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Wreaths for Alaqua at Old Florida Fish House Nov 28

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    Old Florida Fish House Announces Fifth Annual Wreaths for Alaqua

    Old Florida Fish House and Alaqua Animal Refuge have teamed up for the Fifth Annual Alaqua Wreath Auction in order to raise funds for the private, non-profit animal sanctuary committed to serving the Emerald Coast.

    The auction will take place at Old Florida Fish House in Seagrove Beach on Wednesday, November 28, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Event proceeds will benefit the no-kill facility that was founded in 2007 by Laurie Hood and is located on a sprawling 10-acre farm in Freeport, Fla.

    Twenty local businesses will each create a wreath in line with the theme of their company. In years past, wreaths have included restaurant gift certificates, resort weekend stays, and other festive items. These wreaths will be on display throughout the evening and then auctioned off to the highest bidder by auctioneer Helen “Redd” Vizard.

    Area businesses, artists, and talented individuals who are interested in decorating a wreath for the annual event, contact Mary Chris Murry with Alaqua Animal Refuge atmmurry@alaqua.org.

    The Wreaths for Alaqua event is open to the public and all community members are welcome. For more information about the event, please visit 5th Annual Wreaths for Alaqua.

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    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. 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 Front Page - Old Florida Fish House or call (850) 534-3045.

    Alaqua Animal Refuge is a no-kill animal shelter and sanctuary, located in the panhandle of Florida. A member of the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries, Alaqua believes that every abused, neglected and homeless animal deserves a second chance. Committed to providing protection, shelter and care to animals in need, this private, non-profit Refuge also offers a full-service adoption center, educational outreach, and community programs that extend far beyond their geographic location. Since its inception in 2007, Alaqua has become a recognized leader in animal rescue, welfare, cruelty prevention, and advocacy. Alaqua is currently in the midst of a relocation and expansion capital campaign to build a one-of-a-kind facility—the first in the United States—on 100 donated acres. The new facility and sanctuary will allow Alaqua to continue all of the important work that is done now, as well as be an educational and training center to empower others to help animals and recreate the model worldwide. To learn more, visit www.Alaqua.org.

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