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Pet boutique hosting benefit for animal rescues

Art for Animals event is March 30

Join Blackbird’s Bowl Natural Pet Foods & More from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 30, for an evening of art, live jazz and hors d’oeuvres benefiting both “It’s a Pittie Rescue” and “Just Animals Shelter.”

Located at 221 Liberty St. in Downtown Morris, Blackbird’s Bowl is hosting the lively event where pet lovers and rescue supporters can enjoy live music, appetizers and wine while stimulating their sense of sight with inspirational art work, jewelry and photography.

Step into the area’s premier holistic pet boutique and surround yourself with beautiful décor, like-minded progressive pet loving enthusiasts and exquisite artwork while supporting two amazing area rescues.

Tickets are $65 per person, or $115 a couple, and include all event festivities, including a silent auction, as well as one raffle ticket for a chance to win a commissioned piece of art created just for the winner by Margie Sula-Glass Fine Art on behalf of The Gutter Dog Project.

Sula-Glass started The Gutter Dog Project in 2009 after receiving her master’s degree in visual arts.

The Gutter Dog Project is 100 percent charitable and Sula-Glass’s hope is “for this project to bring recognition, awareness, new proper homes, and some extra funding to those who glean with selflessness to rescue these dogs.”

Learn more about The Gutter Dog Project at

Tickets are limited and advance purchase is recommended as Blackbird’s Bowl expects to sell out prior to the event. Contact Blackbird’s Bowl Natural Pet Foods & More today at (815) 941-9311 or for more information, to purchase your ticket(s),  and make silent auction donations.

About Blackbird’s Bowl

Blackbird’s Bowl offers a unique pet boutique experience providing a 100 percent wheat-free store, with a focus on gluten- and grain-free food and treats, plus an entire line of wellness supplements in their Apawthecary.

The non-food items in the boutique offer a portfolio of U.S. -made, eco-friendly, and locally made finds.

The family-owned company offers expertise in holistic wellness consulting for progressive animal guardians. They enjoy working one-on-one with proactive clients wanting to transition to a higher quality nutritional protocol and also with clients that are dealing with allergies and other frustrating imbalances that create disharmony within the animal and the entire household.

For information on Blackbird’s Bowl or An Evening of Art for Animals, please contact Sara Martinez at (815) 941-9311 (store), (630) 740-2603 (mobile),, or visit

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