Sign up for Anderson's Ride 4 Animals June 23
Join Anderson Animal Shelter's Ride4Animals on Sunday, June 23, for a four-stop "free flow" ride. Ride with friends at your leisure. Although pet experiences and live entertainment will be scheduled at specific times during the ride, exact start and end times at each stop are at your discretion.
Don't ride? No problem! Join the "After Pawty" from 2:30 to 5 p.m. at Gifford's Kitchen in Elgin, which is also the last stop of the Ride4Animals. Choose the "After Pawty Only" option when you register online at www.andersonanimalshelter.org/ride4animals.
The first stop will be Pet Supplies Plus, 180 N. Randall Road in North Aurora. Arrive between 10 a.m. and noon.
Check-in and visit with "Cold Blooded Creatures!" Pick up your "Wag Bag" and enter to win this stop's raffle prize.
The second stop will be Alley 64 in St. Charles. Relax and enjoy one of the drink specials and enter to win the raffle prize, courtesy of Alley 64, at this stop and make sure to smile for a special photo opportunity with friends!
Make sure to stop inside for a meet-and-greet with some of the Anderson Animal Shelter's CEO's favorite pets at the third stop, Barbed Wire Harley Davidson in DeKalb. This stop's raffle prize is a $500 Harley Davidson gift card.
The fourth and final stop will be Gifford's Kitchen in Elgin for the "After Pawty" from 2:30 to 5 p.m.
Enjoy a BBQ spread and celebrate the end of a great ride with friends upstairs where more fun can be had. Listen to music, bid on a variety of silent auction items, and see if you are the lucky winner of the 50/50 raffle or one of the four stop raffle prizes.
Proceeds from this event benefit Anderson Animal Shelter's programs, such as the Military Veterans' Program. Want to know more about the Military Veterans' Program and other programs provided? Visit the website at www.andersonanimalshelter.org.
If you are a veteran, or know a veteran who might benefit from animal interaction and volunteer work with Anderson Animal Shelter, call the shelter. The Military Veterans' Program is run by Paul Augustine, a U.S. Army veteran and Purple Heart recipient. To get involved, contact email@example.com.
Cost is $40, $20 for additional riders. It is $20 for the "After Pawty" only, which includes food, soft drinks, live entertainment as well as participate in raffles and silent auction. Register at www.andersonanimalshelter.org/ride4animals
Have an item you would like to donate for The silent auction at the "After Pawty event?
They are looking for auction items valued $250 and up to help raise additional money that can save more animals in the Fox Valley.