Humane Society of the Palm Beaches

Countdown 2 Zero Adoption Event scheduled for Saturday, September 12, 2015

July 13, 2015

For Immediate Release:

July 13, 2015

 

Media Contact:

Cara MacVane: 561.685.2342

CMacVane@aol.com

 

Countdown 2 Zero Adoption Event scheduled for

Saturday, September 12, 2015

 

Palm Beach County, FL- The second annual Countdown 2 Zero Adoption Event, presented by The Lois Pope LIFE Foundation, Inc., will take place on Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm inside the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach.  This free event will feature several hundred of Palm Beach County's best dogs, cats, kittens, and  puppies available for adoption.

Organized by Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League and Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control, the Countdown 2 Zero Adoption Event is a collaborative effort of more than two dozen local animal rescue organizations to save the lives of animals in Palm Beach County.  In 2014, over 25 local animal rescue organizations participated in this exciting event and even more are expected this year.  Over 300 animals found their forever homes at last year's inaugural event.

"This will be the biggest one day adoption event in the history of Palm Beach County,” said Rich Anderson, Executive Director & CEO of Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League.  “We hope to see as many as 500 pets adopted this year.”

Both admission and parking are free for the Countdown 2 Zero Adoption Event.  Many of the rescue groups will be offering special discounts and adoption incentives, and all new pet parents will receive special gifts.  Plus rabies tags will be complimentary for each adopted pet.

Sponsors to date include: Presenting Sponsor -The Lois Pope LIFE Foundation, Inc.; Animal Farm Foundation; C4 Rents; The Palm Beach Post; Scenthound Dogwash & Care, and 97.9 WRMF, SUNNY 107.9, 103.1 WIRK & X 102.3.  

About C2Z:

Countdown 2 Zero is public/private community collaboration, initiated by Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control, the Board of County Commissioners and Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League to bring animal welfare organizations together and end the euthanasia of adoptable animals in Palm Beach County. The Countdown 2 Zero Adoption Event is a collaborative effort between local animal rescues in an effort to save lives.  To learn more visit www.countdown2zero.org.

 There are sponsorship opportunities still available.  Please call 561-472-8873 or email  info@countdown2zero.org for more information.

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