MasqueFurAid_logoPAWS Atlanta  will be hos its biggest fundraiser of the year, the annual Masque-Fur-Aid Gala, on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 7 – 11 p.m. at the High Ballroom at Hotel Palomar (866 W. Peachtree St.).  The event will feature food catered by Pacci Ristorante, a full open bar, both a live and a silent auction, dancing to live music provided by Glow, and more.  General tickets are $100, while VIP tickets are $150 and offer a private reception from 6 – 7 p.m., featuring a cigar and Cognac bar, champagne, private lounge, special gifts, and an exclusive after party.  The event is cocktail attire and masks are encouraged, but not required.  To purchase tickets, visit or call (770) 593-1155.

Discounted hotel room rates are available at the Hotel Palomar by calling (678) 412-2400 or by visiting the hotel’s website and using rate code “PPET.”   $10 of every discount booking will go to PAWS Atlanta and pets are welcome to stay at the hotel, as well.  Founded in 1966, PAWS (Pets Are Worth Saving) Atlanta, previously known as the DeKalb Humane Society, is a nonprofit organization which nurtures and trains orphaned pets until safe permanent homes can be found.  For more information on how to donate or volunteer, visit the PAWS Atlanta homepage.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.