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Amos Fund Wine Tasting set for Friday in Dixon

DIXON – The Amos Fund Wine Tasting is set for 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Distinctive Gardens, 2020 Lowell Park Road.

The Amos Fund, created by local real estate agent Deb Proctor, raises money for veterinary expenses of sick animals whose owners can’t afford to pay bills in full.

Wine, martinis, beer and soda will be sold.

The event will include music by Mike Chandler, and artwork from Suzanne Shedosky and Chandler will be displayed and sold. Linnea Koch will display and sell photography.

Sena Warkin of Imprintable Memories will offer gift ideas, and Tanet Raymer will offer chair massages.

A silent auction and live auction also are part of the event.

Tickets are $20 and are available at www.eventbrite.com under Amos Fund Wine Tasting.

Tickets also are available at the following local businesses: Crystal Cork Wine Shoppe, 219 W. First St.; River Ridge Animal Hospital, 273 state Route 2; and Trein’s Jewelry, 201 W. First St., all in Dixon; Tuff Dog Bakery, 7 E. Third St. in Sterling; Polo Animal Hospital, 3077 state Route 26; Morrison Veterinary Clinic, 14993 Lyndon Road; Doggies County Club, 21912 Lincoln Road in Morrison; and Maestoso Kennels, 5102 state Route 2 in Oregon.

The event also will feature a dog house raffle. Local carpenters will design and build a dog house for the winner. There are three designs for the winner to choose from.

Raffle tickets are $5, and the winner need not be present at the event.

Tickets are available at the previously mentioned local businesses, as well as Pat’s Sensible Training at Maesto Kennels in Morrison; Veterinary Clinic of Prophetstown, 51 Grove St.; and from the trainers at PetSmart, 3210 E. Lynn Boulevard in Sterling.

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