Ellen and Chuck Scarborough will host the Gimme Shelter Animal Rescue 5th Annual Summer Benefit on Saturday, July 23 from 4 – 7 p.m. at their private estate in Southampton. The event raises money to save dogs who are on death row at kill shelters across the country, spay/neuter the dogs, pay for all necessary medical care and find them loving forever homes. Chuck Scarborough, Emmy Award-winning NBC anchor and correspondent, animal lover and adopter of two Gimme Shelter dogs, will act as master of ceremonies.
During the event, attendees will be able to enjoy live music while sipping on cocktails provided by Wainscott Main Wine & Spirits and enjoying hors d’oeuvres from Between the Bread caterers. The event will feature: a woof-alicious tasting cart for pooches by “Ollie,” the newly launched healthy and delicious gourmet dog food company, Tesla will be there with their newest Model, as well as a FAB live and silent auction. Several high-end auction items will be on the block including: a personal tour of NBC studios by Chuck Scarborough, weekend getaways at The Baker House in East Hampton and Gurney’s in Montauk, a ride in an authentic WW2 fighter plane, cool art pieces by renowned artists Paul Gerben and Rock ‘n Roll Photographer Steve Joester, a piece from renowned photographer, visual artist and filmmaker Michael Dwecks’ much sought after “the End: Montauk, NY” series, a night on the town in NYC including car service and tickets to a Broadway show, award-winning Tesla Model for a weekend, round of golf and lunch at Gardiner’s Bay private Country Club on Shelter Island, to name a few.