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11th Annual Taste of Compassion

Presented by Animal Hospital of North Asheville

Saturday, November 15, 2014

6 - 9:30 PM


Save the Date for Asheville Humane Society's 11th Annual Taste of Compassion Gala - Around the World with 80 Strays, Presented by Animal Hospital of North Asheville. On Saturday, November 15th from 6 - 9:30 PM join us for a first class event featuring over 20 international wines and gourmet vegetarian tastings from local restaurants.  Live music will infuse the evening with old world ambiance while guests bid on  unique items, travel packages and one-of-a-kind experiences in our highly anticipated live and silent auctions. Along with all of our generous local artists, businesses and organizations who donate to our auction, Prestige Subaru will be offering up a brand new 2015 Subaru Outback for bid to benefit Asheville Humane Society!  Tickets are now on sale! For more information and to purchase tickets Click Here.

Volunteer Orientation & Tour

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

6:30-8 PM

Take the first step towards becoming a volunteer for the largest lifesaving animal welfare agency in Western North Carolina!  Fill out an application online and plan to attend this session to get started.  The orientation will explain types of volunteer work, requirements, and the rewards of joining the team at Asheville Humane Society!  Following the orientation, attendees will be given a tour of our beautiful and functional Adoption Center.  We welcome junior volunteers ages 10 and up!  For more information, contact us at volunteer@ashevillehumane.org.  Reservations required.

Pooch Essentials Class

Saturday, November 22, 2014

9-10 AM

Get ready to be hands-on with our canine friends!  This class is for volunteers who want to interact with dogs and puppies at the Adoption Center and at off-site events.  Prerequisites include attendance at a general volunteer orientation session and completion of Bed, Bath & Beyond requirements.  Sign up through the Volunteer Information Center or e-mail us with any questions at volunteer@ashevillehumane.org.  

Feline Fundamentals Class

Saturday, November 22, 2014

10-11 AM

Get ready to be hands-on with our feline friends!  This class is for volunteers who want to interact with cats and kittens at the Adoption Center and at off-site events.  Prerequisites include attendance at a general volunteer orientation session and completion of Bed, Bath & Beyond requirements.  Sign up through the Volunteer Orientation Center or e-mail us with any questions at volunteer@ashevillehumane.org.

Hiking Hounds

Sunday, November 23, 2014

10 AM-1 PM

One of our most popular volunteer activities is our Hiking Hounds program!  Volunteers take shelter dogs on hikes as part of our enrichment programming.  If you love the great outdoors and dogs, this is the volunteer activity for you!  For more information about Hiking Hounds and for applications, please e-mail ahshikinghounds@outlook.com. Reservations are required for each hike.

Ambassador Class

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

5:30-6:30 PM

All of us love animals, but Asheville Humane Society also needs volunteers who love working with people!  The Ambassador Class is designed to give volunteers the basic information needed to represent us and our programs to the general public both at the Adoption Center and in the community.  Volunteers will learn how to help with the adoption process, basic guidelines and information about our numerous public programs, and all about our new DRIVE adoption initiative!  If you have any questions or want more information, e-mail volunteer@ashevillehumane.org. 

Volunteer Orientation & Tour

Saturday, December 6, 2014

11:30 AM-1 PM

Take the first step towards becoming a volunteer for the largest lifesaving animal welfare agency in Western North Carolina!  Fill out an application online and plan to attend this session to get started.  The orientation will explain types of volunteer work, requirements, and the rewards of joining the team at Asheville Humane Society!  Following the orientation, attendees will be given a tour of our beautiful and functional Adoption Center.  We welcome junior volunteers ages 10 and up!  For more information, contact us at volunteer@ashevillehumane.org.  Reservations required.

 

     

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