27 Jul

Deschutes Brewery Presents Diamonds and Dust – a Benefit for Healing Reins

center_img Facebook Pinterest Share. Twitter Fun annual event includes live music, barbeque feast plus live and silent auctionsOn Saturday, September 7 at 5pm, Healing Reins Therapeutic Riding Center will hold their annual fundraiser, Diamonds and Dust, presented by lead sponsor, Deschutes Brewery.The evening takes place right in the Healing Reins unique barn atmosphere and will feature music, dining and dancing, along with a wide array of auction items and experiences. Guests are encouraged to break out their boots and cowboy brims, and kick up their heels at this non-traditional fundraising event.This year’s barbeque feast includes tri-tip, grilled chicken and salmon, with all of the trimmings from award-winning Country Catering.  Live music is courtesy of County Line Band and Uptown Jazz.Healing Reins Executive Director, Dita Keith, stated that Diamonds and Dust is our most important fundraiser of the year, bringing in almost 30 percent of our annual budget. The success of this evening truly helps to keep our riders in the saddle, helping Central Oregonians with significant challenges improve their quality of life.”Jason Randles, digital marketing manager for Deschutes Brewery who also serves on the company’s charitable giving committee, said, “Giving back to our community has always been an important part of the culture at Deschutes Brewery. Helping organizations like Healing Reins to fulfill their mission of building a healthier society is something our team is passionate about.”In 14 years of fulfilling their mission to “heal with horses,” Healing Reins continues to be the only professionally accredited non-profit organization in Central Oregon offering equine-assisted activities, therapies and interventions for individuals with physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioral disabilities and special needs. Participants are 70 percent children and 30 percent adults (male and female) and ages range from 2 to 94 years.Tickets to Diamonds and Dust are $75 per person, with tables of 8 for $600 and tables of 10 for $750. Corporate sponsorships are available. For more information about the Diamonds and Dust event, please visit www.diamondsanddust.org.To learn more about Healing Reins, visit www.healingreins.org, or call Dita Keith at 541-382-9410. Deschutes Brewery Presents Diamonds and Dust – a Benefit for Healing Reins Therapeutic Riding Center last_img read more