LoveBash for Animals

A Benefit Night for the Potter League

New Spring Event, New Vibe, New Venue!

Friday, March 24, 2017

6:00 - 9:00pm

Atlantic Resort Newport

240 Aquidneck Ave Middletown, RI


The LoveBash for Animals is a dog-gone fun pawty you won’t soon forget! Snack on some tasty treats, drink, and have a howling good time at the beautiful Atlantic Resort Newport. Try your paw at the live and silent auction or one of our exciting raffles. There’s plenty to do and all for a good cause too! This event is for humans only.

The De-Tails

Wine & Beer Tasting (6:00 – 7:30pm) • Dinner By The Bite • Delectable Sweets • Cash Bar • Music With DJ Bells • Silent and Live Auction • Impact Video • Paws Up Auction • Exciting Raffles • Wine Wall • Cocktail Attire • Complimentary Parking

Tickets are $100 with Reservation ($35 of ticket price is tax-deductible. Tickets will be $125 at the door.)

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Live Auction Item Sampling

Exclusive Sailing Adventure for Four (4) on Narragansett Bay

You and three guests will enjoy an afternoon of sailing on Narragansett Bay aboard the sleek Beneatu 41.1 Oceanis "Marsh Hawk" with hosts JoAnn and Paul Morency of Newport. This unique sailing experience begins in Brenton Cove and includes a delightful lunch on board, champagne, refreshments and personalized tour of the highlights of Narragansett Bay. Following your fantastic day of sailing, you are invited to join Paul and Jo Ann for cocktails at a beautiful location overlooking Newport Harbor.

Generously Donated by JoAnn and Paul Morency.

The Ultimate Potter League Experience

The winning bidder of this immersive package will have the shelter experience of a lifetime.

  • Shadow our dog trainers and behavior experts to experience how positive reinforcement training can enrich a dog's life
  • Shadow our Veterinary as she provides lifesaving treatments on the animals in our care
  • Ride along on our Fetching Friends Transport when it goes out to pick up animals at our shelter partners
  • Experience the opportunity to name the dogs/cats that are on the transport
  • Potter League Logo wear for you to wear
Value: Priceless


Stay and Play in Boston

Enjoy an extraordinary evening for two in luxurious accommodations at Boston's famous Charles Hotel, located along the scenic Charles River. Once settled in, you and your guest will savor exceptional cuisine in the Bristol Restaurant and Bar at the Four Seasons Hotel and have the opportunity to see a performance at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston. The following morning enjoy breakfast in Henrietta's Table at the Charles Hotel. Also included in this fantastic package is a $100 Gift Certificate for the popular restaurant Mistral and a Contributor Annual Membership to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, as well as two Boston Red Sox tickets to the May 14th game against Tampa Bay.

Generously donated by The Charles Hotel, Four Seasons Boston, Lyric Stage Company of Boston, Teryn and Karl Weintz, Mistral.

Be a Humane Investigator for a Day

How many of you have watched the commercials for animals in need, watched TV shows that tell rescue stories, Animal Cops, and Pitbulls and Paroles and wondered what it would be like to make your life's work on the front lines of animal rescue?
Rhode Island is fortunate to have a full time Humane Investigator that does just that. Ride along with Joe Warzycha, RI's own Humane Investigator and experience the ins and outs of animal investigations.
Potter League Logo gear included for you to wear!

Value: Priceless

Chef's Wine Dinner for Ten Guests at the White Horse Tavern

Executive Chef Rich Silvia will design and prepare a special Four-Course Menu for ten guests to be served in a private dining room at the historic White Horse Tavern in Newport. This special evening will begin with Champagne by Taittinger followed by a select pairings of wine from Napa's acclaimed Stag's Leap Wine Cellars.

