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Friends of Linden Animal Shelter Gala Art Auction a huge success

Art enthusiates at the Marlin Art/Friends of Linden Animal Shelter Art Auction.
Art enthusiates at the Marlin Art/Friends of Linden Animal Shelter Art Auction.
Photo by Dr. Karen Negrin, DVM, ACO/ACI

On October 26, 2013, Friends of Linden Animal Shelter (FOLAS) sponsored an art gallery held by Marlin Art Inc. of Deer Park, NY, at The Presbyterian Church in Westfield. The event was a huge success, helping to raise money for the dogs and cats at FOLAS seeking their "fur-ever" home.

Dog wearing patriotic bandana.
Photo by Dr. Karen Negrin, DVM, ACO/ACI

An auctioneer from Marlin Art educated the guests with the history of the artists behind the works. Some items were rare and worth much more than the sale prices.

Guest artist at the event was John Stanisci, a professional illustrator for Marvel and DC Comics for over 18 years and a Broadway actor, who has drawn well-known characters such as Spider-man, The Hulk, Batman, Catwoman and Superman. Mr. Stanisci entertained guests to the auction by drawing sketches during the event.

If you were unable to attend the auction, purchases can still be made at marlinart.com. Enter 64066 at the checkout and FOLAS will be given a donation for your purchase. Donations can also be sent directly to FOLAS at:

FOLAS

P.O. Box 2151

Linden, NJ, 07036

If you would like to help FOLAS other than by giving a donation, you can

  1. Adopt a FOLAS animal.
  2. Become a volunteer.
  3. Become a foster for a FOLAS animal
  4. Use www.goodsearch.com as your search engine and choose Friends of Linden Animal Shelter (FOLAS).
  5. Use www.igive.com to shop online at your favorite stores and choose Friends of Linden Animal Shelter (FOLAS).

If your organization is interested in having a similar auction as a fundraiser, contact Marlin Arts.

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