Fur Ball will celebrate A Pet’s Purrrrrpose

Almost Home Humane Society of North Central Iowa promises its guests an unforgettable, fun evening for the 10th Annual Fur Ball “A Pet’s Purpose,” sponsored by Nestle Purina PetCare.

The festivities will begin at 7 p.m. March 17 at Fort Dodge Ford Toyota, 2725 Fifth Ave. S.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at Hy-Vee in Fort Dodge and Humboldt, Fort Dodge Ford Toyota, and Almost Home. They cost $15 per person and $25 per couple. Tickets can also be purchased at the door the night of the ball for $20.

Cory Waller, of Manson, will entertain the guests for the night with live music.

Other entertainment for the night will include a traveling photo booth to help guests capture the memories of the night along with games to play including bingo, bean bag toss, and giant jenga.

Again this year there will also be silent and live auctions, a raffle prize drawing, and a door prize drawing.

The staff of Amigo’s will be present for the night to feed the guests. A variety of desserts will also be provided from local bakers including Larita’s Cakes N’ More and Hummingbird Confections. Guests will also be able to enjoy a cash bar throughout the night.

Proceeds from the evening will benefit the Almost Home Shelter, helping to pay for supplies, animal care, and anything that helps keep the shelter running. Almost Home is a non-profit organization that derives its funding solely from donations. The shelter is a limited intake no-kill facility that provides care for abandoned dogs or cats until their forever homes are found.

Sponsors include:


AXA Advisors, East Lawn Animal Hospital, Critter Camp, Decker Truck Line Inc., C & S Products Co. Inc., Coldwell Banker, Kingsgate Insurance, Elanco Animal Health, Stumpy’s Snow and Mow; and Stumpy’s Bar & Grill.


Dr. Matt Maggio., Family Pet Medical Center, Humboldt Vet Clinic.

TERRIER/TABBY SPONSORS: Laufersweiler – Sievers Funeral Home, Active Health Chiropractic, Bill Kent/Edward D. Jones, JRG Livestock & Pet Supply, Eric and Jennifer Owen, KHI Solutions, Fort Dodge Family Credit Union, Johnson & Leppert PC, Jim’s Carpet One, First State Bank.