Neuse River Golden Retiever Rescue
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Neuse River Golden Retiever Rescue

2019 Golden Gala Banner

Raleigh Country Club
400 Donald Ross Dr, Raleigh, NC 27610
Event will be outside, please plan accordingly.

2018 Golden Gala Golden Golden Award

The 2019 Golden Gala will be a night to remember!

Join us for a night at the Raleigh Country Club, as we celebrate the dogs and volunteers of Neuse River Golden Retriever Rescue. We are excited for another great evening 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 for our gala. We have a variety of sponsor levels to meet any budget.

Golden Gala Activities

2018 Golden Gala Ambassador Maggie2018 Golden Gala Emcee Wes Hohenstein  2018 Golden Gala Build a Bag

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, Build-A-Doggie-Bag with lots of cool dog items for you to choose from, and the Wine Pull featuring fine wines from around the world. A preview of some of these activities can be seen below. 

Build A Bag


Build A Bag was very popular last year and we are excited to be bringing it back this year.  Look for many great items to build your custom gift bag.

Silent Auction

Auction Items

We will have a silent auction with many wonderful items donated by our generous supporters. Click here to see a preview of some of our auction items.

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.

Dine and Dash


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

Wine Pull

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

Thank You To Our 2019 Golden Gala Sponsors!

Gala sponsors are the keys to our success. These sponsorships help us underwrite the gala.
Proceeds from the event directly support the rescue's growing financial needs. 

 Top Dog Sponsors


Complete Pet Care     Care First Animal Hospital

Big Dog Sponsors


Grace Park Animal Hospital

Chicago Title

Camp Bow Wow

My Golden Angels - Daisy & Peaches

Little Dog Sponsors


Collaborative Technology Solutions, LLC    Magnolia Animal Hospital

Page Point Animal Hospital and Pet Resort

Steve and Brenda Holden, "In Memory of Rufus, Maggie, Sadie, Samson, Kali, and Boone, & in honor of our rescues Jake & Bella.

In honor of Shep

Jim and Karen McKenzie

Debbie Brittain

Wingstar Golden Retrievers

Sophie and Sampson 

Puppy Dog Sponsors


North State Bank     Coats Auto Body & Paint

Heritage Animal Hospital      Dirty Dogs Spa

Scott & Amy Harris

David and Jean White, Oriental, NC

Deborah Grissom and David Potter

Zoe Feingold

Barbara & Derek Thompson in honor of Coda

Henry and Jeannie Hutton

Scott Kennedy - In Memory of Maggie

In Honor of NRGRR Operations Team

 Nell G. Barnes in honor of LuLu and Pender

Dogs Helping Dogs Sponsors

Up to $499

Wake Forest Smiles

Donna Blackwell

Griffin Blackwell

In honor of Debbie Brittain and Koda, and in memory of Molly

Coby & Remy Radzai

Chicago Title Agency Department

Dale Oller

In-Kind Donations

We would like to thank the following businesses for their donations to this year's Golden Gala. With the contributions from these businesses, we are able to bring you a wonderful selections of gifts for our Silent Auction, Build-A-Bag, Dine and Dash, and Wine Pull activities.

  • Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
  • AMC Theatres
  • Bad Daddys Burger Bar
  • Baileys Fine Jewelry
  • Bark Box
  • Blue Dog Bakery
  • Bluewater Spa
  • Bowman Animal Hospital
  • Bullymake
  • CBS 17
  • City BBQ
  • Clouds Brewing
  • The Cowfish
  • DECO
  • Diamonds Direct
  • Dirty Dogs
  • Durham Bulls
  • Durham Performing Arts Center
  • Farina Raleigh
  • The Fresh Market
  • Furbo
  • Garden Supply Company
  • Happy Cakes Cupcakery
  • Heritage Animal Hospital
  • Heritage Med Spa
  • Hidden Valley Animal Hospital and Boarding
  • Hillsborough BBQ Company
  • Hutchins Garage
  • J and J Frame Studio
  • Kurgo
  • Labrottie
  • La Vida Massage
  • The Mayton Inn
  • Norwex
  • Paws at the Corner
  • Peacocks Plume
  • Pet Mania
  • Pet Safe
  • P.F. Changs
  • Phydeaux
  • The Pit Authentic Barbecue
  • Polar Ice House Cary
  • The Purple Poppy Florest and Home Decor
  • Quail Corners Animal Hospital
  • Raleigh Botox and Laser Center
  • Rocky Top Catering
  • Suite Paws Pet Resort and Spa
  • Teamworks Dog Training
  • Titos Handmade Vodka
  • Total Wine and More
  • Triangle Dry Cleaners
  • Tylers Taproom
  • Uncorked
  • Unleashed
  • Village Grill Raleigh
  • Vintage Home South
  • Visit Hillsborough
  • Wake Forest Animal Hospital
  • Wake Forest Smiles
  • Whits Frozen Custard
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