Fall is the season to support the HAWS cause

September 05, 2019
Lynn Olenik, Executive Director, lynn@hawspets.org or
Jennifer Smieja, Communications/Marketing, jennifer@hawspets.org
(262) 542-8851
Waukesha animal resource center announces Happy Tails fundraiser, Holiday Wishes contest
WAUKESHA – September 3, 2019.  The annual meeting of HAWS, the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County, is Monday, September 23rd at 5:30pm at HAWS. The evening includes a review of the past year, board elections, and volunteer and employee awards. The public is welcome to attend; eligible voters are those members in good standing as of June 23, 2019.

The honor of your presence is requested at Happy Tails 2019: An Evening to Benefit HAWS, to be held on Friday, October 25th at 6:00pm the Marriott West. This special fundraiser features cocktails and a gourmet plated dinner, extraordinary live and silent auction items, heartwarming stories from HAWS, networking and interaction with HAWS’ adoptable pets. Reservations can be made at hawspets.org/happytails/ or by calling 262-542-8851, x127. Sincere thanks to cornerstone sponsor Hound & Gatos for their generous support of Happy Tails; corporate sponsorships and underwriting opportunities are still available.
HAWS is “small animal central” this fall! Hoppy Hour for house rabbits is Sunday, September 8th, the Avian Extravaganza perches at HAWS on September 28th and the Guinea Pig Primer is in session on October 12th. Details for these and other special-interest events can be found at HAWS’ Calendar of Events.
The season isn’t over for HAWS’ Mobile Adoption team! Special visits include Central Bark New Berlin’s Puppy Pool Pawty (9/7), Kendra Scott at The Corners of Brookfield (9/12), North Prairie Harvest Fest (9/14) and the Bayside Restaurant Golf Outing (9/16). Details at hawspets.org/mobile-adoption-center/.
From now until September 23rd, HAWS adopters are asked to submit their story to help HAWS win a $100,000 Holiday Wishes grant from the Petco Foundation! Adopters can also win a $1000 Petco shopping spree and BOBS Skechers shoes; simply visit the Petco Foundation Holiday Wishes webpage for details.
September PET-cetera at HAWS:
  • Puppy Parties – every Sunday from 4:45-5:15pm. Pre-registration required at hawspets.org.
  • Pedicures – cats (9/14 & 24), small animals (9/11 & 21). Dog nail trims available daily on request!
  • Friends of HAWS - monthly planning meeting, 9/10 at 7pm at HAWS.
  • Greyhound Meet’n’Greet – with GPA-WI (9/28)
  • Details for all the great HAWS’ happenings are available at hawspets.org.

Be sure to save the dates for these upcoming HAWS events: Holiday Pet Photos (11/2-3), Holiday Bazaar (11/16).

A non-profit organization established in 1965, each year HAWS assists over 8,000 animals and welcomes more than 35,000 human visitors.
As an open admission, no-kill animal shelter and full service humane society, HAWS assures sanctuary for animals in need
while offering many diverse programs and services to promote responsible pet ownership and prevent animal abuse.
The Humane Animal Welfare Society is located at 701 Northview Road in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
For more information call (262) 542-8851 or log onto hawspets.org.
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HAWS: Growing Our Humane Community.

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