25th Anniversary Dinner & Silent Auction

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Thanks to our sponsors and donors!

Mark Langan

Mark Langan, Vice-President of Field Operations at the Nebraska Humane Society and best-selling author of Busting Bad Guys


A Lotta Brownies • Bagel Bin • Bank of the West • The Bookworm • Dave Buechler • Roger Campbell • David & Julie Churilla • Colleen Cochrane • Kathy Creighton • Eagle Run Golf Course • A Hill of Beans • Jimmy Ellis • Jimmy John’s • JoAnn Farrell • Collean Fullmer • Owen Henderson, DVM • Hy-Vee • Kitty Kentsmith • Kevin & Dora Klein • Mark Langan • Lazlo’s • Long Dog Fat Cat • Mama’s Pizza • Liz Marriott • Linda Natale • Pam Nathan • Nature Dog • Natural Grocers • Olive Garden • Perrigo Animal Health • Jim & Jeri Regan • Mark Renner, N.P. Dodge • Rich & Laura Roccaforte • Round the Bend Steakhouse • Mike Rustkalis, DVM • Jaclin Smith • Southwest Airlines • David Stevens, TD Ameritrade • S.M. Stevens & Associates, LLC • Kate Spielman • Three Dog Bakery • Cecily Tinder • Thad & Janie Tinder • Two Tails Dog Bakery • Upstream Brewing Company • Veterinary Eye Specialists • Dr. Tonya McIlnay • Ken & Rita Vetter • Vincenzo’s • Rich & Kathy Woodward • Barb Zelechoski

Oh, what a night!

The Platte Room at Soaring Wings Winery was filled to capacity for GRRIN’s anniversary dinner on April 16th. Original founders Barb Zelechoski and Deb Goll were special guests for the evening.  Barb gave an informative and motivational speech about national and local rescue efforts. A wonderful dinner from Mangia Italiana was followed by our second speaker, Mark Langan, author of the best-selling book, Busting Bad Guys.

The silent auction bidding closed at 9:30p.m. and nearly $4000 was raised! This event would not have been possible without the endless hours given by the committee volunteers and the folks who showed up early on the night of the 16th to make sure we were ready to roll.

Special thanks also to Three Dog Bakery for providing yummy take-home treats for lucky dogs & A Lotta Brownies for helping GRRIN serve an amazing post-dinner treat for the humans! Finally, Curt Bright & The String Beans for setting up our sound system. Please note our many donors and sponsors and their support of GRRIN!


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