Guests sampling at Sun King Table

Hendricks Humane Society Event Exceeds Goal

Plainfield, Indiana – Hendricks Humane held its 17th annual Wine, Beer & Spirits Tasting event on Friday, November 4, from 7–10pm at CRG Event Center, 2499 Perry Crossing Way in Plainfield.  Come! Sip! Stay! is an annual interactive and fun-filled evening where Tasting Sponsor Crown Liquors, offered guests a wide variety of curated wines, beers and spirits for sampling.   

In addition to wine and spirits tasting presented, over 250 attendees enjoyed a variety of adult beverages and light appetizers, complemented by live entertainment, wine pull and silent auction. Using mobile bidding technology, the silent auction offered a diverse array of items to guests in attendance, as well as others with online bidding access.

All funds raised are dedicated to ending dog and cat overpopulation, and to provide medical expense assistance for owned pets. The largest source of funding for the year, the Come! Sip! Stay! event raises funds which are needed to attain organizational annual goals in serving the Hendricks County community by:

  • Funding 1,000 spay/neuter surgeries of owned pets and community cats;
  • Funding all pet owner requests for assistance of medical and other care needs of pets;
  • Funding supplemental pet food for our pantry to serve over 170 dogs and cats monthly; and
  • Funding to implant free or low-cost microchips for over 150 pets.

“Hendricks Humane is grateful to over 140 business who sponsored or donated items for the event.  Our team of over 30 volunteers can be proud of exceeding our goal for this year’s event, and as a result, we are able to serve that many more animals and owners in need in Hendricks County” said Carol Battistini, Event Co-Chair.

Presenting sponsor for the evening was The Brothers That Just Do Gutters a community minded and client-focused company that offers a full range of related gutter contractor services and products in addition to repair, install, cleaning, and maintenance. A complimentary  welcome cocktail was provided by Tasting Sponsor Tito’s vodka.

Hendricks County Humane Society is a volunteer-driven, nonprofit organization founded in 1970. Its programs and services – funded by public donations, events and grants – are dedicated to ending pet overpopulation, furthering a people/animal bond, and educating the community about the humane care of animals. The organization follows a mission of being a “Voice for the Animals.”

For more information, contact Hendricks Humane Society at 317-745-3338. To donate, please visit 

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