Bowl for a Buddy benefits shelter pets


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Posted Online: Feb. 17, 2014, 12:22 pm
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Press release submitted by Humane Society of Scott County




The buzz is building for Bowl for a Buddy, the Humane Society of Scott County's Paws-itively AWWW-some Event for the Animals! Our third annual fundraising event for the animals will be held on Sunday, March 9th from 1-5p at the Blackhawk Bowl & Martini Lounge in the lower level of the Hotel Blackhawk in downtown Davenport. Tickets cost $25 and include 2 games of bowling and shoes, food for you and treats for your pet, and chances to "fetch" fabulous raffle prizes! Tickets for Humane Society of Scott County members and Humane Society of Scott County pet parents and families are $20 each.
Get your tickets online at our website www.hssc.us, call 388-6655, or stop in at the shelter at 2802 West Central Park in Davenport TODAY! We're open Monday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon - 5 p.m. While you're here, find and adopt your next best friend!
Bowl for a Buddy is generously sponsored by Petco Foundation, Quad City Bank & Trust, Live Uncommon, US Bank, SSAB of Iowa, McGladrey LLC, Deere Harvester Credit Union, The Barrel House, Thiel Motors, Davenport Audiology and Hearing Aid Center, Tita's Linens by Claudia and WVIK.
PET ADOPTION IS THE LOVING OPTION!

















 



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