Georgia English Bulldog Rescue's Bully Ball 2014

February 24, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Who doesn't love english bulldogs?  I don't know about you but these dogs are so full of personality that their very own fundraiser at the St. Regis Hotel in Buckhead is the way to go!  The Bully Ball event is an annual fundraiser benefiting Georgia English Bulldog Rescue.  Spend an exquisite evening with Bullie fans and Bulldogs from Florida English Bulldog Rescue, Smoky Mountain Bulldog Rescue & Bullies 2 The Rescue just to name only a few!

Take a chance, and come join us for an evening of fun that features fine foods, special guests (four legged, as well as, two legged), and Vegas-style casino fun! Come enjoy Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, and more while you gamble for a good cause!  
 
The Bully Ball is our largest fundraiser of the year! A black tie optional seated dinner and Casino to help raise money for English Bulldogs in rescue. There is a live and silent auction and raffle. The Fifth Annual Bully Ball will be held at St. Regis in Atlanta on Saturday, February 15th, 2014. Please visit www.thebullyball.com for more information.
 
We are 100 % tax deductible!  Contact us now and help us raise money for neglected English Bulldogs.  Click here to email us today! 
GEBR's Director Ruthann Phillips with Mississippi State University's mascot Bully XX (aka Champ)
Under the wing of Florida English Bulldog Rescue, Georgia’s Bulldog Rescue took in its first dog in January, 2009. We are now an independent rescue.  We rely solely on donations for the care and treatment of the rescued Bulldogs that are admitted to our organization.  Georgia English Bulldog Rescue, Inc., (GEBR) was incorporated in January 2009 as a non-stock, non-profit corporation with Federal Tax Exemption as a public charity under Section 501 (c) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code.
Our mission is to first ensure the safety and well-being of all English Bulldogs that we take in and second to educate the public in the care of English Bulldogs.  We rehabilitate and re-home English Bulldogs that are sick, neglected, abused, or injured.  Moreover, we provide a safe alternative to shelters for owners that are faced with the already difficult decision of finding a new home for their English bulldog.  GEBR rescued 23 English Bulldogs our first year and since forming in 2009 have rescued more than 150 dogs.  The rescue has approximately 20-25 dogs in foster care at any given time.  We need DONATIONS as our Vet bills are staggering.  We also need volunteers, supplies, and support for the care and treatment of the rescued English Bulldogs that we take into our organization.  We rescue English Bulldogs regardless of  medical condition and as foster homes become available.  Veterinary care is our biggest ongoing expense, even after our veterinary care providers extend rescue discounts.
We are an application ONLY rescue.  We do not have adoption days although we will finalize adoptions at our events.  ENGLISH BULLDOGS are very high maintenance creatures and require prior knowledge of their daily care and potential expenses of ownership.  We strive to place our dogs in “Furever homes” that will be able to meet those needs and have the means to provide medical care in the future.  Our adopters must be  completely prepared and aware of what ENGLISH BULLDOG ownership entails BEFORE both parties agree to an adoption.
 
We do not have a kennel as our dogs are fostered in private homes.  They are re-acclimated to family life and their temperament is assessed.  After a brief foster period (minimum of 2 weeks) recommendations for placement are made based on information provided by our foster families.  Foster families also give input throughout the adoption process.
Volunteers are needed all the time. If you live in the Atlanta area and want to be a part of a great organization please contact us a.s.a.p. There are many ways you can help.  We are always in need of foster homes.  If you have always wanted an ENGLISH BULLDOG but have no ENGLISH BULLDOG experience, fostering for GEBR would be the perfect initiation to the breed.  We provide all vet care, you provide the food and TLC.
 
If you love English Bulldogs and want to be a part of a great organization please contact us.  There are many ways you can help.
 
Help us so that we may help them…
 
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A special thank you to Joe Durham Associates of Albany, Georgia for donating their services during the live auction!
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The Citadel mascots (Boo X, General II) and Mississippi State's mascot (Bully XX, aka Champ)
Also a many many thanks to Cissy Joanis of More Than Words Photography for working with me on this fantastic event.
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Check out this video featured at this year's Bully Ball, starring GEBR alum Meaty!
NOTE: All BriManPhoto blog photos are ©2014 by Brian Batista.  Any use of photos or content must be agreed upon in writing.

 


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