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
55°
H 67° L 51°
Rain | 6MPH

MECA's Angels for Animals

Dec. 3, 2013


Will MECA’S Angels for Animals Unite This Year?

The Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals is asking for Help This Holiday Season Teaming up with Wisconsin Humane Society, HAWS in Waukesha, MADACC and Elmbrook Humane Society to Encourage Holiday Kindness for Homeless Animals

Milwaukee, WI (December 2, 2013) - With the holidays fast approaching, Veterinarian Specialist, Dr. Marla Lichtenberger owner of The Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals is already thinking about those who will be less fortunate this time of year.

While she donates much of her free time raising money to help protect Police K-9 heroes by way of her recently formed foundation, today Dr. Lichtenberger continues to underscore her passion and love for animals with the launch of her new campaign
called MECA's Angels for Animals Holiday Tree Giving sponsored by MECA and
Animal Fairy Charities.

The public is encouraged to visit The Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals (MECA) or any of the participating animal shelters from December 1st
through December 31st to choose a special ornament from the Angels for Animals Holiday Tree. Ornaments can be purchased for $20.00 each with all proceeds going to the individual shelter where that specific ornament was created. Best of all, each ornament will also include a wish list item for those who wish to do more.

“This campaign is very special,” said Dr. Lichtenberger. “We've teamed up with the
largest animal shelters in Southeastern Wisconsin in effort to raise awareness as well as donations for the thousands of homeless pets who will remain in shelters during the holidays,” she added.

Participating shelters include the Wisconsin Humane Society, The Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS) in Waukesha, Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission (MADACC) and The Elmbrook Humane Society. Each organization will feature their own Angels for Animals Holiday Tree with ornaments crafted by shelter
volunteers.

"We are hoping this campaign will inspire more people to show kindness and empathy toward animals during the Holidays by getting involved," Said Dr. Lichtenberger. It's also an excellent time of year and a perfect way to teach children a lesson in compassion through the positive interaction with animals,” Lichtenberger added.

For more information or to set up an interview with Dr. Lichtenberger please Debra at
262-989-0604.
 

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

» YEA! Greendale student program seeks additional business partners 5/21

» Milwaukee County Historical Society to host Trimborn Heritage Weekend 5/20

» Local police assemble for seat belt enforcement 5/20

» Greendale Marching Band to be featured in Colder's commercial 5/20

» Department of Transportation to update local businesses about South 27th Street construction 5/19

» Oak Creek's historical society begins tour season on Memorial Day 5/18

» Oak Creek High School track now open to public Saturday mornings 5/18

» Company behind Franklin High School's new floor wins national awards for design 5/13

» Let us know about your Memorial Day event 5/13

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Massive overhaul of area conferences could be afoot 5/13

» Heart the City 5K/10K to raise awareness for area homeless 5/13

» Oak Creek Health Department to host anti-drug abuse presentation just for parents 5/12

» Winter's not through with us yet 5/12

» Caterpillar consolidating space, but no layoffs will result 5/11

» Root River Theatre Company presents "Speed-the-Plow" 5/11

» Wauwatosa woman reportedly thwarted in attempt to rob dog grooming shop 5/10

» South Milwaukee Police ask for help locating missing siblings 5/2

» Investigation: Family behind collapsed Falls building has a history of neglecting properties Updated:  5/1

» Spring into Greendale event to be held May 9 4/30

» Public invited to create Georgie Porgie's next 'burger of the month' 4/30

» Greendale High School Marching Band earns spot in Macy's prestigious parade 4/29

» Greendale voters approve transfer of school district property to village for proposed vet memorial 4/28

» Franklin Police Department to host women's self-defense class 4/28

» Milwaukee Y extends summer day camps to county sports complex 4/28

» Early morning vandal trashes Southwood Glen Elementary School in Franklin 4/27

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

Advertisement

CONNECT