March 28th, 2015-Baltimore, MD — Animal lovers, dogs, cats, and other furry friends will be dressed in their finest regalia at Baltimore Humane Society’s Black Tie & Tails Gala on Saturday, March 28th. This formal affair, uniquely including pets, is all in support of Reisterstown’s no-kill animal shelter.
The unique event will also be honoring its 2015 Animal Welfare Hero, Mary Swift. Swift has tirelessly given her time and talent to Baltimore Humane Society and other animal rescues by photographing the pets available for adoption. She is the owner of Mary Swift Photography. It’s long been known that the way a homeless pet is presented, strongly impacts the public’s perception and desire to adopt. Through Mary’s photography, countless animals have found their forever homes.
The evening, hosted by WMAR-TV ABC2 News Anchor Jamie Costello, will feature an elegant seated dinner, open bar, live music, dancing, raffles, and a live auction hosted by A.J. Billig & Co. Auctioneers. Some of the exclusive items being auctioned include:
- Behind the scenes tour of the Aquarium plus special animal encounter
- Behind the scenes tour of the BSO led by Joseph Meyerhoff plus four tickets to an upcoming concert
- Week long family vacation in Historic Williamsburg
- Behind the scenes tour of Maryland Zoo
Guests are invited to bring their pets and dance the night away with either their furry or human companions. All funds raised from Black Tie and Tails support the care of the animals at the no-kill shelter in Reisterstown.
Pets Welcome! Black tie optional. Sense of humor required.
Date: Saturday, March 28th
Where: The Grand Lodge, 304 International Circle, Hunt Valley, MD 21030
Time: 6 p.m. -11 p.m.
Well-behaved animals attend for free. Tickets are $125 per person until March 13 at the Early Bird price. The price goes up to $149 after that. They can be purchased at https://bmorehumane.org/news-events/black-tie-tails-gala/or by calling 410-833-8848 ext. 212.