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Helen Woodward Animal Center’s 29th Annual Spring Fling Gala June 3rd!

Get ready to travel to old Havana, Cuba as you raise money for the amazing Helen Woodward Animal Center!!

This Saturday is the 29th Annual Spring Fling Gala, presented by Ed and Sandy Burr of EDCO. The highly anticipated black-tie evening, designed to transport guests to the vibrant capital city south of the Florida Keys during “A Night in Old Havana,” benefits the Center’s programs for animals and people in need.


The event will be hosted by on-air celebrities KFM-BFM’s Shelly Dunn and KUSI’s Mark Mathis and provide attendees a 5-star dining experience with delectable tastings from top San Diego restaurants.

The event, which received Ranch & Coast Magazine’s San Diego’s Best Annual Gala Award for 2016, also features hosted bars; dancing all night; live musical performances; and an opportunity drawing to win two first-class round-trip tickets on United Airlines for travel throughout the U.S.; and to Alaska, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America.

For more information or to purchase tickets: contact Elisabeth Baker at 858-756-4117 x350 or [email protected].

WHERE: The Fairbanks Village Plaza in Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

WHEN: Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 between 5:30pm – midnight.


Bow “Wow” Worthy “live” and silent auction items will include… A four-day weekend in the most powerful SUV in the world – a Bentley Bentayga – to be enjoyed during a weekend staycation in San Diego courtesy of O’Gara Coach La Jolla; A week at Ko Olina Resort on Oahu, Hawaii; and a Seattle Spa Getaway including airfare, hotel and a $1,000 Nordstrom shopping trip.

· Helen Woodward Animal Center Gala guests dressed in Cuban Black-tie finery.
· Therapy animal “greeters” and adorable adoptable meeting guests as they enter the Gala.
· Some of the finest San Diego restaurants cooking up their best samplings for Gala guests – decorated stations!
· Silent auction table bidding and “live auction” excitement.
· Welcome from HWAC President Mike Arms followed by Companion Animal Hospital Military Fund and Adoptions Medical Emergency Presentations.
· Dancing, Dining, Bidding and Celebrating – all by rescue animal supporters!

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