Monday, April 20, 2009
Governor Jack Markell Officially Proclaims 2nd Annual Delaware Week for the Animals April 18-26, 2009!
(Dover, DE, April 18, 2009) Animal World USA is pleased to announce that Delaware Governor Jack Markell has officially declared 2nd Annual Delaware Week for the Animals April 18-26, 2009. The special week will kick off Saturday, April 18th and will highlight the importance that animals play in our lives and bring communities together on behalf of the animals throughout the great state of Delaware. Over 75 events are scheduled throughout the week.
This second year statewide event is designed to celebrate and build awareness on behalf of all animals, as well as recognize the organizations and citizens who support them. Delaware Week for the Animals is bringing together animal shelters, rescue organizations, sanctuaries, businesses, students, musicians, artists, educators, community leaders, and caring citizens in an exciting week of community-building activities.
The fun-filled week will feature awesome life-saving pet adoption festivals and events, student artwork saluting the Dover Air Force Base working K-9’s and handlers, pet therapy in nursing homes and hospitals, special art exhibit, library and R.E.A.D. dog activities, blessing of the animals, student pet essays, low cost spay and neuter events, farm events, motorcycle ride for the animals, zoo events, feral cat free spay day, Earth Day special events, special law seminar at Widener University, pet food drives, music events, restaurant benefits for the shelters and much more! All these events will shine the spotlight on the amazing animals and the truly compassionate people who love them.
Precious lives which will be saved and communities will be transformed during this week with a wide variety of exciting animal-related events and activities. A list of events are scheduled on the website calendar, and more are being added daily. If you would like to learn more, become involved or schedule an event, please call
866-376-6123 or visit the official website at http://www.delawareanimals.org/