I always liked how at the end of The Price is Right Bob Barker used to and now Drew Carey does remind us to spay and neuter our pets (although I do not watch that show on a regular basis). I am pleased to participate in a fundraiser for spay and neuter programs. I am especially delighted to do so when the fundraiser uses a play on words for its title. So I made a definite plan to go to the Spay-getti and No Balls Dinner sponsored by 4PetsSake food pantry (whose name is another good play on words), last Saturday at the American Legion in Mohawk, NY.
The Legion is in a lovely building. I admired the staircase and woodwork as Steven and I walked in. When we purchased our dinner tickets, I asked would it be all right to go into the bar area and purchase a glass of wine. It was all right with them if it was all right with the Legion.
The Merlot was tasty. The dinner was even better. The spaghetti was not overcooked, as sometimes happens with these large dinners, and despite the No Balls title, two delicious meatballs were included. We waited till after we had finished dinner and a yummy dessert (brownie for me, red velvet cake for Steven) before looking at the items available for the Chinese auction.
After we left, we sat on the front porch for a few minutes. I do love sitting on a front porch and am so happy we finally got the weather for it. Mickey and Minnie Mouse and a large dog were playing on the lawn with a few kids. The dog petted one little girl. When we left he was rubbing her tummy.
It was an enjoyable evening, and it got even better when Steven got a phone call that he had won a basket of dog treats from Adirondack Puppy Truffles in Remsen. They are wheat free, corn free, soy free, handcrafted and all natural. Tabby loves them.
All proceeds from the dinner benefit 4PetSake’s low cost spay and neuter program. For more information on that, contact 4PetsSake at 315-796-2584, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit their website www.4petsakefoodpantry.org. For more information on Adirondack Puppy Trifles, call 315-272-3532, email email@example.com or visit their website, www.adkpuppytruffles.com. Both also have Facebook pages.