Auc./Dine Cruise Oct. 2

Our 2010 THIRD Annual 1,000 Island/BHRR Boat Cruise/Dinner/Auction has been CONFIRMED for Saturday October 2nd, 2010.

We are only selling ~35 tickets
***As of September 26th, 2010; we are SOLD OUT!!!

2010 BHRR Boat Cruise: $3,791.94
2009 BHRR Boat Cruise: $3,112.92
2008 BHRR Boat Cruise: $2,221.38

*We are truly overwhelmed by everyone's kindness and hearts. Thank you on behalf of all of the animals who need BHRR.

Please come & join us for a FANTABULOUS night on the water of great food, music, silent/live auction to assist BHRR!

Date: Saturday October 2nd, 2010
Time: 6 PM – 9 PM
Cost: $80.00 per person – child, teen, adult or senior
Payment: Buy YOUR ticket(s) today via PayPal – account name: OR
Cash Payment to Sean or Gwen Boers OR
Email Transfer to OR
Checks(NSF Checks to be charged a $25.00 NSF fee) written out to ‘Birch Haven Rescue' with Boat Cruise in the memo section to be mailed to:

C/O Gwendilin Boers
2425 Totem Ranch Road West
RR#1 Oxford Station, Ontario
K0G 1T0

***This a private charter booked exclusively for BHRR participants.
***We will not be reserving tickets nor refunds***

Donations to Date Include:
Handcrafted Porcelain Harlequin Great Dane Salt & Pepper Shakers(From Thailand) worth $55US; Handmade Tug Ropes; Costume Jewellery(necklace & bracelet) worth $100.00; Large Box of Dog Treats; Dog Collars, Dog Leashes, Dog Toys, Chinese Cloisone? Vase; Soft Leather Drawstring Purse, Chinese Teapot (Fish) direct from China; Louise Peterson ‘SHALL WE DANCE' notecards, worth $8 US; Customized Dog Drool Towels worth $20.00; Louise Peterson ‘Cropped Dane Pewter Business Card Holder' worth $55.00 USD, Miskre Great Dane Customized Creations; GOSSIP Quartz Women's Watch Majestic Set with case(12 different watch straps; one round Mother of Pearl Watch Dial and one rectangular Mother of Pearl Watch Dial) worth $200US; 7.25? Ladies Box Clasp Sterling Silver Burmese Jade Bracelet worth $199.00US; Dog Organizer worth $25.00; Cat Organizer worth $25.00; 2 bottles homemade red wine worth $60.00; Louise Peterson Getting Sleepy, Tiny, Pewter – Value $40 USD; Louise Peterson High Four, Tiny, Pewter – Value $65 USD; Louise Peterson 'SHALL WE DANCE', Pewter – Value $55 USD; Louise Peterson Have a Heart, Pendant, Bronze – Value $140 USD; Louise Peterson Perfect Pair, silver, broach – Value $95 USD; BHRR Cafepress items – TBD; Panache Pooch Custom Collar, worth $40.00 Microchip for your cat or dog, worth $90.00(Ottawa / Kingston / Brockville / Kemptville / Prescott / Kanata area), Nail trim for your cat or dog, worth $25.00(Ottawa / Kingston / Brockville / Kemptville / Kanata area); 20 piece Fornuft Cutlery Set(IKEA), worth $20.00; Aluminum GD Water Bottle and Clip, worth; Bracelet With 10.75ctw Created Sapphires and Topazes in 14K/925 Gold plated Silver. Total item weight 19.2g Length 8in; worth $349 US; Hand Towel/Kitchen Tea Towel worth; Handmade Shawl – worth $125.00; A handcrafted hardwood wine crate. Holds 16 bottles upright for carrying or on it's side as a wine rack, worth $25.00; BHRR Logo Bath Towels x 2, worth $60.00; One beautiful poncho, worth $50.00; one heated dog water bowl, worth; a Jaguar 2 water bottle fanny pack; 4 x handmade wooden dog leash holders; 3 x heart shaped pillows with sayings such as ‘Love Me, Love my Dog' and Happiness is a Warm Puppy'; A very unique Chinese tea mugs; 100% Silk cloth; a ‘Love Your Pet; Dog tote by Samaco Expressions; 2 x Samaco Expressions ‘Love Your Pet' dinner table trays; Dog Bowls with Pawprints + Stands; 2 piece wine decanter set, worth; Motormaster pair of Truck Seat Covers(Diamond Tweed and fits most low back buckets seats), worth $40.00; Hand Decorated Lazy Susan, worth; Marian H's specialty Handmade Great Dane Magnet, worth $40USD; Bracelet – yellow gold with diamonds across the top. It is a formed bracelet, not links & from Charms, worth; ‘Sniff Your Surroundings' candle, air freshner plus tennis ball, worth $25.00; Black purse with an oriental pattern, worth; Handmade long sleeved red/burgundy lace sweater/coverall, worth; one BOB handmade figurine ribbon with Cropped Harle