Old Florida Fish House will once again team up with Alaqua Animal Refuge for the third annual Alaqua Wreath Auction to raise funds for the private, nonprofit animal sanctuary committed to serving the Emerald Coast. The auction takes place at Old Florida Fish House in Seagrove Beach on Thursday, December 8, 2016, beginning at 6:30 p.m. with 100% of proceeds benefiting the no-kill facility founded in 2007 and located on a sprawling 10-acre farm in Freeport, Florida.
Auctioneer Helen "Redd" Vizard will present 20 wreaths created by local artists, businesses, and individuals especially for this event. The wreaths, some of which will be packaged with bonus items and gift certificates, will each go to the highest bidder during this festive holiday fundraiser for Alaqua.
Area businesses, artists and talented individuals interested in decorating a wreath for this annual event should contact Jill McDonald with Old Florida Fish House at (850) 534-3045 or Mary Chris Murry with Alaqua Animal Refuge at (850) 880-6399.
Wreaths for Alaqua is open to the public and the community is encouraged to come out and enjoy the holiday event while supporting our area's outstanding animal refuge.
Located in the heart of Seagrove Beach, Old Florida Fish House prides itself in providing a family friendly, casual dining experience serving daily Gulf fresh seafood specials and the best sushi on 30A. Old Florida Fish House’s guests are invited to sip mouthwatering cocktails or an ice cold brew, and dine inside or outdoors at The Porch, more fondly known as the locals' hidden gem. The screened in porch features a full service bar, big screen TV’s, and panoramic views of Eastern Lake. With seating for over 300, Old Florida Fish House welcomes parties of all sizes and is the perfect celebration venue for everything from birthday parties to weddings. For over a decade, Old Florida Fish House has proudly featured local live music, special events and South Walton's most sought after dining experience. Find Old Florida Fish House on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to stay up to date with specials, events and more. For more information, visit http://www.oldfloridafishhouse.com/ or call (850) 534-3045.
Alaqua Animal Refuge is a no-kill animal sanctuary and adoption center located in Freeport, Florida. A member of the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries, Alaqua believes that every abused, neglected and homeless animal deserves a second chance. This private, nonprofit animal sanctuary is committed to serving the Emerald Coast as: the premier no-kill refuge, providing protection, shelter and care to animals in need; a full-service animal adoption center; and a peaceful, proactive animal welfare advocate through educational outreach and community programs. The Refuge has placed more than 12,000 animals of all kinds since its inception in 2007, and has grown to become a recognized leader in animal welfare and animal cruelty prevention. www.alaqua.org.