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East County News Service

April 2, 2016 (Alpine) -- Lions Tigers & Bears (LTB), San Diego's only non-profit accredited big cat, bear and exotic animal rescue sanctuary, invites guests to its annual Wild in the Country Fundraiser on Saturday, May 14th, from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. with a VIP reception from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. The family friendly event will feature a silent and live auction, live entertainment, a catered dinner and of course, visits with the big cats and bears.

"This is our biggest fundraiser each year," states Bobbi Brink, Founder/Director of LTB. "We depend on and value the support we receive from our guests and members. If you haven't been to LTB yet, this is a great time to come out, have fun and see the work that we do firsthand."

LTB expects more than 500 people in attendance. Featured auction items include a Hawaiian cruise, an African Safari, a Brewmaster Experience with Greenflash, a Mammoth vacation getaway, wine tastings, art, jewelry, dining experiences and so much more!

Tickets are on sale now and available online: , $110 for adults ($135 after April 29th), $45 for kids (12 and under) or $1,000 for a table for 10. VIP pricing is $250 for adults and $45 for kids (12 and under). A VIP table for 10 is $2,300. VIP tickets include a VIP reception that will be held from 2:00-3:00 p.m. VIP guests will be treated to a reception featuring hors d'oeuvres by renowned Chef Drew McPartlin, a complimentary cocktail and a "Feed a Wild One Experience" with the option to feed a lion, tiger or bear. Tickets must be purchased in advance, RSVP by May 6th, 2015.

Corporate and Donor Circle Sponsorships are also available. Email or call (619) 659-8078 option 5 for more details. 

Wild in the Country will be held rain or shine. Lions Tigers & Bears is located at 24402 Martin Way in Alpine, Calif. To purchase your tickets visit, or call (619) 659-8078 option 2.


About Lions Tigers and Bears

Lions Tigers & Bears (LTB) is a federally and state licensed non-profit 501(c)(3) rescue facility dedicated to providing a safe haven to abused and abandoned exotic animals while inspiring an educational forum to end the exotic animal trade. LTB is a NO KILL, NO BREED and NO SELL facility that allows the animals in its care the opportunity to live out their lives with dignity in a caring and safe environment. LTB is one of the few sanctuaries in the United States with the highest level of accreditation from the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries and the American Sanctuary Association.

For more information or to make a donation to help care for the animals at LTB, please visit or call (619) 659-8078.