Pet Community Center Hosts 11th Annual Art For Animals

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 4, 2018) - Pet Community Center will host the 11th Annual Art for Animals at The Factory at Franklin on Saturday, September 15, 2018. The event is the non-profit’s largest annual fundraiser with all proceeds benefiting spay and neuter and animal saving programs. 

Pet Community Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening the human-animal bond through accessible veterinary care & support services serving Middle Tennessee.  They offer affordable and no-cost spay/neuter services, low-cost veterinary care and the Cat Community Program. Natalie Corwin, President / CEO of Pet Community Center says, "We performed our first spay/neuter surgery in 2011 and since that time we've helped 55,000 dogs and cats, the shelter intake rate has dropped by half and euthanasia has gone from over 80% to 14%.  I'm very proud of what we've accomplished for Nashville's animals."  

Art for Animals is one of Nashville’s long-running and most popular fundraisers, offering a live auction of exclusive artwork and a silent auction of local gifts and experiences. Pet Community Center aims to raise $100,000 in donations through the event and includes an open bar with a signature cocktail, dinner, dedicated seating, and entertainment.  The evening will be hosted by Great American CountryTV + American Country Countdown radio host and avid animal lover, Suzanne Alexander.   

Here's a sample of live auction items available at this year's event:  a week-long stay in a 2 bedroom villa at the esteemed Esperanza Resort in Cabo San Lucas; tickets to an upcoming taping of CMT’s Crossroads; a pair of premium tickets to see Lynyrd Skynyrd in ANY city in 2018 on their upcomingLast of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour; tickets for a 16”x20” framed giclee print of artist Elizabeth Brandon’s Red Camellias; personal guests of super group Exile backstage at a Grand Ole Opry performance, tickets to the 2018 CMA Awards show; tickets with Meet & Greet passes to see super stars Big & Rich in Ocoee, FL; tickets to the Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival in Franklin, TN; a photograph by local beloved artist Penny Adams among many more one-of-a-kind items! 

Tickets for the fundraiser range from $75 for General Admission to $125 for Patron. Patron benefits include wine on the table, front row seating, and your name listed in the Art for Animals program, website, and in the Pet Community Center annual report. For more information about Art for Animals and tickets, visit  

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Pet Community Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening the human animal bond through accessible veterinary care and support services..  Pet Community Center assists the public with free and low cost spay /neuter services and low cost veterinary services. Since 2011, Pet Community Center has served more than 50,000 animals and our programs are producing measurable decreases in the number of homeless animals that enter local shelters. Join the conversation: