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“Valentine’s Day Purrfect buffet” to benefit AWS

By Staff | Jan 24, 2014

Wet noses are better than roses! Come support the Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County by enjoying a delicious buffet, silent and live auction and raffles to benefit the society’s Capital Campaign and Shelter Renovation Fund.

Live Auction items include an antique Lincoln rocker, a five-bedroom house getaway at Canaan Valley Ski Resort and a week at Divi Little Bay Beach Resort in St. Maarten in the Caribbean and more. The funds raised from this event will help renovate the existing no-kill shelter and will provide funding to complete the new isolation facility. The fifth annual Purrfect Valentine Buffet is hosted by the Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races and will be held on Saturday, Feb. 15 from 6-10 p.m. (doors open 5:30) in their Skyline Ballroom.

Tickets are $45 per person and are available by calling Ann 304-876-2161 or Dottie 703-509-0986. Reserve tickets today! Enjoy a purrfect evening and help the plight of homeless pets in the county. The Animal Welfare Society began helping homeless animals in 1952 and has operated a shelter on Old Leetown Pike since 1985. For more information on this event, the society or to view pets needing homes- visit the web site- www.awsjc.org.