Submitted by the Oswego County Humane Society
On Sunday, July 18th, the Happy Tails K-9 Training & Agility Center held its First Annual Pet Adoption Day to celebrate the grand reopening of the center and to benefit the Oswego County Humane Society. The event raised $350 for the Humane Society through food sales, raffles and a silent auction and showcased the dogs, kittens and cats available for adoption from the Humane Society. Lisa Chelenza of TK99 and YNN News was a special guest and acted as the emcee of the pet parade and agility demonstrations that took place. Other special guests at the event included Ed Williamson, the town of Granby Supervisor, Tom Kenyon, First Ward Alderman, and Morris Sorbello, Oswego County Legislator.
Contributors to the event included All-in-One Fitness & Beauty, Blue Moon Grill, Bosco & Geers, Bronze Images, Country Cabin, Design Accents, Devine Designs, Dominoâ€™s Pizza (Fulton), Dunkin Donuts (Fulton), Family Video, Fulton Typewriter Store, J.D.â€™s Fish Fry, Jo-Raeâ€™s Shear Perfection, Karenâ€™s Cakes & Specialty Shop, Lakeview Lanes, Lighthouse Lanes, Lupienâ€™s Engraving, Mimiâ€™s Drive-In, Oliver Paineâ€™s Greenhouse, Oswego Harborfest, Oswego Theatre, North Star Studios, Pizza Hut (Fulton), Price Chopper, the Ritz Diner, the riverâ€™s end book store, Sallyeander Soaps, Scentsy Wickless Products, Skippyâ€™s Ice Cream, Smokey Bones, Strupplerâ€™s IGA, Tavern on the Lock, Three Little Piggies, WalMart, Wendyâ€™s (Fulton) .
â€œI would like to thank the business community for its generous support of this important cause, and all the volunteers who came out to help,â€ said, Gale Waas, co-owner of Happy Tails K-9 Training & Agility Center. And Karen Hoffman, President of the Humane Society, added, â€œAnimal welfare is a community issue and the Humane Society is grateful to everyone who assisted with this event to raise awareness, especially Mark and Gale Waas for their energy and enthusiasm. It was a great day!â€