Pawty in the Park, organized by Animal Warriors in Roxana, returns June 25

ROXANA – Animal Warriors Roxana DBA:LLAW is preparing the 2nd Once-a-year Pawty in the Park 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, at the Roxana Park. 

Group founder Kim Warren claimed she is joyful the occasion is coming again, and she expects a greater crowd this calendar year.

“We’re expecting all around 500 people,” Warren explained. “This calendar year we’ve experienced a minimal extra funding and a minor a lot more time.”

The 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that aids animals and their family members in require with vet costs, foodstuff and shelter, schooling and devices to retain them risk-free, which includes humane trapping methods and reduced charge (often free) wellness sources.


“Our primary concentrate is in the Roxana, South Roxana, Hartford, Wood River and East Alton communities,” Warren said. “But we also enable out in the surrounding communities when wanted.”

One more section of their mission is to give financial assist other nearby rescue organizations, volunteers at their amenities or situations, and any other sort of guidance they may possibly require. This involves sharing their pets up for adoption, fundraising and publishing missing and found animals.

This year, the Pawty in the Park will present live songs by Rolling Southbound, a southern rock band. Princess Belle (GC Princess Events) also will be in attendance to entertain all the very little princesses, and Tinkerbell the T-Rex (RAWR St Louis) will be in the park. Confront portray and balloon animals will be furnished by Ballooniez. Meals will be readily available from Morales Tacos and Syko Cooks, with specialty drinks from Fruit Crushers and Russell Corner Café and ice product goods from a nearby church team.

Horseshoe Lake Animal Healthcare facility is partnering with the team to offer you a very low charge vaccine clinic. LaBest Pet Resort also will reveal canine teaching. Additional than 50 suppliers are envisioned to take part.

Working with the proceeds from very last year’s Pawty in the Park, the team was in a position to donate much more than $1,000 to four area animal rescues.

“This year we hope to be able to provide even additional,” Warren claimed. “It really normally takes a village, and our local community is a wonderful illustration of how doing the job together only tends to make us all more powerful.

“Final yr was our to start with year of being arranged, and wasn’t even a full calendar year at that,” she stated. “But even with a shortened yr, Animal Warriors was equipped to guide more than 100 animals in have to have and approximately 75 distinct family members in just one way or a different. Our objective is to aid individuals to be capable to hold animals at house where by they belong: not in shelters, rescues or animal regulate services.”

The team is however accepting vendors for the party, $100 organization sponsorships, rescue teams wishing to convey offered pets for adoption and donation objects for prize giveaways. Vendors room is $15 electronic mail [email protected]

Rescue teams wishing to take part with adoptable animals are questioned to message organizers at facebook.com/llawrox. Sponsorships may perhaps be mailed to LLAW, 147 E. 6th St., Roxana IL 62084, by way of venmo @Kim-Warren-73, or by means of Paypal making use of email [email protected] Individuals which includes their email handle will acquire a donation letter for taxes.

Men and women wishing to indication up for the vaccination clinic really should concept organizers at facebook.com/llawrox. They should really include things like their title, handle and cell phone amount as properly as the pet’s identify, breed, shade and age. Vaccinations are no cost for Roxana residents the village is covering the cost.

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