Friends of Flicka sponsors two golden retrievers, Megan and Piper, at Home for Life. We recently received an update from the organization and photos of the dogs enjoying life!

Dear Friends of Flicka:

Thank you for your generous sponsorship of Megan and Piper. We appreciate your loyal support especially during these challenging times. Attached is a recent photo we hope you will enjoy!

Our volunteer photographers will start next month so please enjoy another round of candid photos taken by me and the staff. We want to continue to send regular updates and current pictures as often as possible as we recognize how appreciated they are by our sponsors.

With the advent of spring, Home for Life will be celebrating the new season with several festive events:

Sunday, April 26, 2009: HFL’s 4th Annual Tiramisu for Tails at 10:00 am at Interlachen Country Club in Edina ( This eagerly anticipated and fast-paced morning features a champagne brunch, tasting tables of delectable confections of local vendors, a silent auction with one of a kind items, great getaways and a fun-filled program highlighted by the traditional dog parade, led by the students of the Renaissance Program and the HFL dogs they have trained. Tickets are just $75 per person.

Tuesday, April 28, 2009, Pink Elephant Cocktail hour sponsored by and La Belle Vie, 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Hosted by Johnny Michales of La Belle Vie and Alexis McKinnis, columnist of Complimentary cocktails concocted by La Belle Vie mixology wiz and urban legend Johnny Michales plus hors d’oevres served in La Belle Vie’s elegant lounge. Tickets are just $30 with all proceeds benefitting Home for Life. An appearance by HFL representative animals naturally.
Saturday, June 6, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. Hope Community Church, 707 10th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55415.
Sapphire Chamber Consort, a non-profit consortium of professional chamber ensembles, will present a free recital on Saturday, June 6, 2009 at Hope Community Church in Minneapolis. This family-friendly, fun and inspiring performance will feature music that is creatively tied to animals and pets. A free will offering will be collected to benefit Home for Life®. Hope to see you there!
Also, Home for Life and our Pet Peace Corps Program, the Senior Outreach Project, will be featured on KSTP Channel 5’s Twin Cities Live! airing the week of April 13. For those of you who may not be able to catch the show and for our out of town supporters, the segment will be available for viewing on Channel 5’s Twin Cities Live website.


Lisa LaVerdiere
Executive Director