NOW:53207:USA00949
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA00949
82°
H 90° L 70°
Cloudy | 16MPH

Milwaukee Brewer Martin Maldonado Will Join Teammates, Mat Gamel and Cody Ransom At The MECA Vest A k-9 Fest! Wendy Strong TV Reporter From The Milwaukee Business Journal To MC!

July 11, 2012

Milwaukee WI, July 11, 2012 – At least, three Milwaukee Brewers will attend the inaugural “Vest A K-9 Fest” this Saturday, July 14th at Milwaukee Emergency Center For Animals.

Brewers current catcher Martin Maldonado just confirmed that he too, will be attending this special event to help MECA Wisconsin Police Canine Vest Foundation, Inc. raise awareness and crucial funds needed to help vest Wisconsin police dogs with bullet resistant and stab-proof vests and to assist the organization raise awareness of the need for police dogs and the k-9 equipment needed to protect and serve the public.

The Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals (MECA) located at 3670 S. 108th Street in Greenfield Wisconsin will be hosting the event on Saturday, July 14th from 10am until 5pm. Wendy Strong, broadcast reporter for the Milwaukee Business Journal will be Master of Ceremonies.

Families are encouraged to attend as there will be plenty of things to do from watching police demonstrations and agility, to food, raffles, silent auction, music, a bounce house for kids and more!

Nationwide, more than 12 police dogs die each year while in the line of duty. Police dogs are important and valuable partners to our law enforcement and play vital roles in fighting crime in our communities by saving the lives of citizens, as well as their human police officers.

For more information you can log onto www.mecavestak9policedog.org or call 414-543-7387.

The MECA Wisconsin Police Canine Vest Foundation, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization working in conjunction with the Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals and Specialty Services (MECA) to protect every police dog in the state of Wisconsin by providing them with bullet proof and stab proof vests.
# # #

For more information, or to schedule an interview, contact Debra Lopez Public Relations at 262-989-0604
or email Debra Lopez at DLopez7@sbcglobal.net.
 

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Oak Creek baseball team rallies big 7/19

» Search of phone leads police to suspects in South Milwaukee gun thefts 7/17

» South Milwaukee registers sewage overflow into Lake Michigan tributary 7/15

» City delays decision on $1.2 million claim involving detective 7/14

» Tesla settles lemon lawsuit, agrees to pay Franklin man $127,000 Updated:  7/14

» Suzy's Cheesecakes facility wins final Oak Creek approval Updated:  7/9

» We Energies seeks to modify Oak Creek power plant 7/8

» 5 Wisconsin men caught with 100 walleye over limit in North Dakota 7/5

» Sustachek's no-hitter lifts Oak Creek baseball team to GMC title 7/3

» Patrick Cudahy statue to be rededicated for park's 100th anniversary 7/3

» Hales Corners CPA charged with federal tax fraud Updated:  7/2

» Falls pitcher Ty Weber strikes out 12 in 4-3 win over Oak Creek 6/24

» Bartolottas' Miss Beverly's Deluxe Barbeque is opening July 11 in Greendale 6/24

» Woman arrested after rubbing feces on wall of boyfriend's home 6/24

» Police called when large fight breaks out at bar 6/23

» Milwaukee suburbs Fourth of July 2014 celebrations 6/20

» Turchin's grand slam lifts Oak Creek baseball team past Franklin, 6-2 6/19

» Social media photos of the June 18 storms around Southeast Wisconsin 6/18

» Fire destroys trailer home in Franklin 6/14

» 2nd suspect sought in string of armed robberies, carjacking Updated:  6/12

» Joy Global expands into Oak Creek 6/12

» Woman arrested for drug trafficking after police find drugs in her hotel room 6/12

» 2 arrested when off-duty officer sees woman put on tourniquet 6/6

» Woman warned about making threats in fight about vacuuming 6/5

» Woman says ex-boyfriend harassed her with revealing photo 6/3

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Local Business Directory

Deal Watch - Milwaukee

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals

CONNECT