The Humane Society for Hamilton County has canceled the in-person Tinsel & Tails gala scheduled for Nov. 19.
The fundraiser is HSHC’s largest of the year. HSHC already faces a loss in revenue this year from canceling the Wine, Wags & Whiskers event and closing its resale shop, as well as having to limit the Tinsel & Tails attendance to 50 percent of the venue’s capacity.
Executive Director Rebecca Stevens sent an email to the attendees and sponsors and said although the Humane Society will refund the ticket purchase, she hoped the attendees would consider making their ticket purchase a donation to the HSHC instead.
HSHC already planned on offering a virtual option for Tinsel & Tails in addition to the in-person gala. Since the in-person gala was canceled, all efforts will be shifted to the virtual event. Event emcees Dean Metcalf and Jamie Little will present the event from 502 Event Centre at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19.
The virtual portion of the event is free to watch, but HSHC encourages interested attendees to register in order to bid on silent auction items. Silent auction bidding begins Nov. 13.
For more or to register for the event, visit hamiltonhumane.com/programs/events/tinsel-tails/tinsel-from-home.