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Time is Running Out!

We are so grateful for the support of all of you for our super Purses for Paws Prime Rib Dinner and Auction.  However, time is running out to get your tickets, since sales end Monday, and there will be none at the door.  We’re doing that so that we get an accurate count and make sure everyone can enjoy the succulent food Dick Rose is providing.  You still have time.  Get your tickets at:

  • Gynemia’s Floral and Gifts, Wheatland
  • Hickory County Library, Hermitage
  • Index, Hermitage
  • Terry’s Designs, Galmey
  • The Trading Post, Hermitage

And thank you to all of these locations for helping with the dinner!

Great New Auction prizes have been added

We are so lucky to have such wonderful support for our upcoming Purses for Paws Auction.  Tucked into some of the purses and tool box are wonderful, high-value prizes, including:

  • Antiqued Cast-Iron King-Size Headboard (see PhotPicture - Snowmenos below)
  • Custom Bird Feeder
  • Custom Snow Men with dogs & Cats
  • Dremel Moto Tool with over 30 bits
  • Dog Blankets (see samples on our Sales pages under our Donate / Shop Now page)
  • Dog Bed made of faux fur
  • Dremel Moto-tool with over 30 bits & tools
  • Grocery Gift cards
  • Hair cut
  • Hardware Gift Certificate
  • Jewelry (see samples on Lynn Leigh Design’s Web page and others
  • Massage Roller and Cream
  • Professional Photography Gift Card
  • Rare Sophie’s Choice Victorian Chintz Tea Set (see photos below)
  • Restaurant Gift Certificate
  • Shark Light ‘N Easy Steam Mop (see photos below)
  • Subscription
  • Warm Fleece Scarves (see samples under our Donate /Shop Now page)

And more donations are being offered every day, so check back to see the updated list!  Please do visit our sponsors page post and support them when shopping.  Having these donations helps to make the auction fun and rewarding!

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Our Wonderful Sponsors

We want to thank all the wonderful sponsors and volunteers who made the fantastic First Annual Purses for Paws Dinner and Auction possibly by donating time, gifts, publicity & drop-off locations for donations!!!  If we have inadvertently forgotten someone, please DO let us know. (Posted in Alphabetical order)


  • 254 CAFE: Janice Waters & Craig Kohler, Wheatland, MO 65779
  • 5-STAR GROCERY: Sid Kingston, Hermitage, MO
  • ALPS GROCERY: (Always Low Prices!), Pittsburg, MO
    Facebook page:
  • COUNTRY COTTAGE HAIR CARE: Carol Butler, Wheatland, MO
  • DIAMOND S AUCTION COMPANY: Cody & Devon Stutenkemper & DaKotah Stutenkemper-Lear, Bolivar, MO –Website:
  • FAITHGALORE: Sandy Rice, Pittsburg, MO —
  • GYNEMIA’S FLOWER GARDEN: Gynemia Walker, Wheatland, MO
  • INDEX NEWSPAPER: Trevor Vernon and Tabitha Pursley, Hermitage, MO.  Website:
  • JACK & VIRGINIA’S RESTAURANT: D, Clark, Hermitage, MO —
  • KREATIVE LIFE PHOTOGRAPHY: Kyla Hunzinger, Cross Timbers, MO
  • LIGHTFOOT HARDWARE: Terry and Anita Turner, Hermitage, MO —
  • LYNN LEIGH DESIGNS: Ginger Hammond, Wheatland, MO
    MAPLES BED AND BREAKFAST, Ricka and Doc Bill Matthews, Humansville, MO  — Website:
  • MC CARTY SENIOR CENTER: Mark Swigert, Wheatland, MO —
  • POLK SALAD ANNIE’S CAFE: Ricka and Doc Bill Matthews, Humansville, MO — Facebook page:
  • POMME DE TERRE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Pastor Ellen Hoff, Carson’s Corner, MO — Facebook page:
  • S & C ACE AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR: Steve and Carrie Brown, Wheatland, MO —
  • SNOW DAZE: Donna Bulmer, Wheatland, MO
  • TNT QUICK SHOP: Randy and Cindy Gilmore, Flemington, MO. Website:
  • TERRY’S DESIGNS: Mabel Davis, Wheatland, MO
    Facebook page:
  • THE TRADING POST: Chip Shaddox, Hermitage, MO
    Facebook page:
  • WHITE TIGER TAEKWONDO: J.R. West, Hermitage, MO — Facebook Page:


  • Mike and Pat Alexander
  • Mr. and Mrs. Bill Arnold
  • Mike and Liz Baumgarden
  • Kent and Linda Boettger
  • Traci Brown and Michael Brown, Hickory County Prosecuting Attorney
  • Berta Bryner
  • Julie Campbell
  • Pat Clinton
  • Dianna Donnelly
  • Tracie Faigenblat
  • Sarah Marie Fukula
  • Jan Gerstlauer
  • Ginnette Gunnels
  • Debbie Gordon
  • Brenda Gould
  • Jeanne Graves
  • Judge James Hackett
  • Margaret Hastings
  • Corrine and Carroll Johnson
  • Debbie Jones
  • Lori Keyes
  • Jason Kindred
  • Crystal Lang
  • Melinda Leslie
  • Mary McCoy
  • Linda McGinnis
  • Jeanne Menard
  • Jo and Dick Rose
  • John Smith
  • Donita Stanley
  • Kamia Taylor
  • Gene Thomas
  • David and Cheri Tippets
  • Connie Truelove
  • Amanda Walker
  • Deputy Barry and Madonna Walker
  • Dakota Williams
  • John and Linda Woodruff


Any of you who have lived very long in Hickory County have probably enjoyed the succulent prime rib dinners that Dick Rose and friends cook.  Well, Four Legs and Fur is hosting one of those just before Valentine’s day.  We’ll be enjoying great food, good music and a fun evening auctioning off beautiful purses and tackle and tool boxes for the gents with super surprise gifts inside.  See Details Below:

Four Legs and Fur Animal Society cordially invites you to our pre-Valentine’s Purses for Paws Auction & Prime Rib DinnerDog - Mini Valentine

Tickets: $25 per person

Come out for a fun evening! Over 30 beautiful purses, tool and tackle boxes with special prizes inside will be up for auction. One lucky winner is guaranteed to receive $100 cash!

Proceeds provide low-cost spay and neuter services and to help those in need to feed their companion animals.

January 29th
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
McCarty Senior Center, Wheatland
Tickets available until 12:00pm, Monday, January 25
at the following locations:

  • Terry’s Designs (Galmey)
  • The Index (Hermitage)
  • Hickory County Library (Hermitage)
  • Gynemia’s Floral and Gifts (Wheatland)
  • from Jan Gerstlauer, Berta Bryner, Jo Rose or Traci Brown
  • By sending a check to PO Box 173, Hermitage, MO 65668,
  • or by calling (660) 553-1980 and leaving a message.