OCTOBER 8, 2014

October 8 last day to purchase tickets for Triple R Horse Rescue’s Hope for Horses Gala

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CAVE CREEK – Every year, hundreds of horses are abused, neglected or abandoned in Arizona. Triple R Horse Rescue, which will host the second annual Hope for Horses Gala on October 11, 2014 from 5 – 9 p.m. at the Carefree Resort and Conference Center in Carefree, Ariz., to focus the community on the rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing of the horses turned over to its care.

According to Ken Bacher, president of Triple R Horse Rescue, the event now will feature Mary Hoffman, a popular Mesa, Ariz.-based singer songwriter as entertainment for the event. Hoffman, winner of the Arizona State University (ASU) Idol competition in 2004 is a country music aficionado. In addition, Robert J. Leary, the volunteer head coach and founder for ASU’s western equestrian team, will serve as master of ceremonies and auctioneer for the event. The creators of CSI, Anthony and Michelle Zuiker, will serve as key sponsors and present a walk-on role for two on CSI as a live auction item.

Triple R Horse Rescue, the only horse rescue in Cave Creek, Ariz., held the first Hope for Horses Gala in October 2013 and raised more than $20,000 to help advance the organization's mission to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome horses in its care. This year’s event also will feature dinner, silent and live auction items and special surprise announcements. Interested donors can submit auction items for the event to Terilynn Meeker at 602.999.0794 or email terilynn@triplerhorserescueaz.com. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased at www.triplerhorserescueaz.com or via email at Sallie@triplerhorserescueaz.com.