Monday, May 9, 2011

BIG Adoption Event coming soon!

May 21, 2011 9:30am to 3:00pm
RAIN OR SHINE this event will take place
Open your heart and your home to a dog or cat in need. This year’s PAWS-4-A-Cause event will be Saturday, May 21st, from 9:30 to 3:00pm at the Moreland Hills Polo Grounds/Cleveland Metroparks, South Chagrin Reservation.
Adopt-a-thon: Dogs & cats from PAWS and over 20 local rescue organizations will be available for adoption!

Dog Walk: You will also have your choice of a 1 or 2 mile dog walk around the park. Bring your favorite canine and walk with your friends and family. Dog walk pre-registration is $25 ($30 for day-of registration) and includes a doggie bag or goodies and a t-shirt. (t-shirt guaranteed for pre-registrants; t-shirt for day-of-registrants is subject to availability)
Family Fun Day: There's something for everyone, including those with four legs! There will be canine demonstrations, dog contests, craft and pet-related vendors, food vendors, a Big Ticket Raffle, microchipping and more!

Admission is free! Parking is free!

This event helps generate funds to continue our foster care program and provide medical care for the animals of PAWS. All proceeds will help PAWS continue its mission to help stray and abused dogs, cats, puppies and kittens.
PAWS has a FirstGiving page which will be used to register for the Dog Walk and/or fundraise for this year’s PAWS-4-A-Cause event. Click here to get started, then click on the big orange “Raise Money” button. From here you can “Register online now” as a $25 walker and create a fundraising page to help us raise more. Or you can fundraise only by choosing “Register Offline”. You’ll be able to create your own personalized fundraising page. From here you’ll have the ability to send emails to friends and family to help you reach your goals. To print and mail in the registration form instead, please click here.
Place: Moreland Hills Polo Grounds / Cleveland Metroparks - South Chagrin Reservation
Address: 3841 Chagrin River Rd, Moreland Hills, OH 44022
Phone No: 216-402-1106
From I-271 Chagrin Blvd. Exit - Take Chagrin Blvd. east to Lander Circle and continue on Chagrin Blvd. east. Turn left onto River Road. The Cleveland Metroparks (South Chagrin Reservation) Polo Field will be on the right.
From Ohio Turnpike Exit 13 - Head towards Cleveland on I-480 west. Exit at the Hudson/Twinsburg exit, Rt. 91 and head North. Follow Rt. 91 North through Twinsburg and Solon until you come to Chagrin Blvd. Turn right onto Chagrin Blvd. and follow until you reach River Road. Turn left onto River Road. The Cleveland Metroparks (South Chagrin Reservation) Polo Field will be on the right.
Raffle Prizes
This year’s Big Ticket Raffle will include 3 huge packages from Downtown, East Side and West Side, each worth over $1,000! Hotel rooms, dinners, entertainment tickets, etc. If you have any questions about the reverse raffle contact Michelle Sefcik at 216.870.7779 or email at If you need tickets to sell or have money to turn in, please contact Kelly Carbone at Please turn in as much raffle ticket money and tickets before the event that you can.

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