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‘Chefs to the Rescue’ to cook for a cause in Auburn, benefit Alabama tornado victims

AUBURN – Chefs from Auburn and from restaurants across the United States, in partnership with Auburn University, will band together Wednesday, June 1, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center for “Chefs to the Rescue,” a night of delicious culinary creations for a great cause. All proceeds will benefit Alabama tornado victims.

“Chefs to the Rescue” will benefit the Auburn Family All-In Relief Fund that provides financial support to the victims of the April 27 tornadoes that touched down across the state of Alabama.

Tickets are $100 per person for the event and $1,000 per person for the VIP “Meet the Chefs Reception” that will take place in the hotel’s Terrace Room after the event. One hundred percent of the proceeds will be donated to the Auburn Family All-In Relief Fund. Tickets will go on sale May 16. For details on how to purchase tickets, go to the Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/AUChefstotheRescue.

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Auburn’s College of Veterinary Medicine to hold May 14 drive for pets left homeless by tornado

AUBURN – The tornadoes that ripped through Alabama left many family pets homeless. As a result, animal shelters in north and west Alabama are overwhelmed and in need of help until families and animals can be reunited.

Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is asking the community to help fill a truck with needed supplies on Saturday, May 14, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the parking lot of the college located at 1130 Wire Road. The supplies will be distributed among the animal shelters.

Items urgently needed include: pet food, cat litter and trays, water and food bowls, collars and leashes, dog crates, non-medicated shampoo, bleach, paper towels, towels, bedding, horse feed, hay, chicken feed and fencing materials.

For a complete list of items, visit the College of Veterinary Medicine website at http://www.vetmed.auburn.edu.

Contact: Tara Lanier, (334) 844-3698 (tara.lanier@auburn.edu), or
Mike Clardy, (334) 844-9999 (clardch@auburn.edu)