Mark your calendars! The Beverly Animal Shelter of Waterloo a no-kill, non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization, will be holding their 11th Annual Dinner Dance Gala fundraiser on March 12th at Club 86 in Geneva. The evening will entail cocktails and hors d’oeuvres starting at 6 pm, followed by dinner and dancing to the music of Dan Elliott and the Monterays. A silent auction will held throughout the evening with items donated by local businesses. This is the shelter’s premier event for the 2016 year. Come out and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and help support the homeless pets at the Beverly Animal Shelter! Last year’s 2015 Dinner Dance was a sold-out event! Please get your tickets early!Tickets for the event are $37.50 each and are on sale now at the shelter, The Copy Shop in Seneca Falls, and Pedulla’s Liquor Store in Geneva. No tickets will be available for sale at the door. The shelter is seeking sponsors and donations of items or services for the auction. If you or your business would like help sponsor this event, or donate an item or gift certificate for the auction, please call the shelter at 539-9357. All donations are tax deductible. Board members and shelter volunteers have begun visiting local businesses to solicit for donations. All sponsors and donors will appear in our digital program played throughout the dinner, as well as on the Sponsor page of the shelter web site (www.beverlyanimalshelteronline.com). All donations valued at $50 or more will receive their own individual ad. We hope that you will please consider donating to this well-needed and worthwhile cause. All proceeds from this event go directly toward the care of the animals at the shelter.The Beverly Animal Shelter has been in operation for over 50 years and relies almost entirely on private donations. The shelter takes in nearly 1000 animals a year, offering adoptions at the shelter as well as from off-site events. Partnering with SOS (Shelter Outreach Services of Ithaca) and Integrated Vet Services, the shelter hosts four low-cost spay/neuter clinics a month. Located on the grounds at the shelter is Schultz Pet Sales and Service, a pet supply store and boarding facility, which is a major sponsor and funding source for the shelter. For more information about this event or about the Beverly Animal Shelter, please call the shelter at 315-539-9357 or visit the shelter at 50 E. River Street, Waterloo, NY. The shelter is open Monday thru Saturday, 10am-4pm; (Schultz’s Store: 9am-6pm); both closed on Sunday and Wednesday for the winter.