handmade figurine created by Marian on a Photo picture placque, worth $50.00US; Horse Large Mug, worth $25.00; a Roots black neoprene MP3 player case – horizontal rectangle @ $10-15; Roots red and black neoprene MP3 player case – vertical rectangle @ $10-15; Roots black leather iPod nano case – @ $15-20; Grey seat covers – Pennzoil brand for bucket seats – looks like faux suede, worth $40.00; 4-5 inches in length, worth $25US(winner pays any s&h); ; Doggie PFD, worth $10, Dog Carrying Car seat, worth $10; Ducks Unlimited – Duck Call Pepper Mill – $55 CDA; Lindsay Claire Designs Dog Face Pewter Key Chain/Zipper Pull, worth $5; Lindsay Claire Designs Fish Pewter Key Chain/Zipper Pull, worth $5; Lindsay Claire Designs Anchor Pewter Book Marker, worth $7; Lindsay Claire Designs Elephant Pewter Book Marker, worth $7; Lindsay Claire Designs Pewter Ballet Slippers Key Chain, worth $7; Lindsay Claire Designs Pewter Little Ballerina Girl Pin, worth $10; 2 x Baby Baskets, a 'Good Dog' Basket, worth; Adult 'Comfy Cozy' Basket, worth; Louise Peterson 'Alert' Cropped Great Dane high silver earrings 0.8", worth $75 USD; Brand New Reversible Dog Coat – small dog – length 13.5", neck 14", chest 21" worth $40; Brand New Reversible Dog Coat – small dog – length 16.5, neck 20", chest 29", worth $40; Package of 5 hand-made cards; Set of two Leather photo albums, worth $80; 6 placemats with oven mitt, worth $50; Digital PhotoFrame 7"; Bark & Fitz – Kanata 'SURPRISE' Donation Item; Reknown photographer Sue Bird from Urban Dog Photography is donating a 'special package'; $500($300 reserve) Polar Woodworking Custom Handcrafted Item for Home/Cottage/Work Project Gift Certificate worth $500; Handmade Knit Infant/Newborn Item; 'I Love My Great Dane License Plate' Cover; Fondue Set; 'No Dreama' Picture of Rottie & Dog Friend from Hawaii; Baz Kanda of 5 River Studios Shoot Gift Certificate- Valued for photo shoot at Photographers House/Studio and an 8 x 10 print, worth TBA; Fort Erie Artist Jennette Conners – $25.00 Keepsake Pet Portrait; LANCASTER – Made in Italy Ladies Purse Made of Genuine Leather and Nylon worth $340 USD; Bracelet With Genuine Jades 925 Sterling silver. Total item weight 5.5g Length 7.5in Worth $120 USD; Necklace Made in 925 Sterling silver, worth $219 USD; Framed colourful cross-stitch for the garden and animal lover. Measures 15? x 18.5?; 100% Czechoslovakian lead crystal decanter from Birks. Mint condition with stopper, Value $150; Glass footed candy dish. 4.5? diameter by 3? tall. This vintage candy dish is made to appear cracked; 30 lb Bag of FROMM Dog Food from Global Pet Foods – Kanata; handmade knitted throw; Auction item from Canine Water Wellness; Lancaster Made in Italy Splendid Key Holder Made of Genuine Leather – colour white, worth $70 USD; Great Dane License plate cover; Pet Travel Bed; framed photo worth $100 by Chuck Desjardins Photography; Ducks Unlimited Canada Cutting Board, worth $85; Ducks Unlimited Canada Picnic Basket, worth $115; Gift Certificate to Lake Edge Cottages, it is a dog friendly get away place outside of Peterborough, worth $100; 1 comfy cozy basket, worth $200; 2 x baby baskets; 1 digital photo frame – $250, and described as Imageworx Stockholm 7" digital photo fame with MP3 player, remote control, AC adapter and removable stand; 1 good dog basket;  Two- 16"x12" black pawprints on white cushions, worth $30; Two – 16"x12" black pawprints on blue cushions, worth $30; A brand new heavy duty cat and mouse chess set; a 16"x24" stained glass picture of humming bird and flowers in a light oak? wooden fame with eyehooks on top for hanging made in Manitoulin?, Winsconsin – Called Windows (C). A collectible; Shadow boxes with a nautical motif; Freeflow sculptures of dancing pairs; Two tiffany style lamps with a selection of shades so that whoever wins the bidding on them can pick whichever one they like best since the bases are all the same; Sets of Chinese health balls; Three smoked dog bones; Esso Gift Card x $50, Mark's Work Wear House Gift Card; Cineplex Gift Card;
-Items Continue To Be posted!
*Note: Some items will have a ‘reserve' bid


