Pet Owners Encouraged to Participate in 4th of July Parade

Dog, with sunglasses and a flag scarf, ready to be in the 4th of July Parade

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE:  June 19, 2013

CONTACT: Jennifer Reichelt, 455-8417
  Deputy City Manager


PETS & THEIR OWNERS ENCOURAGED TO
PARTCIPATE IN 4TH OF JULY PARADE

GREAT FALLS, Montana –The Shelter Sidekicks, the Great Falls Animal Shelter’s volunteer program, will once again be participating in the 4th of July Parade this year. And they are looking for pets and their owners to join in on the fun and help represent the Shelter! Those interested in walking in the parade with the Sidekicks are encouraged to wear patriotic colors or their Great Falls Animal Shelter t-shirt.

Events and activities like this are a great way to spread the word about the Great Falls Animal Shelter and promote the adoption of shelter animals. The parade is Thursday, July 4, at 11 a.m. in Downtown Great Falls. If you and your pet plan on  participating contact Laura McElhinney, Volunteer Coordinator at 564-3685 by Monday, July 1.