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AWS “Bark in the Park” set for June 4

By Staff | May 13, 2016

The Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County is having its 10th annual Bark in the Park fundraising event at Jefferson Memorial Park in Charles Town June 4 (rain date June 5) from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with registration at 9:30 a.m.

There will be a Blessing of the Animals; an Interactive Dog Pledge Walk; canine demonstrations; and more. There will also be a microchip clinic for participants at the low cost of $20 per pet. Registration is a $10 donation per dog for the event. Collect pledges from friends and family to participate in the Interactive Dog Walk, similar to a walkathon, with suggested pledges beginning at $5 per lap. This major fundraiser for the AWS depends on the contributions from these pledges to help sustain the Societ’s animal shelter on Leetown Pike and other programs. Please visit www.awsjc.org for more information.