Looking for a great trivia night on the North Shore? Look no further! Come to the Friends of Beverly Animals (FOBA) Fur Ball to be held at the ICC at 302 Rantoul Street, Beverly, on Friday, October 11th, from 5:30-9:30 PM.

We are pleased to announce that we have just added a trivia contest to our 11th Annual Fur Ball! Join us and test your trivia knowledge, enjoy delicious food provided by Casual Catering, listen and dance to great music by J&C Entertainment DJs/Karaoke. We will also have some fantastic raffle and silent auction items. Doors open at 5:30 PM, with the trivia contest beginning at 7:00 PM. We will be giving away over $400 in gift cards and prizes to our top 3 teams. Not only will you be testing your skills as a trivia master, you will be helping a great cause. FOBA has rescued and found loving homes for hundreds of animals over the last 10+ years.

Tickets for the event are $25, and may be purchased by clicking the Donate button here on our website. Please indicate that the money is intended for a ticket or tickets. For further information about this event or FOBA, visit our Facebook page (where we will post updates on raffle/auction items, etc.) or email bhannable@gmail.com or call 978-922-7190.


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September Meeting

September 3, 2019

Tuesday, Sept. 3 at the Keller-Williams office at 500 Cummings Center at 6:30 PM.
Please try to attend; we will be handing out posters, letters to give to businesses when we ask merchants for raffle/auction items, and discussing other details about the Fur Ball which is only a little over a month away, Oct. 11th!

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Announcing Our Annual Fur Ball!

Please mark your calendars for our major fund-raiser for the year, the Fur Ball, to be held on Friday, October 11, 2019 at the Italian-American Club (ICC) 302 Rantoul Street, Beverly, from 5:30-9:30 PM. More info below, but for now we’d like to line up some volunteers to get raffle/silent auction items from local merchants, help selling tickets, putting up posters in and around Beverly, and help setting up the afternoon of the 11th.

In addition to many great raffle and auction items, we’ll have tasty food, popular music provided by J&C Entertainment DJs/Karaoke of the North Shore, and dancing and this year a new trivia contest! Dress in Halloween costumes if you wish, to make this event even more fun! Tickets are $25 and may be purchased on our website www.friendsofbeverlyanimals.org (click on the “Donate” button and indicate $ is for Fur Ball tickets), or email foba2007@gmail.com for further information.

We’ll post this several more times before the October date.


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August Meeting

July 15, 2019

We will have a meeting on Monday, August 12 at 6:30 PM at the Keller-Williams Real Estate Office, 500 Cummings Center, Beverly. Newcomers are always welcome. Among other items, we will be discussing plans for the upcoming Fur Ball to be held at the ICC in Beverly on Friday, October 11, from 5:30-9:30 PM.

We will need many volunteers to help with this fundraiser; getting raffle/silent auction items, putting up posters, selling tickets, setting up/taking down, etc. To learn more about the event and/or the work we do, please attend this meeting, visit our FB page and this website often, or contact bhannable@gmail.com or heidiroberts@comcast.net

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June 26, 2019

We have had many fun events to help raise money for our important rescue and adoption placement work, including our Annual Fur Ball, wine-tastings, comedy shows, dog walks, discounted dinners at local restaurants, etc. We are always looking for good ideas and new ways to make people aware of our organization and what we do. […]

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Oops! Error in our 2019 Calendar

June 19, 2019

Apology for error in FOBA 2019 Calendar We have just realized that the dates in our calendar for Beverly’s 2019  Homecoming are incorrect. They should be Friday, August 2 to Sunday, August 11. The Lobsterfest will be on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, with Fireworks on the last day, August 11. We are very sorry for […]

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Summer 2019 Newsletter

June 18, 2019

This is our latest newsletter, please have a look when you find time. Many thanks to contributors in this issue; we always love to hear your happy adoption stories. Thanks also to our volunteers, especially those who foster these animals with so much love, and those who helped with mail prep. We appreciate all our […]

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July meeting date to be announced

June 12, 2019

We are taking a summer break and not meeting in June. (Note that we had planned to meeting on Mon., June 24th, but that meeting has been canceled.) We will meet in July, either the last or second to the last Monday of the month, still to be determined. Will post further information here shortly, […]

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Pet Photos Wanted!

May 24, 2019

The Friends of Beverly Animals (FOBA) is seeking pet photos for our 2020 calendar. Please send us a favorite photo (no more than three per pet, please) of dogs, cats, hamsters, birds, any animal you care about, as long as it’s a good and interesting photo and was not used in our previous calendars. Photos […]

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No Meeting in June/will meet in July

March 19, 2019

We are taking a summer break and not meeting in June. (Note that we had planned to meeting on Mon., June 24th, but that meeting has been canceled.) We will meet in July, either the last or second to the last Monday of the month, still to be determined. Will post further information shortly, stay […]

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