The James A. Brennan Memorial Humane Society of Gloversville is holding its first Teen Dance Fundraiser tonight, November 12, from 7-10 PM at Big Daddy’s Bakery in Broadalbin. Admission for teens is $6.00 per single or $10.00 per couple. Students under 13 must be accompanied by an adult chaperone and no teen over 17 will be admitted. Parents are welcome.
Admission includes pizza, beverage, candy, and baked goods from the bakery. Glow bracelets and necklaces will be available. There will be drawings for prizes and a live DJ. Scott Howard will control the tunes while the teens enjoy the fun.
Big Daddy’s Bakery (518-883-7467), 15 West Main Street, Broadalbin, has donated the space. Additional partners or donators include Gloversville Wal-Mart, Price Chopper, Hannaford, Pizza Supreme, and the Amsterdam Pizza Hut.
For more information call the shelter at 518-725-0115. All proceeds will go to help animals at the shelter.
Denise, spokesperson at the shelter, said that this is the first dance fundraiser for the shelter. “With fall sports activities winding down, we wanted to do something positive for the kids,” she said. “We are figuring this out as we go since it is our first time.” They hope the kids have fun and raise some money to help the animals.
The James A. Brennan Memorial Humane Society is a private, non-profit, compassionate organization devoted to securing permanent, responsible, loving homes for the animals of Fulton County. The organization strives to achieve its mission through education and prevention of animal suffering. We receive no revenue from the State of New York. Our revenue comes thru contracts with local communities, fund raising and donations.
This shelter serves the Fulton County community in many ways:
1. Provides shelter, food, water, medical care and safety to stray, homeless and unwanted cats and dogs.
2. Helps families find new animal companion.
3. Returns lost pets to their owners.
4. Teaches humane education in schools, kindness towards animals: safety around animals, the link between animal cruelty and violence against humans and builds self-confidence.
5. Has the most aggressive Spay/Neuter Program for low income families in Fulton County.
6. Pet Food Bank for Seniors in Fulton County, helping seniors with financial difficulties feeding their companions.
7. Girl Scouts merit badge programs.
8. Alternative School Program, providing work-study opportunities for students.
9. Advocates for Animal Law at the State and Federal levels.
According to the Humane Society’s web page the Brennan Humane Society provides a tangible example of humane ethics and compassion for all living creatures. For a list of adoptable cats and dogs and other information about animal adoptions, visit the shelter’s webpage: http://www.pawsforyou.org/page1.htm