Generously donated by the White Horse Tavern

Ultimate Dog Adoption Package

The winning bidder will receive the Ultimate Adoption package, courtesy of the Potter League for Animals. This package includes:

  • Adoption of a puppy or a waived-fee adoption of another animal
  • Animal will be microchipped, have all their vaccinations and will be either spay/neutered
  • One year of training classes for the adopted animal through our Training Center
  • The ultimate Puppy Prep Package (basket of items from our store)
  • A photo-shoot of your adopted pet
Expires April 2018
Value: Priceless

Exclusive Cocktail Party for 16 in Jamestown

Ever want to sneak away to the island of Jamestown for some fun? Well, here's your chance. Sixteen guests will enjoy sumptuous cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at the exclusive residence "Solbay" home to Pem and Fritz Attaway and their two Tibetan Spaniels, Karma and Kibu. You will have the unique opportunity to take in panoramic views of Narragansett Bay and the Newport Bridge, relax in the summer breeze in the beautifully landscaped gardens or cozy down on the spacious patio. Pem and Fritz will also provide private tours of their beautiful home.

Generously donated by Pem and Fritz Attaway

Potter League Kid's Package

This experience is for kids who love animals!
Part 1: One week of Camp Happy Tails (2nd-3rd Grade, 4th-6th Grade)
Camp Happy Tails introduces kids to the wonders and wows of the animal kingdom while learning compassion and respect for the world around them. Our hands-on program allows kids to explore behind the scenes at the Potter League and unleashes a love for making a difference in animals' lives. Activities include making animal crafts, laying animal themed games, hearing from guest speakers & interacting with shelter animals.

Part 2: Birthday Party at the League The Potter League is a delightful venue for your child's next birthday party. Each party is tailored to meet the individual interests of the birthday child. Activities include a craft, educational program, animal-themed game, and hands-on time with a pet or two! Parties are available for children ages 5-10 years old. The party is designed for a maximum of 16 participants.
We will provide the food, decorations and the fun! Each 1 ½ hour birthday party is tailored to the age and interests of the birthday child. A 1 hour program is provided by the Potter League Educator, and may include a craft, picture book, interactive activities, and meeting a furry friend or two. After the program, the last half hour is for celebration with food and presents.

Value: $450 plus

Cruising in Style aboard "Just Add Water"

Have a special occasion this summer? You won't want to miss this rare opportunity to charter an exclusive yacht. Up to 6 guests will enjoy a two-hour cruise on Narragansett Bay aboard the exquisite Hinckley Talaria 44 "Just Add Water." A $250 gift certificate for provisioning of your choice will be provided by Newport Wine Cellar and le petit gourmet.

Generously donated by Anne Hamilton and Elena Kissel

Feature your Pet on the Cover of the 2017 Heart & Sole Walk for Animals Brochure, Posters and More!

Does your furry pooch love the camera? This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to support the Potter League and showcase your love on the cover of our annual Heart & Sole Walk for the Animals brochure. Not only will he or she be on the cover, they will be on our posters, the Potter League website, Banner and Walk T-Shirt. There will also be a dedicated page on our website for you to share your story of the special bond you have with your beloved pet. Package includes a private photo shoot with Billy Black Photography, a disk of the best photos and several 5x7 or 8x10 prints of your favorite photos. Photo shoot must take place by March 31 of 2017 to be featured on the Walk for Animals brochure cover. Brochures featuring your pet will be mailed in mid-April to over 10,000 homes!

Donated by Billy Black Photography and Millie

Ultimate Cat Adoption Package

The winning bidder will receive the Ultimate Adoption package, courtesy of the Potter League for Animals. This package includes:

  • Adoption of a kitten or a waived-fee adoption of another animal
  • Animal will be microchipped, have all their vaccinations and will be either spay/neutered
  • One year of boarding at the shelter
  • The ultimate Kitty Prep Package (basket of items from our store)
  • A photo-shoot of your adopted pet
Expires April 2018
Value: Priceless



Become a Sponsor!

If you would like information on our underwriting opportunities for the LoveBash for Animals please contact Susan Ryan at 401-846-0592 or email

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