Interested in being a Chocolatier Vendor?
The Halifax Humane Society is proud to announce the
3rd Annual Fur Ball Gala and Silent Auction will take place
Thursday, December 6, 2012 from 6-10pm at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach.
Back by popular demand is "A Chocolate Affair"
featuring a chocolate tasting competition sponsored by
Tickets are $75 per person and include (open/unassigned seats) dinner, drinks, and the chocolate feast. Only 800 tickets are available for this premier event so make plans early to join us for a plated dinner, open bar, fabulous silent and live auctions, and a delectable dessert lounge from local chocolatiers. The tasting will be judged by our own local chocolatier, Angell & Phelps as well as a People’s Choice Award picked by attendees.
Tickets are $75 per person and include (open/unassigned seats) dinner, drinks, and the chocolate feast.
Only 800 tickets are available for this premier event so make plans early to join us for a plated dinner, open bar, fabulous silent and live auctions, and a delectable dessert lounge from local chocolatiers.
The tasting will be judged by our own local chocolatier, Angell & Phelps as well as a People’s Choice Award picked by attendees.
The Fur Ball Gala and Silent Auction is the Halifax Humane Society’s premier fundraising event. Last year, more than 750 of the area's most influential community members attended the event which raised over $60,000 for the shelter. It was a great evening of fun music, food, drinks, and a riveting auction. The 2011 event featured exciting live auction items including stays at vacation homes, limo services, bi-plane rides, Bahamas trips, electronics, and sports memorabilia. Our silent auction included items such as jewelry from Molto Bella, golf foursomes, hotel vacations, and much more. Following dinner, the Chocolate Tasting Lounge will open for sampling. Local companies who have confirmed their participation include Angell & Phelps, Amber's Jewel Catering, Chucherias Hondurenas, Cupcakes by the Sea, DB Pickles, Dixon Delights, Encore Catering, Frosted Cake Boutique, Hilton, Ovations Catering, Mr. Chocolate Fountain, Vince Carter’s, and Yum Yum Cupcake Truck.
Auction Item Donations: Companies that donate auction items will be prominently displayed on the auction tables. If you would like to donate an item, click here to download the Auction Contribution Form. Simply fill out the form and mail it along with the donated item to HHS, Attn: Fur Ball, 2364 LPGA Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32124 or call Jessica and schedule a pick-up.
This is a 7-night vacation at Sunrise Ridge Resort in Pigeon Forge, TN, the gateway to the Great Smokey Mountains. This stay includes accommodations in a 2 bedroom, 2 bath gold crown rate condo with spectacular views of the mountains. Resort amenities include access to the indoor pool , fitness center, and complimentary parking. Nearby attractions include, Fairwinds Golf Course, Horne Lake Falls, and Milner Gardens and Woodland.
VALUED AT: $2000
STARTING BID: $1,000
6-night, 7-day luxury accommodations for 2 at Tembe Elephant Park, 300km of pristine wilderness, on the border of Mozambique and the KwaZulu-Natal Zulu Kingdom. This priceless adventure includes 2 game drivers per day which are guaranteed to see popular wildlife and watering holes offering fantastic photo opportunities. Included in this package are 4 wholesome bush meals a day and ground transportation. Gerrling Travel will assist with flights and any other arrangements.
VALUED AT: $4,000
STARTING BID: $2,500
These are truly a one of a kind, priceless diamond and white topaz earrings Originally created with diamonds and white sapphire for Princess Kate Middleton, the designer did a second pair in diamond & white topaz. These stunning earrings boast 1.35 karats of pave diamonds and are set in 18 karat white gold. These earrings match the necklace from last year and the ring is also available at Molto Bella.
VALUED AT: $6,400
STARTING BID: $3,000
Enjoy a 3-day, 2-night "Staycation" in your own backyard. You can experience a weekend away at the famous Spanish House, owned by Ron Rice and located steps from the beach. Amenities include full kitchen, 3 bedrooms, and 3 bathrooms, pool area, and beach access. Conveniently located to local restaurants and activities. Food and beverages at home are not included. $150 cleaning fee will be accessed.
VALUED AT: $1200
STARTING BID: $800
This is the ultimate driving experience for the car enthusiast. This package includes an ultra-exclusive Cadillac V-Series Performance Lab Event. As a guest you will be guided through several exercises and aspects of the CTS Family of Vehicles. Once you are immersed, you will take it to the track where you will feel the pulse-pounding performance of the 550HP engine. This package also includes airfare for 1.
VALUED AT: $2000
STARTING BID: $1,000
You will have the opportunity to fly in an A-36 (straight tail) Beech Bonanza up the coast to lovely St. Simon's Island, GA. The plane is a 77 model which Brian has owned with partners since 2005. It is a 6 seat, single engine, 300HP, low wing aircraft with GPA navigation and the latest equipment. The plane recently got overhauled so she flies like new! Brian has personally flew over 35 aircrafts since becoming a pilot in 1978 and is a licensed and current flight instructor with ATP. He is licensed to fly both single and multi- engine aircrafts commercially on both land and sea. Brian and his lovely wife will enjoy flying you and a guest up the coast for lunch at one of the best BBQ joints, Southern Comfort. After lunch, you can walk around town and shop. Also, if you desire, you can accompany Brian at the controls and do a bit of the flying yourself. So come and donate for a great time. This certificate is good for 90 days from the date of purchase ONLY and expires March 6, 2013.
VALUED AT: $1000
STARTING BID: $750
The Dream Car Sprint is a fast-paced autocross event that will test your skills behind the wheel of either a Ferrari F430 or a Lamborghini Gallardo. You will be able to have the thrill of a lifetime free from the confines of speed limits and traffic on one of the specially designed courses located right here in Central Florida. You will do a quick safety briefing & vehicle overview and then you'll hit the open 1 mile road course like a pro. You must be 21, less than 6ft 7in tall, and have full coverage auto insurance.
VALUED AT: $1,000
STARTING BID: $750
Sponsorships for the 3rd Annual Fur Ball Gala are still available and offer a great ROI featuring a plethora of media recognition. For complete sponsorship benefits and pricing, view our Sponsor Packet or send an email to our event coordinator Jessica Yelvington.
The Halifax Humane Society is a 501 (c)(3) private nonprofit organization servicing the Greater Daytona Beach area in Volusia County, Florida. Halifax Humane Society was founded in 1937. We are an open-door animal shelter that receives over 15,000 animals annually through city contracts and owner surrenders. Kennel and cage capacity can comfortably house approximately 350 animals per day and is usually full.
Equipped with a spay/neuter clinic, we perform early-age spay/neuter surgeries to ensure that all adopted animals are altered before entering a new home. Subsidized spay/neuter surgeries are also available at Halifax Humane Society's Redinger Spay/Neuter Clinic, located at 600 Mason Avenue in Daytona Beach.
The Halifax Humane Society exists to protect animals from cruel, neglectful and exploitative treatment. It is the belief of the Society that all living creatures possess an intrinsic value, which is manifested in its creation. Further, the Society believes that mankind must become a responsible steward of animals which he has domesticated and brought under his control.
Learn more about what we do and how you can help the Halifax Humain Society by clicking here.
Many animals are in need of good homes, so if you are looking to expand your family, please save a life and adopt a homeless animal.
Volunteers are a vital asset to the animals at HHS and make many of our programs possible. Click here for more information.