Animal shelter plans benefit gala

The Roice-Hurst Humane Society in Grand Junction has scheduled its annual benefit gala for Aug. 19.

The Party for Paws Roundup Gala is set for 6 to 9 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 743 Horizon Drive in Grand Junction. The event will include cocktails and dinner as well as a pet parade, silent auction and prizes.

Tickets sell for $60 in advance and $70 at the door. Tickets are available from Alpine Bank in downtown Grand Junction as well as Fisher’s Liquor Barn in Grand Junction and Chow Down in Grand Junction and Fruita.

Tickets also may be purchased online from the Web site located at