For 100 years, the Delaware County SPCA has been saving the lives of homeless animals all over the county. On Thursday, September 15, from 6 to 9 p.m., the Delaware County SPCA will celebrate the century milestone at the Montrose Mansion at the Villanova Conference Center.
Honorary Chair Heidi Hamels, wife of 2008 World Series MVP Cole Hamels, is scheduled to attend the event. Dawn Timmeney, NBC 10 news anchor and host of “Dawn’s Pet Project” will emcee. Dr. Michael Moyer, Rosenthal Director of Shelter Animal Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and the owner of Bridgewater Veterinary Hospital, will receive the organization’s prestigious Animal Welfare Leadership Award. WMGK 102.9 morning talk show host and friend of homeless animals John DeBella will receive the Delco SPCA’s Animal Welfare Humanitarian Award.
Tickets are $100 and include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, dinner and a silent and live auction, with items including a 7-bedroom home in Aspen for 1 week, box seats at the Wells Fargo Center, 14-carat gold and 3-strand pearl necklace, Eagles and Diamond Club Phillies tickets and items, private shooting lessons, a ride on a piper cub, among other items.
All proceeds of the event go toward the boarding and veterinary care of the homeless animals at the Delaware County SPCA as they await their forever homes as well as to fund the Delco SPCA’s no-kill mission, including funding preventative programs such as a pet food bank, low-cost veterinary clinics and humane investigations and education.
Those interested can purchase tickets through the Delco SPCA Web site at www.delcospca.org or by contacting Justina Calgiano, Director of Community Relations, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-566-1370 x 231.