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May 5, 2012

Low-cost spay-neutering topic of Humane Society dinner

BRISTOL — The Humane Society of Elkhart County will hold its annual meeting May 23 at 6 p.m. at Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center, 240 U.S. 20, Middlebury.

Those interested in advancing animal welfare on a local level or would like to learn more about the Humane Society of Elkhart County are invited to attend.

A focus at this year’s meeting with be on low-cost spay and neuter and implications locally to the Michiana region.

Dr. Kari Hatch of the Animal Birth Control (ABC) Clinic, the area’s only low-cost spay and neuter clinic, along with Pet Refugee’s Pam Comer, will be on a panel to give an update on the clinic and its progress.

In addition, guests can learn more about the Humane Society of Elkhart County with an awards program followed by the nonprofit’s business meeting.

“The Humane Society’s annual meeting is a time of reflection and celebration,” said Anne Reel, executive director, Humane Society of Elkhart County. “We take an overview of our activities last year and give residents a glimpse of what is on the horizon for this year.”

Those who wish to attend may call the Humane Society at 574-848-4225 or register online at www.elkharthumaensociety.org and make reservations for a dinner served family style, which will cost $16.

Guests are asked to register by May 18.

Those who wish to become a member of the Humane Society may also do so that evening. Membership is $25 for an individual for voting privileges at the annual meeting.

To register, visit www.elkharthumanesociety.org to register or call 574-848-4225.

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