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Pizza Hut’s Pizza Wednesday Fundraiser – February 26

Pizza Hut’s Pizza Wednesday Fundraiser – February 26

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- Enjoy some pizza well helping cats by printing this flier from Crash’s Landing & Big Sid’s Sanctuary website.

Visit your local Pizza Hut on Feb. 26  anytime between 11 a.m. and 11 p.m., present this flier and 20 percent of your total bill will be donated to Crash’s Landing & Big Sid’s Sanctuary.

Participating locations are on the flier.  Dine in, delivery and carry out are available. 

Visit www.crashslanding.org for additional details and the flier.

Living Nativity returns for its 18th year

 Living Nativity returns for its 18th year

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- This live re-enactment of the Christmas story  takes place on three consecutive nights, starting Friday, Dec. 13 at Brookside Christian Reformed Church.

Performances complete with live animals are scheduled for 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. each evening. Warm up in the Activity Center with a cup of hot chocolate, sample cookies, visit with the Neighbors in Nazareth and take part in activities and crafts.

Brookside Christian Reformed Church is located at 3600 Kalamazoo Avenue SE in Grand Rapids. The event is open to the entire community and admission is free.

For more information, call (616) 452-3191 or visit www.brooksidecrc.org.

Pizza Hut Fundraiser Night on October 23

Pizza Hut Fundraiser Night on October 23

Fourteen local Pizza Hut locations on Wednesday, October 23 from 11am to 11pm will donate 20% of the customer’s bill to Crash’s Landing & Big Sid’s Sanctuary.

Go to www.crashslanding.org locate Upcoming events for October 23 Pizza Hunt Fundraiser to print flier for participating locations; must present flier with your order.

Call: (616)821-6065 or more information.

Join the Cause

Join the Cause

Are you a person who would like a dog but not sure if you could make a real commitment? The following may just be a reality check for you. If you are a person with lots of patience, check this out. It is such a worthy cause and a way to see if you, yourself might eventually become a pet owner.

Join the Cause!!! Paws with a Cause organization is looking for people to raise a future Assistance Dog. Join PAWS for an informational orientation on Monday, July 29th at 6:00pm at the Paws with a Cause National Headquarters, located at 4646 So. Division in Wayland, MI.

Please RSVP to jthorington@pawswithacause.org or call, 1-800-253-7297 to reserve your spot.

Dancing dogs help the Humane Society of West Michigan July 21

Dancing dogs help the Humane Society of West Michigan July 21

WALKER, Mich.— Last year, organizers of "POMA for Pets" raised $6,000 for the Humane Society of West Michigan; this year they hope to beat that number, with the help of dancing dogs.

“POMA for Pets"  is presented by the Professional Orchestral Musicians Association of Grand Rapids (POMA-GR) and includes musical performances, dancing dogs and a tribute to service dogs.

The event is sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. John D’Asaro, Ada Hospital for Animals and Whiskers Resort and Pet Spa. 

The event will take place Sunday, July 21 at 3 p.m. at Wealthy Street Theatre, located at 1130 Wealthy St. SE in Grand Rapids.

Honoring West Michigan's service dogs

Honoring West Michigan's service dogs

WALKER, Mich.—The Humane Society of West Michigan is looking for service dogs, police dogs and retired military dogs to honor during its annual fundraiser, “POMA for Pets.”

The fundraiser is presented by the Professional Orchestral Musicians Association of Grand Rapids (POMA-GR) and includes musical performances, dancing dogs and a tribute to service dogs.

The event is sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. John D’Asaro, Ada Hospital for Animals and Whiskers Resort and Pet Spa.  Last year, “POMA for Pets” raised $6,000 for the Humane Society of West Michigan; organizers hope to beat that number this year.

The event will take place Sunday, July 21 at 3 p.m. at Wealthy Street Theatre, located at 1130 Wealthy St. SE in Grand Rapids.

Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals

CASCADE, MI - Are you an animal lover who is looking for a fun morning in the park?  You are invited to a special “Blessing of the Animals” on Sunday, July 14th at 9:30am at the pavilion in Cascade Township Park. 

Bring your favorite fish, furry, or feathered friend along with leashes, crates, water bowls, and anything else necessary to keep your pet safe, secure, and comfortable.  Extra lawn chairs are recommended for the two-legged types.

The blessing will be part of a special outdoor worship service by Genesis United Methodist Church.  Genesis is asking that animal lovers help spread the word at your vet clinics, pet stores, feed supply stores, volunteer animal rescue operations, and adoption agencies.

There will also be special featured critters from the Lowell Farm & Wildlife Center. 

Cascade Township Park is located at 3810 Thornapple River Drive.