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Jun 12, 2013 10:38 AM by MELISSA CANONE (PHOTO COURTESY: MGN ONLINE)

Kickoff Rally for Bark for Life set for June 20th

On Thursday, June 20th, from 5:00 - 7:00 p. m., the American Cancer Society Bark For Life of Acadiana will officially get underway as event volunteers and participants gather at Lafayette Veterinary Care Center for a kickoff rally to launch their fundraising efforts for the year. The rally is open to anyone interested in getting more involved; dogs are welcomed. This also will be an opportunity to register a team for the event to be held on Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 from 10:00 a. m. to noon at Cajundome Convention Center.

WHEN: Thursday, June 20, 2013
5:00 p. m. to 7:00 p. m. (dogs invited)

WHERE: Lafayette Veterinary Care Center
110 Perard Street
Lafayette, LA

The American Cancer Society Bark For Life is an event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society's fight against cancer. By supporting Bark For Life, you help the American Cancer Society save lives, and that helps us move closer to our ultimate goal of a world with less cancer and more birthdays. So bring your best canine friend and join us for a fun-filled day with demonstrations, contests, and games.

Bark For Life mobilizes communities throughout the country to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and provide participants, along with their pets, with an opportunity to fight back against the disease. Bark For Life brings together friends, families, businesses, hospitals, schools, faith-based groups . . . people from all walks of life - all aimed at furthering the American Cancer Society's vision of creating a world with less cancer and more birthdays.


For more information on Bark For Life, contact Jason Guilbeau at 337-237-3753 or at jason.guilbeau@cancer.org, or visit RelayForLife.org/LafayetteBark.

 

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