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4th Annual Remember Me Thursday

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OFFICIAL HELEN WOODWARD ANIMAL CENTER REMEMBER ME THURSDAY® FREE PUBLIC CANDLE-LIGHTING EVENT: 

September 22 – Balboa Park – 5:45 – 7:00PM.

(6th Avenue, between El Prado & Juniper; near Nate’s Point Dog Park)


Join Helen Woodward Animal Center staff, volunteers, friends, and therapy animals as we shine a light on orphan pets on this global pet adoption awareness day!

This FREE dog-friendly event features:

 

  • Live acoustic music by Maddie Leigh
  • Kid’s coloring and crafts to commemorate the day
  • Dinner and dessert for purchase from food trucks donating a portion of sales to the pets and programs at Helen Woodward Animal Center

(Sushi Uno, Seoul Man, Tacos La Mezcla and Simon’s Ice Cream Company)

  • Giveaways from Blue Buffalo
  • FREE Remember Me Thursday® T-shirts to the first 100 adults and first 50 kids
  • FREE Remember Me Thursday® Bandanas to the first 25 dogs
  • An opportunity to write a special message on the 2016 Remember Me Thursday® Banner
  • An opportunity to donate a bag of unopened dog or cat food to Helen Woodward Animal Center’s AniMeals program  
  • A special candle lighting ceremony at dusk including
    • An uplifting presentation from Helen Woodward Animal Center President & CEO, Mike Arms
    • A Remember Me Thursday® mayoral proclamation
    • A reading of the Remember Me Thursday® poem penned by Arms
    • A viewing of the official 2016 Remember Me Thursday video

OTHER LOCAL REMEMBER ME THURSDAY® EVENTS:

 

FREE PUBLIC EVENT:

September 22 – Westfield UTC Palm Plaza, 11:30AM

(4545 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego CA 92122)

FREE PUBLIC EVENT:

September 22 – Dirty Dogs Dog Parks, 5:30PM

(Cardiff Dog Park and Torrey Pines Dog Park)

PAID PUBLIC EVENT:

September 22 – Padres Game at Petco Park, 7:10PM

(100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101)

Click here for tickets


For those who can’t attend an event, there are still ways to get involved.  Individuals and animal welfare organizations are encouraged to get the entire world talking about pet adoption on Thursday, September 22nd, by tweeting, tagging, posting and sharing the beauty and life-saving significance of pet adoption using the hashtags #RememberTheRescue and #RememberMeThursday.

NEW THIS YEAR:  Animal-lovers can win life-saving funds, toys and food for adoptable pets looking for forever families at their favorite non-profit, pet adoption organization. To enter the Remember Me Thursday Social Media Contest, simply upload your rescue pet’s photo and story to the #RememberTheRescue Photo Wall for a chance to win!* (*Restrictions apply.  Final selection remains at the sole discretion of Helen Woodward Animal Center).

 

For more information on Remember Me Thursday® and a full list of participating celebrities and animal welfare organizations, go to www.remembermethursday.org.  For more information, contact PR and Communications Director Jessica Gercke at (858) 756-4117 x 335 or jessicag@animalcenter.org.


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