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Portage County Humane Society's 'Wags to Wishes' to raise money for animals in need

by Natalie Sparacio

WAKE UP WISCONSIN (PRESS RELEASE)--  The Humane Society of Portage County will host its 1st Annual Wags to Wishes event on Saturday, February 20 from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Stevens Point Country Club on Country Club Drive in Stevens Point.

 Wags to Wishes is a black tie optional affair featuring dinner, live music, dancing and entertainment. A silent auction including jewelry, artwork and other valuable items will be held throughout the evening. Tickets are $75 per person and are available at the Humane Society in Plover. Special pricing is available for groups wishing to purchase a table.

 "This event will be an opportunity for community members to beat the winter blues," said Jennifer Blum, executive director. "What could be more fun than a gala event that benefits the animals?"

 "At any given time, the Humane Society is caring for over 200 homeless animals," said Blum. "All Wags to Wishes proceeds will help assure that we can continue to provide them with food, comfort, veterinary care and, ultimately, a loving home."

 For additional information, please contact the Humane Society of Portage County at (715) 344-6012, or visit the shelter facility at 3200 Iber Lane in Plover.

Online Reporter: Natalie Sparacio

 

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