Helping Veterans Goes to the Dogs in 5th Annual Fundraiser
some “red, white and woof” into your summer with the fifth annual veterans
fundraiser “Friends Helping Veterans.” This family friendly event on June 23 at
the Decatur Club kicks off the summer-long campaign by Dale’s Southlake
Pharmacy and Colee’s Corner Drug to raise money to pair an area
veteran with a therapy dog through PawPrint Ministries.
the kick off event, comfort dogs and their handlers will team up at four
different stations, each with a local celebrity bar tender and specialty drink,
in a friendly competition against each other to help raise funds. The money
will go toward training a puppy and veteran to work together as a team through
PawPrint Ministries to go into the community and help other Central Illinois
Also, for every $100
raised, Pharmacist Ron Stevens plans on walking one mile along with dogs from
Veterans Kick-Off” will go from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, June 23 at the Decatur
Club located at 158 W. Prairie Ave, Decatur. Donations will be accepted until August 15th, 2016. To RSVP, get more info, or
to make a donation contact Lauren Young at (217) 429-5165.