WINTER 2018 NEWSLETTER

TAILS FROM WINDY ACRES / Winter 2018 / Volume XXI / Issue 1   Please enjoy the latest update from ANT, featuring stories from the barnyard, Mobile ANT moments, fundraising news, and more! Hear from our new instructor, Haley, our Mobile ANT Coordinator, Jessie, our wonderful VISTA Volunteer, Laura, the amazing Betty Barats (our volunteer Volunteer Coordinator!), and of course our fearless leaders Sonja & Julia. Sneak a peek into life at ANT! Click here to read  

Community of Stars 8th Annual Gala

Animals as Natural Therapy invites you to our 8th annual gala, the “Community of Stars”.   This fun-filled event not only invites YOU, but already has RSVPs from ANT’s miniature horses: Toby, Persephone & Midnight-Mocha! Don’t miss this delectable Bellwether sit-down dinner and a specially-curated dessert dash featuring some of Bellingham’s best local bakers, while our barnyard stories & videos fill your heart. Exciting offerings can be yours from our fabulous Raffle and Silent Auctions. Dance the night away as

CELEBRATE THE SEASON WITH ANT

Please join us for a delightful evening with the Noel Ensemble featuring harp, flute, and stings as they entertain with poetry, holiday favorites, and carols from around the world. Harpist Jill Whitman will host the event, replete with wine and festive fare, at the lovely and historic Hearthsong Inn, a former turn of the century school house in Bellingham, WA. Tuesday, December 19, 7:30pm. Tickets $60.  Proceeds benefit Animals as Natural Therapy. Seating is limited, so make your reservations early! Click here

Minis & Microbrews: A Success!

Our Minis & Microbrews fundraiser was an unbridled success!  A big thank you to all who attended the event at Aslan Brewing Company on August 24th – your contributions helped raise over $450.00 for Animals as Natural Therapy! Brewery-goers enjoyed mingling with our mini horses and goats, cuddled with bunnies and chickens, tried their hand at Boot Bounce, and got to check out our brand new Mobile ANT van! Visitors young and old filled the Aslan parking

Minis & Microbrews at Aslan Brewing Co!

Join us at Aslan Brewing Co. on Thursday, August 24th, for a family-friendly block party and fundraiser! 4-8pm   Mingle with our mini horses, Toby & Persephone, and grab a delicious drink to support ANT – a percentage of all drink sales will help fund our NEW Mobile ANT van! Enjoy games & activities for all ages, prizes, live music, a photo booth, pick up an ANT T-shirt, and more! PLUS, vote on what images you’d like to see on our new van,

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GALA 2015 THANK YOU

We would like to say a huge Thanks to our sponsors, attendees, volunteers and hosts for making our major fundraiser a success!  We could not have done it with out you.  Our ability to maintain the farm while operating these programs for our community is possible because of the network of people from Bellingham and beyond that support our supporting youth, teens, adults and the elderly.  More to come about the successes of the evening so stay tuned.  

GALA 2015 AUCTION PREVIEW

Welcome to our Gala 2015 Auction Item Preview! Our fabulous donors are making this year’s Live & Silent Auction more exciting than ever.  Stay tuned for more items and be sure to reserve your tickets to our most important fund raiser of the year!   Seattle Symphony & W Hotel Getaway   Animals As Natural Therapy Trail Ride on Chuckanut Mountain & Picnic from Old World Deli   Overnight At Silver Reef   San Juan Whale Watching Adventure Cruise             Discovery Sea Kayak

ANT GALA 2014 AUCTION CATALOG

Our gala is rapidly approaching and the auction items donated from businesses local and beyond Bellingham, WA and the Skagit Valley are coming in.   We wanted to take the time to post some of our items from last year to thank our sponsors again and give you a taste of what to expect.  We hope to have a preview catalog for this year ready soon. Want to be part of the action this year’s gala is set to be bigger including