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HELP presents "Putting Fore Paws"

Homes for Endangered and Lost Pets (H.E.L.P.) will be hosting the "Putting Fore Paws" golf outing and dinner and silent auction to be held Friday, May 18 at Mill Creek Golf Club. in Geneva. All proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit the stray and abandoned dogs and cats in H.E.L.P's care.

Registered golfers will enjoy 18 holes of golf with cart, lunch, unlimited beer, beverage and snack cart while on course, a one hour open bar preceding dinner, silent auction and buffet dinner. Non-golfers may join H.E.L.P. for cocktails (one hour open bar), dinner and a silent auction beginning at 6 p.m. Dinner includes: Barbecue beef brisket, roasted pork loin, blackened chicken breast, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables, Caesar salad, dinner rolls, mini sweets, iced tea, lemonade and coffee..Prizes to be awarded include a five-day cruise for two, a $10,000 Hole-in-One Prize, a chance to win $50,000, major sporting event tickets and hotel certificates.

Fees are $160 for an individual golfer or $600 for a foursome; Early bird special for those who register before April 15: $150 for individual golfers and $500 for a foursome. Dinner only is $50 per person.

To register for golf or dinner and auction only, see the H.E.L.P. website,, or contact Pam Fisher, 630-205-3023, H.E.L.P. is also seeking individual and corporate sponsorships to maximize the money raised.

H.E.L.P. is an all-volunteer organization that rescues stray and abandoned cats and dogs, providing medical care and shelter until the animals are adopted into loving homes. H.E.L.P. is not an animal shelter; the animals live in volunteers' homes. Each dog or cat is spayed or neutered, vaccinated, treated for parasites and micro-chipped prior to adoption.

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