May 2017 Newsletter

Barn Buzz   Newsletter
May 2017
In This Issue...

2017 Mane Event
April 29, 2017
Thank You For A
Wonderful Evening
2017 Mane Event
A Successful Evening!
Field of Dreams would like to thank everyone who helped make the 2017 Mane Event a success! We were thrilled to see so many of you support our cause on this special night with your attendance as well as remote bidding. We hope you enjoyed the evening! 
Many thanks go out to Kris Kreuser, Terry Morgan, Suzanne Regas, and all our event volunteers. Our 10th annual dinner and auction was a success because of your hard work and dedication.
Many thanks to our generous event sponsors:
Many businesses, both local and long distance, have contributed to The Mane Event by providing us with items, or placing ads in our program book. Please join us in thanking these businesses by visiting their establishments when possible. 

Item Donations
Donate Your Gently Used Items
Children's/adult clothing, toys, tools, furniture, all make great garage sale items! Contact Jody at [email protected] to schedule a time for drop-off. Item donations are tax deductible and all proceeds from this event directly benefit the rescues in our care!

Garage Sale Preparation
Set-Up The Sale
We are in need of some helpful volunteers that can join us for our Garage Sale Preparation. This includes sorting and pricing items, setting up tables, etc. Follow the provided link to sign up: Garage Sale Prep Sign Up
** WE ALSO NEED TABLES** If you have tables you can loan for the sale, please contact Jody at [email protected]
Sale Day Volunteers
Work The Event

The Garage Sale will take place Thurs-Sat 5/11-5/13. Energetic volunteers are needed to assist customers, keep our tables organized, and operate the food sales and checkout. Extra help needed Saturday 4p-6p for closing and cleanup.  Garage Sale Volunteer Sign Up 


Volunteer News
Please join us in welcoming our newest volunteers to the barn. We are happy to have you with us!
Hannah, Danielle, Shirley, Baylee and Francesca
Volunteer Appreciation Week 
April 23--April 29th
In celebration of National Volunteer Appreciation Week, our barn volunteers were treated to special treats on their scheduled shift each day. We also drew a surprise gift card winner each day. Congratulations to: Christi, Lindsey, Dolores, Dawn, Megan, Linda, Gina and Sandy! We appreciate ALL of our volunteers' dedication and time! Thank you!

McCrae Farm Horse Show
All Things Celtic
McCrae Farm, located in Grayslake, IL, offers an intimate and relaxed atmosphere in which horses and riders of all levels receive training and instruction in French Classical Dressage.  During the weekend of May 20 and 21, McCrae Farm students will be performing in their annual show.  McCrae Farm is very generously donating the proceeds from Sunday's performance to Field of Dreams Horse Rescue & Adoption and we are so grateful.  Please consider visiting beautiful McCrae Farm and supporting FOD by attending the May 21 show. Call 847-546-5164 for tickets.
Field of Dreams Horse Rescue & Adoption, P.O. Box 61, St. Charles, IL 60174
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