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Amherst, NH – The 24th
annual “Power of Angels, Kitty Angels Fundraiser” will be held at and hosted by
Treasures Antiques, Collectables & MORE on Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and 6.
The weekend event will run, rain or shine, from 9AM to 5PM.
year’s fun and exciting event will feature over 100 artisans and crafters,
professionals, food, flea market and yard sale vendors in a county-fair type
atmosphere, complete with live entertainment. “Back to the Garden” is one of
the featured musical bands who have generously played for this event over the
past several years. ‘The New England Brethren of Pirates,’ a reenactment and
improve troupe, will be back as well, entertaining guests as characters from
the Pirates of the Caribbean, selling hand-made wares and playing fun, pirate
themed games with children and adults alike. Members of the Amherst Animal
Hospital, who have helped Kitty Angels over the last 25 plus years by taking
care of hundreds of the worst case kitty patients, some sadly mangled or
critically ill and giving them a second chance at life, will be on hand to
answer any questions you may have about cats or any other animal and Mapledell
Farm of Townsend, MA, a traveling petting zoo and goat rental farm will bring
alpacas, donkeys, goats and bunnies for petting, feeding and to greet the young
and old. Other entertainers and times of live entertainment are pending. Herbal Health demos will be done by in-house vendor Rivka Schwartz.
the scheduled vendors include Sillie Puffs, Arctic Bark, Royal Towne Fudge,
Amherst Wellness Center, Dippy Chippy & More, Lu La Roe, NewPro, Forever
Clean Soaps, Three Daughters Jewelry and Gifts, Vinyl Revival Record Albums,
Pet Pawlicy, Our Creative Imaginings, Courtland Creations, Anthony Acres Kitty
Cat Farm, Willy’s Whirlies, Pampered Chef, Scroll and Tole, Professional Artist
Samantha Michalides, who also does commission work and Wickedbones [dog treats].
you’re looking for some cool and thrilling products that you won’t find in the
big box stores, you’ll be guaranteed to uncover a bargain for yourself, your
pet, your home, or your garden sanctuary. Offerings will consist of, but not
limited to jewelry, pet supplies, honey, jams, syrups, candles, soaps, florals,
sports memorabilia and sporting goods, clothing, minerals, fossils, crystals,
essential oils, handmade felt and wool products, various “yard sale” items and a
great deal more.
throughout the fundraising weekend
and into the month of June, is an electrifying raffle of numerous and diverse
prizes. The multi prize raffle has always been successful in raising added
funds for this event. All prizes are generously donated by local and national
businesses, individuals and some of the on-site vendors.
Angels, Inc.” is the “pet” charity of
Treasures’ owners, Rick & Sherry Tobin. To date, their fundraising efforts
through these events, plus various collections and sales within their store,
have far exceeded $80,000 in cash and supplies.
Inc., the beneficiary of these
awesome events at Treasures, is a no-kill cat shelter and is made up of all
unpaid volunteers, dedicated to rescuing stray and abandoned cats and kittens,
furnishing them with treatment for injuries or other health issues and then placing
them into new forever homes with compatible owners. They are a non-profit,
501(C) 3 charitable corporation where all donations are fully tax-deductible
and every penny of every donation is used in the caring of cats. (View their
website at: www.kittyangels.org).
like to make a donation, but can’t
come to the event that weekend, you may send a check or money order to Kitty
Angels Inc., P. O. Box 638, Tyngsboro, MA 01879. Please put Treasures in the
memo line. As always, you can drop off a check or cash at Treasures and they
will forward it for you. If you can’t make a monetary donation at this time,
but would like to help, material donations will be happily accepted. Items most
needed include cat food (both dry and canned), kitty litter, medical supplies,
bedding (clean towels, blankets, quilts, clean denim and corduroy, quilted
bedspreads), carriers, cleaning supplies including bleach, laundry detergent
and paper towels, photocopy paper, postage stamps, cat toys and cat furniture
as well as trash bags. You may also donate new or used items for sale in the
store, where all proceeds go to Kitty Angels. Only clean, working and unbroken
items please. You don’t have to wait for this event to drop off any material
donations for ‘Kitty Angels.’ You can do that by making an appointment when the
store is open, which is 10AM to 5PM daily. The phone number is 603-672-2535 and
the address is 106 Ponemah Road, Amherst, NH 03031.
thanks go to Clark & Leighton,
P.C. Dentistry who, were kind enough to donate a portion of their land for this
and much sought after annual
fundraising event will not only benefit the kitties, but will provide you with
fun, bargains, food, ideas and knowledge. Please consider adopting a new,
life-long, forever-friend as well.
If you are
interested in being a vendor for
the event, there is still space available!
A donation fee of $30.00
all you need for an outdoor space, and will cover both days! Contact Sherry or
Rick at (603) 672-2535. Visit their website for more information at www.TreasuresNH.com.