Hope for Horses Gala benefits horses, burros in need

Triple R Horse Rescue, a nonprofit organization that rescues, rehabilitates and re-homes horses surrendered to its care, will host its third annual Hope for Horses Gala 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 at the Carefree Resort and Conference Center in Carefree.

According to Ken Bacher, president of Triple R Horse Rescue, the 2015 event will feature Mary Hoffman, a popular Mesa-based singer songwriter and her band, as the principal entertainment for the event. Ms. Hoffman, winner of the Arizona State University Idol competition in 2004, is a country music aficionado.

Robert J. Leary, volunteer head coach and founder for ASU’s western equestrian team, will serve as master of ceremonies and auctioneer for the event.

This year’s event will feature dinner, silent and live auction items, live western entertainment and surprise announcements. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased at www.triplerhorserescueaz.com.

Triple R Horse Rescue located on three acres donated by Lil Bit North Ranch in Cave Creek.

Carefree Resort and Conference Center is located at 37220 Mule Train Road.

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