DRESS CODE: Business Casual


Your Ticket Includes:
*3 hour boat cruise aboard the SeaFox II
*Cash Bar
*Dinner – Salad, Roast Chicken, Vegetable Medley, Rice Pilaf, Rolls, Dessert Squares, Coffee, Tea
*Silent Auction(over 45 items to be listed)
*Live Auction(over 45 items to be listed)
*Specially designed BHRR Chocolate Bars
*'Name That BHRR Animal', Puzzle & Scoop Prizes to include – Starbuck gift cards $10.00, GreenHawk Gift Card $25.00, Handmade Mug, Chapters Gift Cards $10.00, Pewter Zipper Pulls, 10 x doggie snap bandanas(small & medium) from Samaco Expressions;$25.00 Apple Bucks Card good at Apple Saddlery, Dog treat carrying bags x 2; Handmade Tug Ropes; Dog toys; 2 x Photo Ready Puppy Pages; AVON dog walker fanny pack, worth, Glass Bowl, Glass Platter, Fall Candles, Sparkly Candles; Dip Chiller; Green Tea Cover; Fancy Peppers; 2 Piece Serving Set; Moldable Vase; Dog Toys, Dog Treats, Edible Arrangements Gift Card, PetSmart Gift Cards x 2


"Scoop For Loot" – Each $5.00 buys you a 'scoop for loot' in the RubberMaid Container filled with Cat Litter – Great Prizes to be had!
"Roll With The Drinks" – At the Bar; for those open to particpating; each roll of dice for a drink bought to be matched x's $0.10 for BHRR **For example a roll of a 6 and 4 equals a total of 10 x $0.10 = $1.00 to go to Rescue
"NAME THAT BHRR ANIMAL"New to 2010 Cruise
"Puzzles 4 Prizes" – YOU THINK YOU CAN FIGURE IT OUT? Give it your best shot! Five or more very unique puzzles and if you can solve them; the prize(s) inside are all yours!
*If you would like to donate gift cards, certificates or items as prizes/auction items; please email Gwen
The MORE items we have to auction off; the more monies that can be raised to help animals in need! Thank you in advance for your consideration!
NOTE: Payment is due at time of Auction in cash or check witten out to "Gwen & Sean Boers" with driver's license.(NSF Checks will be charged a $25.00 NSF fee)


Information about the Cruise Line that we shall be using:

Company: 1000 Islands & Seaway Cruises
Address: Brockville Municipal Harbour/Tunnel Bay, 30 Blockhouse Island Parkway, Brockville
City: Brockville
Province: Ontario
Web Address:
Travelling on Highway 401
Take exit 696 (Brockville – Stewart Blvd. or Highway 29)
Turn South, toward downtown Brockville on Stewart Blvd.
Continue on Stewart across Pearl St, around Court House avenue and past the fountain.
Cross over King St. (Downtown) and head toward the river one block.
Turn left on Water St., go 1 blocks
Turn right into Armagh S. Price Park, also known as Blockhouse Island and make your way around the loop.
1000 Islands and Seaway Cruises is located in the main building.


I would like to take a moment to acknowledge & thank all the magnificent people who have assisted us to date with flyers, posters, donated items, media coverage etc. and/or shall be helping us out on the evening of Saturday October 2nd, 2010. I do apologize most profusely if I have omitted anyone and please let me know so that I can made a correction. We could not be successful without such wonderful people providing support. THANK YOU!


* Sean & Polar Woodworking Customized Handcrafted Items
* Mary
* Jaclyn
* Mike
* Suzanne
* Jan
* Louise Peterson
*Amanda of Bark & Fitz – Kanata
*Sue Bird of Urban Dog Photography
*Baz Kanda of 5 River Studios
*Bark & Fitz – Kanata
*Luanne of Rusty Dawg Pet Products
*Liz & Ottawa Dog Bog
*Shawn & Karla of Global Pet Foods – Kanata
*Lianne & Jen from Canine Water Wellness
*Don & Allison
*Suzanne & Chuck
*Brian Element
*Dr. Zak
*Karen & Alex
*Matt & Gillian