END-OF-SUMMER GOES TO THE DOGS WITH HAWS!
Waukesha shelter partnering for Pet Fair, Expo event, Best Friends program, “Homecoming”
WAUKESHA — July 29, 2010 — HAWS, the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County, announces our summer’s end highlights – participating in two exciting community events and promoting two more special ongoing partnership opportunities.
Saturday, August 21st marks the 3rd Annual Menomonee Falls Pet Fair at Rotary Park on Fond du Lac Avenue. HAWS Mobile Adoption Center will join local vendors, demonstration groups and pet service providers for this FREE day-long, pets-welcome event. Bring a bag of dog or cat food for donation to HAWS and get a free photo session for your pet and a free 5×7 portrait!
Sunday, September 12th is the 2nd Dog Day Afternoon at the Waukesha Expo grounds. The HAWS Mobile Adoption Center and the Friends of HAWS booth will have adoptable pets to meet and great HAWS gear to purchase. Join us from 11am – 3pm. Presented by WHQG radio.
Want to become one of HAWS’ Best Friends in the Business? Advertising opportunities are available on the shelter website, www.hawspets.org, and in our Tattle Tails print newsletter. Promote your business while supporting HAWS – a true win-win. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Save the date: “HAWS Homecoming” is October 16th! Celebrate our Alumni adopted pets at our annual fall fundraising gala at Olympia Resort in Oconomowoc. Businesses and individuals can “join the team” for the HAWS cause with one of our “Big Game” sponsorships – ranging from $250 to $5,000. All include special VIP tickets to this event that features “fan”-tastic food, live/silent auctions, a Homecoming Court of adoptable pets and a parade complete with floats! $50 general admission tickets are on sale starting September 1st. Call 262-542-8851 or check www.hawspets.org for information.
HAWS, a non-profit organization established in 1965, assists over 6,000 animals each year and welcomes more than 31,000 human visitors to our shelter annually. As an “open admissions” shelter HAWS assures sanctuary for animals in need, while offering educational programs and services to promote responsible pet ownership and prevent animal abuse. Our newly-expanded shelter is located at 701 Northview Road in Waukesha, Wisconsin. For more information call (262) 542-8851 or log onto our website at www.hawspets.org. Check out HAWS Waukesha in cyberspace – friend us on Facebook or read our blog on WaukeshaNOW.com!