Shelter Shorts - May & June 2014
is a monthly newsletter intended to keep Rivers and Bluffs nimal Shelter volunteers and supporters !onne!ted" #ith everyone$s he!ti! s!hedules% we know it is often diffi!ult% if not impossile to attend monthly meetin's or to work at all of our fundraisers" (veryone is invited to sumit arti!les for the newsletter" )o do so% please !all Bev at *0+-,2*-214 or email her at wyalusin'2012.'mail"!om"
Monthly meetings are held on the 3
Thursday of every month at the Prairie du Chien City Hall.
Meetin's e'in at */00 p"m" lease use the a!k door" (veryone is wel!ome and en!oura'ed to attend" )he net meetin' will e held on )hursday% June 1
Dog Oedien!e Classes
have finished for the sprin' session" )he parti!ipants in this session have een amon' the most !ommitted have seen" hope that they en3oyed !omin' to !lass as mu!h as en3oyed sharin' what know aout trainin' do's" may start another !lass in a few weeks% ut for now need to e in my 'ardens as mu!h as !an" have pur!hased 2 tunnels a lon' tunnel and a !ollapsed !hute5 oth of whi!h the do's en3oy" hope to add a few more a'ility items in the near future% in!ludin' a set of weave poles and a tire 3ump"
"#i$ Tri% &as Card Sales
from Mar!h 21 throu'h pril 1* totaled 62+47"00" rofit for 8) !ards for the period endin' pril 1*
% totaled 62+4"70" 9or the period pril 1:
; May 17
% total 'as !ards sold totaled 6127 for a profit of 612"70" )hanks to everyone who !ontinues to support our efforts throu'h the pur!hase of these !ards" f more would pur!hase these !ards from us% we !ould reali<e our 'oal of a fun!tional uildin' in the near future" )he sale of 8wik )rip !ards !ontinues to e our easiest and most profitale fund raiser" lease help us y !onta!tin' me throu'h this email or y phone ; ,2*-214% Jill at ,2*-4+:0 or =onna at *0+-,:-2112" s we enter the uildin' phase of the shelter pro3e!t% the 8) !ards !ould !ertainly make a differen!e in how soon we !an start !onstru!tion" 8) 'as !ards are e!ellent 'ifts for hi'h s!hool and !olle'e 'raduates" f 3ust a few more people would pur!hase 'as !ards% elieve we !ould e reali<in' 6700 profit every month"
lease !ontinue to save and donate your old !ell phones% smart phones and ink !artrid'es" )hey !an e dropped off at )ender >are nimal ?ospital% Radio Sha!k or 3ust rin' them to a RBS meetin'" =onna% thank you for your time and effort in this pro3e!t"
Pasta for Pets
was held on #ednesday% pril 1*
" )hanks to Merilee for reali<in' her 'oal of makin' this year$s asta for ets i''er and etter than last year$s" )hanks to everyone who has donated to the au!tion or has helped with soli!itin' money or au!tion items" )hanks also to those who attended asta for ets% aked desserts for the uffet or helped at asta" rofit from asta for ets totaled 62%:7"00 in!ludin' 61,07"00 from the live au!tion% 610:2"70 from the silent au!tion% 6+, from the 70@70 raffle% 64+1"27 from the meal and 6: in donations% less advertisin' epenses"
Prin!ess for an Evening
was held on Saturday% pril 2*
at ?u!kleerry$s Restaurant and BanAuet ?all" n!e a'ain% attendan!e was less than we had hoped% ut everyone in attendan!e appeared to have an en3oyale evenin'" #e had many repeat prin!esses and their dates and feel for those who have attended efore% rin!ess is a mu!h anti!ipated event for youn' 'irls" #e did away with many of the sweets from previous years and