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Fundraisers & Events

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Suitcase Party

PACK YOUR BAGS! Parker’s Animal Rescue is so excited hold our first in-person event in over a year! (we’ll still have open air and social distancing) It will be super fun! Here are the details: You are invited to a “Suitcase Party” on Saturday, June 5th. Following a scrumptious brunch at Animas Air Park, a lucky couple will board a private helicopter to be flown over the stunning San Juan Mountains to Telluride. You will then be chauffeured to your accommodations at the historic New Sheridan where you will have dinner that evening. You can enjoy breakfast and leisure time the next morning before being chauffeured to the Telluride Airport to board your private plane for the scenic flight back to Durango. Here’s How to Win We are only selling 30 tickets (each $500 ticket is for 2 people). One name will be drawn after brunch and that lucky couple will board the helicopter and be whisked away for a weekend of luxury. You’ll leave from the event so pack your bag and be ready to head off. Details Saturday June 5th, Brunch 11:30 – 1 p.m 209 Windsock Lane at Animas Air Park. Open doors with plenty of air flow, the helicopter on site and puppies to snuggle, quiche, pastries to eat. Bloody Mary’s, mimosas, coffee and Irish cream all courtesy of Star Liquors.. At 1pm we will draw the lucky winner from the dog bowl! You will be flown to Telluride in great style with Colorado Highland Helicopters!! ($1200 flight) A sleek AS350 with lots of room for passengers and cargo. Arriving in Telluride, you will be picked up by Telluride Express and taken into town to enjoy the afternoon then check into your room at the historic New Sheridan Hotel at 4pm. ($450 value) You will have ample time to relax before heading to dinner and drinks in the hotel venue with your $100 gift card. Sunday, you will have the morning to get coffee and food at the Butcher and the Baker in Telluride ($25 gift card) before being driven back to the airport for an 11am departure on yet another amazing craft! Brad will fly you back to Durango in his Cessna 185 Skywagon. ($500 ride in the sky) WHAT A WEEKEND! If you are considering a donation to our rescue this year, this is a wonderful opportunity to do so. Proceeds benefit all the animals in rescue. Even if you are not drawn the winner, you will have made a contribution that matters and we will have some fun! As a bonus Star Liquors is sending each couple home with a gift. **Please have made arrangements for kids and pet care prior to coming.** We will practice social distancing. If you are feeling ill, please remain at home. In case of inclement weather, you can take your own car to enjoy the weekend and Colorado Highland Helicopters will have you arrange a scenic flight with them at another date!

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