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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Petcasso 2010: Animal Art from the Heart

Austin, TX

WHO:         Animal Trustees of Austin announces Petcasso 2010: Animal Art from the Heart

WHAT:  An annual evening of unleashed talent featuring canine and equine artistry to benefit the programs and services of Animal Trustees of Austin. Petcasso 2010 includes a lavish buffet dinner, silent auction and paintings created and presented by Austin animal artists and their owners for the live auction.

WHEN:  Sunday, February 21, 2010 from 6:00-9:00pm

WHERE: Dell Jewish Community Center, 7300 Hart Lane

BACKGROUND: Petcasso 2010 is Animal Trustees of Austin’s fourth annual animal art event to raise money for its programs providing quality and affordable health care for animals of low income and homeless residents of Austin.  Petcasso 2009 raised more than $170,000 to support ATA’s two clinics, with more than 85% of the proceeds going directly to serve animals in need.

TICKETS: Tickets start at $125. A table of 10 is $1,500. Sponsorships start at $2,500. Call Shir Laves at 512.371.1965 or email for sponsor information and ticket sales.

EMCEE:  Jim Spencer

AUCTIONEER: Walt Roberts

ENTERTAINMENT:  Singer and songwriter Michael Clay

GALA CHAIR:  Carol Smith Adams

MEDIA CONTACT:  Carol Adams, 512.657.1114,

Kevin Farr
Communications Manager
Animal Trustees of Austin
Office: 512-371-1965
Cell: 917-873-5219