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Nease High School to Hold “Panthers for Pets” Event on November 10

Nease High School’s “Panthers for Pets” will hold a car wash and dog wash on Nov. 10 to benefit the St. Augustine Humane Society.

The St. Augustine Humane Society has received another generous donation of volunteer time and effort fromNeaseHigh School’s “Panthers for Pets”, a student run organization.

According to Jennifer Lee, a NeaseHigh Schoolstudent and president of the civic club, Panthers for Pets, the group’s members and friends will hold its second car wash and dog wash for donations on Saturday, Nov. 10 from11 am until3 pm at1665 Moultrie Road inSt. Augustine,Fla. All dog and car wash participants will receive a free, 16 oz. dog coat conditioner.

Previously, the Nease organization donated 300 lbs. of pet food to the Humane Society and its Pet Food Bank which helps pet owners in financial need receive assistance for up to six months.

According to Lee, the club is continuing to assist animals that are in need of love and food by raising money, collecting food, and providing services that pets may need. Lee’s brother Jason, founded Panthers for Pets because there were no clubs at school which served to help pets and their owners in St. Johns County. Susan Szczepanik, Nease High School’s Advanced Placement (AP) history teacher oversees the student run program. For more information, contact PanthersForPets@gmail.com or jennifer.lee@kobridge.com.

“We are honored to once again be selected by Panthers for Pets and its members who generously donate their time to our facility,” said Carolyn Smith, St. Augustine Humane Society’s Operations Director. “The car and pet wash will be a fun day for owners, pets and others who want to spend a Saturday with us at the Humane Society,” she said. For more information, call 904.829.2737. Visit the website for more information at www.staugustinehumanesociety.org.

 

The St. Augustine Humane Society promotes responsible pet ownership and strengthens the human-animal bond through education and training; works to reduce the relinquishment rate of pets to shelters through assistance services and through effective, affordable spay and neuter efforts; and is a resource center for the citizens and animals of St. Johns County, Florida. The facility is located at 1665 Moultrie Roadin St. Augustine, Fla.Business hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 9 amuntil 4 pm. Closed on Sunday and Monday. For more information call 904.829.2737or visit the website at www.staugustinehumanesociety.org.

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