8th Annual Cocktails at the Grand Cottage


Join us for drinks and hors d’oeuvres on the shores of Lake Michigan on Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 5:00-9:00pm EDT.  This event will be held at the beautiful home of our hosts, Will Schauble and Jason Spohn, located at 11551 Marquette Drive, New Buffalo, MI.  Enjoy a live auction that will include a week-long stay in a gorgeous property in San Miguel, Mexico as well as many other wonderful items.  $100 per person. Reservations required. Proceeds benefit the Michiana Humane Society.


Online registration is now closed. Walk-ins at Grand Cottage are welcome.


Michigan Friends of the Michiana Humane Society will be raffling off a Dinner for 10 at the Terrace Room at The Harbor Grand, New Buffalo.  All proceeds go for the care and protection of our homeless animals.  Raffle tickets are $50 each (License R42883).


Grand Cottage Live Auction Items

Private dinners provided by:

J & L Catering, Chicago

Jackie Shen of Jackie’s Café, New Buffalo

Sam Luna of Mesa Luna, Sawyer

Dinner for 2 at Everest in Chicago by Chef Joho

Enhance your party with smoked meats by Wood, Stock, and Grill food truck and beer from Haymarket Brewery & Taproom

Christmas in Telluride, Colorado Home

Week in San Miguel, Mexico

2 nights at The Robey Chicago, dinners at Girl & the Goat and GT Prime, plus a one-hour massage from Urban Oasis

Lake Michigan Sea Rocket Boat Tour for 12 from Harbor Country Adventures, Jet Ski Rentals from Oselka Marina, and a Pizza Party from Villa Nova

Chicago Cubs Package including 4 Bullpen Box tickets for Saturday, Sept 30 game at 3:05 PM vs. Cincinnati Reds, parking included. Cubs jersey and baseball autographed by Anthony Rizzo.



Thank you to our Underwriters




Ron & Maureen Sippel




Thank you to our Sponsors



Animal Wellness Clinic, Baroda Founders Wine Cellar, blais rustic chicGarden Creations LLC, Go Fish, Harbor Home & Interiors, Hearthwoods Custom Furnishings, It’s A Breeze, Linda Martin Award Winning Artisan WinesLindt Chocolate, New Buffalo Business Association, New Buffalo Savings Bank, POSH Upscale Consignment Boutique, Redman & Company Dog Day CareRenny Mills Photography, Sunset Coast DJ, tyler boeWhole Nine YardsYellow Bird Vacation Rentals, Craig Andree & Frank Quinn