Art Auction at Schlafly Bottleworks to Benefit Local Animal Rescue

Saint Louis, MO, December 5, 2009 – Schlafly Bottleworks in Maplewood is the destination for lovers of animals and art alike on Sunday, February 28th for Gateway Pet Guardians’ Mixed Breed Art Auction.

The auction, beginning at 4:30 p.m., will showcase works from over 20 local artists exhibiting their interpretations of animals that have been rescued by the organization. A separate preview party at 3:30 p.m will allow guests to meet and mingle with the featured artists, as well as get an up close sneak peak at their work while enjoying an open bar and hors d’oeuvres.

Tickets for the auction and preview party can be purchased via Gateway Pet Guardians’ website or at the door before the event. For ticket pricing, please visit www.gatewaypets.com. All proceeds benefit the organization’s virtual animal shelter that rescues, rehabilitates, and re-adopts stray animals from the St. Louis area.

About Gateway Pet Guardians

Gateway Pet Guardians is a nonprofit virtual animal shelter that relies on donations and volunteer foster families to rescue starving and abandoned animals. For more information about Gateway Pet Guardians or to donate, volunteer, or become a foster family, visit www.gatewaypets.com.