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Independent Animal Rescue Painted Chair and more Auction

Saturday, August 22, 2015
Levin Jewish Community Center
1937 W Cornwallis Road, Durham

Join fellow animal and art lovers, mingle and bid on great silent and live auction items including paintings, jewelry, pottery, sculpture and, of course, furniture from local artists, as well as performances, services, dining and vacation trips to support our signature fundraising event. All proceeds support IAR’s foster care and adoption programs and spay/neuter programs of free-roaming and companion animals in our community. Silent Auction action is from 5:00pm-7:00pm with a live auction at 7:00pm. Guests will enjoy live music from Dogwood Blossom, finger food and a wine and beer bar throughout the evening.

Sponsored by Sponsored by Craftsman Direct

Tickets are $25 at the door. Contact Independent Animal Rescue at to sponsor or donate to the auction.


100% of the Painted Chair Auction profits will aid in the rescue and care of homeless, abandoned, and abused animals. Our goal is to raise $45,000 for the animals, so we need to fill every seat in the house! Grab some friends and plan to enjoy a wonderful evening full of music, food and spirits, not to mention surprises!

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Cat Adoption Events

A Special Adoption Event

When: 2pm - 4pm, Saturday and Sunday, August 29th and 30th
Where: PETCO at South Square, 4011 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham

Join us for a New Volunteer Orientation

We hold New Volunteer Orientations on the 2nd Saturday of every month for anyone interested in learning more about what we do. You'll learn about fostering and the many other ways you can help homeless and less fortunate animals in the Triangle.

Next Orientation: September 12th @ 11am
Please RSVP to for directions if you plan to attend.

Can't attend this month's orientation? Click Here for a Calendar of scheduled Orientations and other events, or fill out a Volunteer Interest Form online and we'll contact you with more information.

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Forever Homes

Congratulations to Basil, Blizzy, Rena, Miss Lucy, Rocky, Squeaks, Bubble, Elliot, Freddie, Mac, Dora, Nit Noi, Petrichor, Skye, Nessie, Watson, Holmes, Odo, Milo, Saucer, Clover, Chili, Annie, and Ella Bean for finding their forever homes! Can you find a place in your heart for one of our other IAR animals?

Did You Know: An old Italian superstition says that a cat sneezing is a good omen for anyone who hears it.
Independent Animal Rescue
Post Office Box 14232, Durham, NC 27709-4232