Pet photos with Santa
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Big Dogs Rescue will hold a fundraiser that will feature photos of pets with Santa Claus from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 7 at Green's Feed and Seed, 319 Piedmont Road. Prices are $8 per photo, two copies for $10.
The event will also feature a Chinese auction, including gift certificates for tanning, automotive services, restaurants, Clay Center tickets and tattoos. All proceeds will benefit the dogs in the care of Big Dog Rescue, a West Virginia-based organization that focuses on the boxer breed. For more information, contact 304-493-6688.
Big Dog Rescue provides veterinary services for homeless pets and includes spaying/neutering, microchip implantation and other rehabilitation to help the displaced animals find permanent homes. To see adoptable dogs at Big Dogs Rescue, visit www.petfinder.com/shelters/WV182.html.
Animal rescue benefit
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Karen and Friends Animal Rescue will hold a Christmas carnival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 7 in the KIDS building, 216 Washington St. W.
Admission is free but wristbands for children will be sold for $10, which will include lunch, crafts and unlimited games.
Events include crafts, a hot dog and bake sale, "Cat Land" book signing, microchipping for pets for $25, games from 2 to 4 p.m. and a raffle. Photographs with Santa (two- and four-legged family members welcome) will be offered from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; packages cost $20 to $30.
The event benefits Karen and Friends Animal Rescue and Kanawha Individual Development Solutions. For more information, call 304-553-8140 or 304-421-8876 or visit www.facebook.com/KFARinc.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Kroger is partnering with the Salvation Army in two programs to help those in need have a happy holiday season.
Stores in Kroger's Mid-Atlantic region, which includes West Virginia, have put up Salvation Army Angel Trees to raise money for holiday dinners for children and their families.
Each tree contains ornaments with a local child's first name and age on the front and a barcode on the back. Customers can take the paper ornament off the tree and purchase it at the register for $25.