RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- Nevada Humane Society is asking the community to help homeless pets by participating in a fundraiser on Ebay as part of The Great Reno Balloon Races.
In this inaugural event, participants will bid on a hot air balloon ride (weather permitting) for two people on Friday, September 6, 2013 during The Great Reno Balloon Race. Proceeds from the winning bid will directly benefit homeless pets at Nevada Humane Society.
The ride is courtesy of Nevada Humane Society Board Member Monica Jaye of News Talk 780 KOH, and includes:
•Hot Air Balloon Ride for Two, Friday, September 6 at Rancho San Rafael Park
•Glow Show, a tradition where the balloons begin to glow at 5am for spectators
•Dawn Patrol, a trademark featuring balloons that will fly into the darkness to music
•Mass Ascension Launch, starting at 6:45am, balloons will launch from Rancho San Rafael Park. You and your guest will be passengers in a balloon in the Mass Ascension Launch.
Bids will be accepted for one day only on Wednesday, September 4 from 7am until 7pm on Ebay.com
under the title Hot Air Balloon Ride for Two at The Great Reno Balloon Races 2013. The winning bidder must claim the prize at Nevada Humane Society before Thursday, September 5 at 6pm by contacting Nevada Humane Society's Events Manager J'Neal Hachquet at 775-856-2000 ext. 335.
For more information about pet adoption, please contact Nevada Humane Society at 775-856-2000 or visit the shelter at 2825 Longley Lane in Reno from 11:00 am – 6:30 pm daily (from 10:00 am on Saturdays).