Attend, Support ARL’s Raise Your Paw Auction

By on January 25, 2016

The ARL’s Raise Your Paw Auction will be held on April 16, 2016 from 5 pm until 930 pm at The Meadows Conference Center at Prairie Meadows. Below, you’ll find details from ARL about the event and how you can support it.

From ARL:


Please be our guest for the ARL’s largest event of the year – the 24th Annual Raise Your Paw Auction, presented by Adventureland, to benefit the animals the ARL cares for! You won’t want to miss this event which features a wine wall raffle, over 300 silent auction and live auction items, music by Company B and MORE – all for the benefit of the animals!

Event Schedule

4:30 p.m. – Doors open
5:00-7:00 p.m. – Silent auction, wine wall raffle, door prizes, appetizers, and cash bar (come early as you don’t want to miss the silent auction!)
7:00-10:00 p.m. – Live auction, Silent Auction Wave 2 (8:15-9:15). and cash bar


Tickets: $65 each
$80 after March 15, 2016

Reserved tables of ten: $550
$700 after March 15, 2016

Buy tickets!

Please note: Tickets purchased will be held at the door the night of the auction at the WILL CALL table. Ticket and table purchases are non-refundable.

Do you have items to donate?

The ARL is currently seeking items for the auction. This event features over 300 silent auction and verbal auction items for bid – all to benefit the animals the ARL will care for in 2016. Are you a business owner, an artist, or do you love to shop for a cause? Service items such a window cleaning, house cleaning, balloon rides, limo rides, spa items always do well and gift certificates for restaurants, art, tickets to events (after April 2016) do really well too; as well as specialty dog/cat items, animal things, fun quirky things, etc. If you have an item you are interested in donating please contact Carol Griglione at or Lora Rogers or (515) 473-9119. We are accepting items NOW through March 15, 2016.


About Eric Forrest

Eric Forrest is a student, teacher, writer and dad. He's had 5 dogs, 4 cats, two ducks and a cottontail rabbit he nursed back to health. When he's not writing about pets, he's writing essays, teaching literature, changing diapers and reading short stories.

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