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Join us for our signature autumn networking event as we raise money for local shelter animals at the SPCA of Tompkins County. A percentage of designated beer purchases will directly benefit this awesome organization.

Where: Ales for Tails is a dog and family-friendly fundraiser hosted by Tompkins Connect at The Westy in collaboration with Ithaca Beer Co.

When: Wednesday, October 26th @ 5:30 p.m. (all ages welcome until 8 p.m.)

What: In addition to networking, the event will feature a pet costume contest for the ‘Best Pet Costume’ and ‘Best Owner/Pet Costume Combo,‘ so bring your costumed pet for a chance to win special prizes.