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Nonprofit Friends with Four Paws hosting a fundraiser in Greenpoint on Sept. 10.
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    Cybil Shepherd (right), one of the adoptable dogs.|Friends with Four Paws

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    Carmen and Jerry, 4-month-old chi/terrier mixes. |Friends with Four Paws

If you want a night of laughter, drinks and cute dogs by your side, head over to Double Six Studios in Greenpoint on Sept. 10.

The nonprofit Friends with Four Paws will host a comedy fundraiser and Lauren Adams from the Netflix series “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” will preside as master of ceremony.

A few of the adoptable dogs will be present at the event and donors will be able to meet them before the show starts. Adams will also provide information about the organization and the dogs in between sets.

“I live in Oklahoma and am from New Jersey and I recently got involved with improv and thinking I wish I could find a group that is performing and I should just create an event and do a fundraiser for the rescue,” said Leah Rose, the rescue’s president.

The comedic relief and improv will be by the Upright Citizens Brigade. There will also be auction prizes.

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Friends with Four Paws was founded in 1998 with the goal of rescuing animals at the Chickasha Animal Shelter in Oklahoma from death by having mobile adoptions and providing foster care for dogs and cats.

Their adoptive homes are all throughout the country including New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Maine.

The entry fee for the event is $55 and it covers food and drinks. Attendees will also have the opportunity to enter raffles for wine baskets and gift certificates.

There will also be donation baskets throughout the venue for those who want to make an extra contribution.

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The event address is 66 Green Street and doors open at 7 p.m.

For more information about Friends with Four Paws go to http://www.friendswithfourpaws.org/

 

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