Celebrate Stray Haven’s 50th Year with our friends from the Tioga County Chamber of Commerce at the

Black Tie & Tails Gala ~ April 22nd, 2017

hosted by Pumpelly Estate, Owego NY

Black Tie and Tails GalaThe Black Tie & Tails Gala Fundraising Event, held at Pumpelly Estate in their beautiful Carriage House Venue in historic Owego, NY will celebrate Stray Haven’s 50th year Golden Anniversary with the assistance of the Tioga County Chamber of Commerce. This will be a night to remember with music, dancing, silent auctions, bountiful hors d’oeuvres and dessert buffets, a cash bar and Balloon Pop!

Thank you to all our Sponsors & Guests for your Support!

View the Gala Program here

Elegant attire requested, tails and tuxedos not required!

Contact the Gala Planning Committee to learn more about Sponsorship Options or to participate/volunteer with this exciting event. Tickets $50 per person. Black Tie and Tails Save-the-date

To purchase tickets by cash or check, please use the pdf form below and mail with payment to: Stray Haven, Attn: Black Tie and Tails GALA, 194 Shepard Road, Waverly, NY 14892 Gala Ticket Purchase Form

Black Tie & Tails Gala Timeline of Events:

7:00pm  “Yappy Hour” … Mix-N-Mingle, dinner-style Hors d’oeuvres Buffet, Cash Bar, Silent Auction opens, Pick your Balloon Pop! (choose a balloon for $10 and pop it to find your prize), Photo ops and visits from adoptable Shelter Pets.
8:30pm  Welcome Remarks
8:45pm Dessert Bar Opens and Dancing Continues!
10:45pm Silent Auction Winners Announced
11:00pm Event Conclusion

Special Thanks to Our Generous Sponsors!

  • Pumpelly House Estate
  • Ye Olde Country Florist
  • Samantha Kasper Photography
  • I Heart Media
  • The Owego Kitchen
  • Owego Harford Railway
  • Chemung Canal Trust Company
  • State Line Auto Auction
  • Cushman & Wakefield /Pyramid Brokerage Company
  • Jarrets Stuffed Cupcakes
  • The Wine Connection
  • DJ Jason Pinney

Thank you to all of our Silent Auction and Balloon Pop Item Donors!

Stray Haven Humane Society, Pumpelly Estate, Wingz Over Ithaca, Petey and Butternut’s Doggy Day Care, Farmhouse Brewery, Tioga Hardwoods, TiAhwaga Community Players, Tioga Trails Cafe, Tioga Theater, Price Chopper, Van Horn Jewelers, Parkview Restaurant, VASAYO, Cheryl Stanley, Forever Floral, Carden Travel, euPAWria, Owego Agway, Van Cott Jewelers, Lawler’s Liquor Store, Mario’s Pizza, Tioga State Bank, The Goat Boy, Debbie Howard, Gwen Kania, Christine Baust, Massage by the River, Emily Woody, Crafts by Lisa, Party City, Home Goods, Sam’s Club, CPSI Biotech, BCC!

Event Parking

Pumpelly House Estate asks our Gala Guests to please park in the Academy Street Parking Lot just around the corner or utilize limited on-street parking on Front Street, taking care not to block driveways. We welcome guest drop-off at the Carriage House, but cannot provide on-site parking (reserved for Bed & Breakfast patrons). Thank you for your cooperation.

Sponsorship Opportunities

We are seeking Sponsors, Advertisers and Auction Item Donations for this event. Contact us by email at or call our host partner Pumpelly Estate at 607-687-0510 for more details.

Download the Sponsorship PDF Form here: Gala sponsor advertiser auction form gala color_final