A “Rags to Riches” gala and silent auction has been planned for Saturday, October 20, to aid Deer Lake Kitty Rescue. The fundraiser will be held at the Holiday Inn Express, with a reception at 5:30 pm, followed by dinner at 6:30 pm, followed by a silent auction at 8 pm and an optional after party at Langer’s Sports Bar at 9:30 pm. Tickets are available by advance purchase only and they cost $30 single and $55 double, taxes included. The event will also feature raffle prizes, including a trip for two wherever WestJet flies. Tickets can be purchased at the Holiday Inn Express, by calling 635-2409 or by e-mail at rescuegala@hotmail.com. Tickets must be pre-purchased by October 12. The event poster can be viewed here.