Heidi’s Village, a local animal shelter and welfare service organization, invites residents to its inaugural fundraising gala, “An Evening of Hope,” Saturday, Feb. 19, at J.W. Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa.

The event will begin with a 6 p.m. cocktail reception and silent auction, followed by a live auction hosted by auctioneer Kelee Lee Walton, a presentation by keynote speaker Jackson Galaxy – host of “My Cat from Hell” on Animal Planet – and the evening will finish with a Heidi’s Village themed trivia game.

J.W. Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa is located at 5350 E. Marriott Dr., Phoenix. Tickets are available at www.heidisvillage.org/eveningofhope. For more information, call 602-241-4640.