Tuesday, October 6, 2009
Governor Paterson is Officially Proclaiming 1st New York Week for the Animals October 10-18, 2009!
(New York, New York-October 2, 2009) Animal World USA is pleased to announce that Governor Paterson is officially proclaiming October 10-18, 2009 as 1st New York Week for the Animals. The special week is designed to highlight the importance that animals play in our lives and bring communities together on behalf of the animals throughout the great state of New York. Over 125+ events have been scheduled and more are being scheduled everyday!
This statewide event will celebrate and build awareness on behalf of all animals, as well as recognize the organizations and citizens who support them. The 1st New York Week for the Animals is bringing together educators, advocates, animal shelters, rescue organizations, sanctuaries, businesses, students, musicians, artists, community leaders, and caring citizens in an exciting week of community-building activities.
The exciting week will feature awesome pet adoption festivals and events, kick off event Fall Fiesta in Central Park, pet therapy in hospitals, school/art displays and activities, theater events, educational activities, bird watching/walking tours, kid's art days, library story-telling and R.E.A.D. dog activities, blessings of the animals at shelters and parks, concerts, book signings, special Animal World USA magazine to celebrate the week, free & low cost spay and neuter opportunities & vaccinations, meet and greet events, special animal law seminars, pet therapy in school classrooms including special needs students, salute to working/search & rescue K-9's, comedy shows, pet food donation information and locations, vegetarian festivals and so much more! All these events will shine the spotlight on the amazing animals and compassionate people of New York who love them. It is a unique opportunity to change the history for the animals by collectively coming together.
Precious lives which will be saved and communities will be transformed during this week through a wide variety of animal-related events and activities. Special events are being scheduled and can be viewed on the website calendar, and more are being added regularly. If you would like to learn more, become involved, list an event, please call 877-454-0807 or visit the official website at http://newyorkanimals.org/ You may also learn more about the AWUSA Weeks campaign at http://www.weeksfortheanimals.org/ and http://www.animalworldusa.org/