The Hamptons will go wild on Saturday, August 13 as the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons brings back its 10th annual Get Wild Summer Gala, with a benefit committee featuring notable animal advocate and television personality Beth Ostrosky Stern and newsman Chuck Scarborough.
The event, which will be hosted by Molly Channing at the Channing Family Sculpture Garden, will kick off with a VIP Cocktail party to welcome all 2016 sponsors. After the VIP party, all guests are invited to the gardens to enjoy live music, animals and cocktails.
During the event, a silent auction will be held on smartphones and iPads at the 501 Auctions website. Items up for bid include various painting, photographs and sculptures from an array of artists, including the photograph Montauk by Ann Weisman, a bronze sculpture called Wonder by Gwen Marcus and the watercolor painting Birds with Wisteria by Ingrid Arneberg. Additionally, experience packages will be auctioned, as well as sports memorabilia signed by athletes such as Muhammad Ali and Pelé, getaways and dinner reservations. Designer jewelry will also be available.
All proceeds for this event will go to the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons.
The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center is dedicated to the rehabilitation of wild animals who have been affected by human defacement of animal habitats. The rehabilitation center houses a full-time wildlife hospital with established staff of biologists, animal behaviorists and volunteers. The center, located at Munn’s Pond Park in East Quogue, has more than 3,000 members and supporters.
The Annual Get Wild Summer Benefit will take place on Saturday, August 13 from 6–8 p.m. at the Channing Family Sculpture Garden, 629 Lumber Lane, in Bridgehampton. For more information, visit wildliferescuecenter.org.