Looking for a family-friendly place to strut your dog’s stuff for Halloween?
The Clinton County Humane Society will host a“Howl-oween Fest” Oct. 22 as a fund-raiser for the animal shelter at 1760 Fife Ave. The Gano family has offered to let the humane society use part of their farm on Gano Road as the site of the activities.
The events will start with a pet walk from 3 to 4 p.m. through the Miller cemetery, with registration starting at 2:30 p.m. A donation of $25 is requested for the walk, and the first 60 participants will receive a T-shirt.
Wilmington Police K-9 Karson will make a celebrity-dog appearance 4-5 p.m., and games and hayrides for all ages will take place 4-7 p.m. There is no admission fee, but donations will be accepted. Howl-oween hot dogs, drinks, and desserts will be served, and there will be a silent auction.
Prizes will be awarded for the best canine costume in the pet walk.
“Our committees are working hard to make this event fun for everyone while also helping to fund our shelter and community programs,” said Marilyn Rollwage, volunteer and humane society board member. “We are so lucky to have the support of such a wonderful, caring community.”
Items you would like to donate for a silent auction can be delivered to Gano Law Offices at 169 N. South St. in Wilmington prior to Oct. 20.
Tax-deductible monetary donations are welcome at P.O. Box 1024, Wilmington, OH 45177. Please make checks payable to the Clinton County Humane Society and note that it is for Howl-oween Fest.
Howl-oween forms are available at clintoncohumanesociety.org.