Last year’s drive collected 52,000 coats, with Anton’s donating more than $10 million in cleaning services since the program’s inception. Promotional partners include Jordan’s Furniture, KISS 108, Wicked Local, Fox 25 and Jam’n 94.5.
More information is available from Stephanie Littlefield at 978-851-3721, ext. 15, or Stephanie@antons.com. Visit online at http://antons.com/cfk.
Campaign reception planned: The Committee to Re-Elect Tom Sullivan to the City Council will host a campaign reception on Oct. 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Wang’s Table, 46 Merrimack St.
Sullivan said he chose this restaurant because of a positive and exciting development he has been involved in regarding the restaurant’s planned move to 46 Washington St. For more information visit online at www.tomsullivan.us.
Black Cat Benefit Bash planned: Animal Rescue Merrimack Valley (ARMV) will hold its annual Black Cat Benefit Bash on Oct. 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the historic Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen.
This silent auction/fundraiser benefits the area’s homeless animals and will feature psychic readings, entertainment, food prepared by local chefs, a silent auction and raffles. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Proceeds help ARMV purchase food, provide medical care and fund sterilization clinics for the many feral, stray, and foster cats in its care.
ARMV donation boxes are located at the Market Basket in RiversEdge and Westgate plazas in Haverhill, at Market Basket and Shaw’s in Plaistow, N.H., at Market Basket in North Andover and Lawrence and at Stop & Shop in Methuen. Donations can also be dropped off at pet adoption events being held weekly at the Petco store in Plaistow. For tickets to the gala, sponsorship opportunities or for more information about ARMV, call 978-374-7233 or visit online at www.armv.org.
Annual Bobby Bell race and walk on tap: The 27th Annual Bobby Bell 5-Mile Road Race/Walk will be Oct. 13 at the Lasting Room Grille, 122 Washington St.