Tickets are going fast for the third annual Saddle Up Hollywood Style celebrity fundraiser for Ranch Hand Rescue featuring five-time Emmy winner Doris Roberts from “Everybody Loves Raymond,” as host.
The event will raise funds for the Argyle charity that saves abused and neglected farm animals, adopts out rehabilitated animals and provides a sanctuary to animals with ongoing needs. Ranch Hand Rescue also provides equine/animal assisted therapy for people with personal, mental or psychological challenges.
This year’s annual event will be from 5 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Hilton Garden Inn, 785 Texas 121 Bypass in Lewisville.
Other featured guests will include:
* Phil Crosby Jr., who will perform with his jazz band and singing songs made famous by his grandfather, Bing Crosby.
* Veteran actor, playwright and director Jack Betts, who will be singing a set of jazz standards,
* Singer Maria Elena Infantino will be presenting selections of Edith Piaf and favorites from her native country Italy.
*Master of Ceremonies will be Mike Doocy of Fox News.
This year’s event will help provide Equine and Animal Assisted Therapy Scholarships to three organizations including The Children’s Advocacy for Denton County, CASA Denton County and Winning The Fight (WTF).
The first round of tickets sold out quickly, but organizers managed to set up additional seating at the event. Tickets cost $75 per person or $125 per couple.
Table sponsorships are also being sought at $1,000 to $7,500.
More information about the event and the organization can be found at www.ranchhandrescue.org.