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Paint The Town Purple – In Honor of Cancer Awareness (Deadline Today)

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Apr 242014
 

Paint The Town PurpleThe Relay For Life Committee wants to Paint The Town Purple on Sunday, May 4.

Residents may purchase a purple mylar balloon to raise cancer awareness with proceeds going to the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life, which takes place at the Orange Fairgrounds, Saturday, May 31 – Sunday, June 1.

Each Balloon costs $5, paid in advance and on May 4, the balloon(s) will be delivered to your home and tied to your mailbox.

This is a simple way to help raise money for cancer research.

If you would like to help Paint The Town Purple, call Relay Chairman Lynn Plaskowitz at 203-627-1673.

Originally Published on: Apr 9, 2014 @ 20:19

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Glimmer of Hope Pet Adoption Event at PetSmart Today

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May 042013
 

 

Meet Glimmer Today

Meet Glimmer Today

PetSmart, 55 Boston Post Road, near Best Buy, will host the Glimmer of Hope Pet Adoption Event and Animal Awareness Day to benefit Halfway Home Rescue today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The day includes, pet adoptions, raffle prizes, pet food and supply drive, bake sale, dog training demonstration, face painting, kids’ coloring station and refreshments.

About Halfway Home Rescue

Halfway Home Rescue was established in 2004 and is dedicated to saving the lives of abused, abandoned and homeless animals and providing a safe haven for these animals until a permanent home can be found.

The rescue operates 100% on private donations and an all-volunteer staff.

In 2012, 436 animals found new homes.
Meet Glimmer between 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Glimmer, (formerly Precious) was rescued March 5 in Waterbury, suffering from severe burns to her skin.

Glimmer was diagnosed with demodex (mange) and secondary infections.

Thanks to the veterinarians and staff at Beacon Valley Animal Hospital, Glimmer is on her way to a full recovery.