Mohawk Hudson Humane Society invites animal advocates throughout the capitol region to join in Paws in the Park Walk & Community Day on Saturday, June 21 at the Sienna College campus. The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and will go off rain or shine.
Anyone registering and raising at least $30 by noon on June 12 is entered in a drawing for several donated prizes. Event day registration begins at 9:00 a.m. and the walk begins at 10:30 a.m. The full walk is 1 ¼ miles, but anyone can start or start at any place and does not have to complete the entire walk.
The Grand Marshall of the day is Hudson, one of the rescued “railroad puppies” abandoned on railroad tracks in the winter. Hudson lost part of one leg but has regained full mobility with prosthesis. Walkers can bring their own dogs, walk as a team, or just join Hudson in the fun without a pet.
Click here to register and set up your page for donations. You can even set up a walking team. If you can’t walk, you can still donate. The fundraising goal is $60,000, About $10,000 has been pledged to date.
Special incentives for fundraising include T shirts, game day bags, stadium blankets, jackets, and more. Click here for the full list.
Contests in several categories are open. Winners will each receive a $50 Benson’s Pet Center gift certificate. Runners up will each receive a $25 gift certificate. The categories include Best Summer Costume, Best Trick, Parent/Per Look-alike, and Musical Sit.
Fun family activities include face painting, bounce houses, Zumba, blessing of the animals, music, food and demonstrations.
Join in the fun on June 21 and help raise funds for local animals in need.
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