

Kerbey Lane Cafe

Kerbey Lane Cafe

Gift card

The Leaning Pear'

The Leaning Pear

Meal for four

Light Hauling Photography

Light Hauling Photography

20x10 B&W photo of Devil's Tower in Wyoming, printed on aluminum; donated by photographer and GPA-CT member Robert Stinson. View the full 20x10 image>>>

Love Pet Hospital

Love Pet Hospital

Gift certificate for one exam and one acupuncture/chiropractic treatment

Luxe Apothetique

Luxe Apothetique

Gift bag

Magnolia Cafe

Magnolia Cafe

Gift certificate

The Maids Home Services

The Maids Serving Austin

One-time service of house cleaning, window cleaning, carpet cleaning, or basic handyman service

Mama Fu's Asian House

Mama Fu's Asian House

Gift certificate

Mansion at Judges Hill

Mansion at Judges' Hill

Dinner for two at Judges' Hill Restaurant

Howard Miller wall clock

Howard Miller wall clock

36" tall wall clock from the Ambassador Collection; midnight blue fixed moon phase; polished brass finish pendulum and dial, beveled glass on door, oak finish; chimes with silent option; key wound; donated by GPA-CT member Nissa Lind. View the entire clock>>>

Myo Massage

Myo Massage

Gift certificate for services

No Nude Hounds

No Nude Hounds

Polar fleece unitard for a greyhound (25"-27" long)

P. Terry's Burger Stand

P. Terry's Burger Stand

Gift certificates

Ruby's BBQ

Ruby's BBQ

Dinner for two

Siena

Siena Restaurant

Two gift certificates; owned by GPA-CT members Stan and Deborah Adams

Scoop Wizards

Scoop Wizards by Dog Duty

One month of services

Sighthound Estate

Sighthound Estates wine

Bottle of 2011 Courser Carmenere; vinted and donated by GPA-CT members Jim and Erin Bennett

Sincerely, Sarah Photography

Sincerely, Sarah Photography

"Puppy Love" on-location portrait session with up to 2 pets and 2 people; includes hi-res DVD of edited images with printing rights

Spicewood Springs Animal Hospital

Spicewood Springs Animal Hospital

Weekend of luxury boarding and bath for your dog or cat; $100 off a dental procedure

The Steeping Room

The Steeping Room

Tea party for four

Sundragon Martial Arts

Sun Dragon Martial Arts

One month karate lessons and uniform

Tacodeli

Tacodeli

Gift card

Uchi

Uchi/Uchiko

Gift card

 
 

 

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