Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Wonderful Cause From Your Local Foster's Grille!

Foster's Grille Steps Up To Help Man's Best Friend.

Rocy O'keefe sent us the following press release. Rocy, you have the floor!

"Thank you! The Event will be held at Foster's Grille in historic Crabapple on Saturday, April 12th. 10% of all the proceeds will go directly to Castaway Critters. Nona Case from New Creations jewelry will be there. Nona hand makes beautiful one of kind jewelry and donates 100% of the profits to charity. Her pieces are beautiful, all made with real semi precious stones in sterling silver / gold overlay and are very reasonably priced ($15 - $40). We will have animals for adoption in the center court area. We are also hoping to have a book signing by one of our volunteers who wrote a book about a stray. Castaway Critters are a registered non-profit so all donations are tax deductible!"

Great news Rocy! So if you aren't doing anything on that lazy Saturday, go by and see the folks at Foster's in Crabapple, enjoy a great meal, and find yourself a new best friend!

1 comment:

Miltonville said...

I just had a conversation with Rocy at Milton Nights about puppy mills and found this is today's news so I thought I would post it....

CHICAGO (AP) — Oprah Winfrey plans to dedicate a show investigating abuses at puppy mills to her cocker spaniel, Sophie, who died last month from kidney failure.
"Sophie gave me 13 years of unconditional love. She was a true love in my life," Winfrey says on the broadcast scheduled to air Friday. (Advance remarks from the show were released Tuesday by Harpo Productions.)

The show features special correspondent Lisa Ling investigating puppy mills, which Ling calls "horrific" and "haunting."

Winfrey says the show is "for anybody anywhere who loves a dog, has ever loved a dog, or just cares about their basic right to humane treatment."

While Sophie was not a product of a puppy mill, and Winfrey's three current dogs were adopted from breeders, Winfrey says in the future she would look to adopt from an animal shelter.

"I would never, ever adopt another pet now without going to a shelter to do it. I am a changed woman after seeing this show," she says.

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