Neuse River Golden Retiever Rescue
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Neuse River Golden Retiever Rescue

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2022 Golden Gala 
October 16th - 1 to 5 pm
The Meadows at Firefly Farm
1945 The Meadows Lane, Raleigh, NC 27606

2018 Golden Gala Golden Golden Award

The 2022 Golden Gala will be a day to remember!

Join us at The Meadows at Firefly Farm, as we celebrate the dogs and volunteers of Neuse River Golden Retriever Rescue. We are excited for a great afternoon filled with dinner, drinks, awards, fundraising, and dogs as we celebrate our organization. See below for some event highlights.

All proceeds from the evening go towards our work in rescuing, rehabilitating and adopting golden retrievers and golden-hearted dogs in need.

Ticket Prices 


Sponsorship is key to our success! Please consider being an individual or business sponsor. We have a variety of sponsor levels to meet any budget.

Golden Gala Activities

Golden Gala Ambassador

 Emcee Wes Hohenstein

Silent Auction

We welcome Wes Hohenstein back as our emcee for the evening! We have a lot of fun activities planned for the evening, including the return of ‘Dine ’N Dash’ - an assortment of gift certificates to area restaurants, a Barkery with treats for your dog, and the Wine Pull featuring fine wines from around the world. A preview of some of these activities can be seen below. 

Dine and Dash


Take home gift cards and gift certificates from some of your favorite restaurants. 

Silent Auction

Auction Items

We will have a silent auction with many wonderful items donated by our generous supporters.



The Barkery will offer a variety of homemade treats for your pup.

Wine Pull

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Pull a cork for a bottle of wine.
Everyone's a winner!

Golden Guardian


We'll have a Golden Guardian station where you can sponsor and name one of our foster dogs and take home an adorable stuffed Golden puppy.

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