Humane Society Hosts Annual MeetingApril 17, 2012
The Humane Society of Elkhart County will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, May 23 at 6:00 p.m. at Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center located at 240 U.S. 20 in Middlebury. Residents interested in advancing animal welfare on a local level or would like to learn more about the Humane Society of Elkhart County are encouraged to attend.
A focus at this year’s meeting with be on low cost spay and neuter and implications locally to the Michiana region. Dr. Kari Hatch of the Animal Birth Control (ABC) Clinic, the area’s only low cost spay and neuter clinic along with Pet Refugee’s Pam Comer will be on a panel to give an update on the clinic and its progress. In addition, guests can learn more about the Humane Society of Elkhart County with an awards program followed by the nonprofit’s business meeting.
“The Humane Society’s annual meeting is a time of reflection and celebration,” said Anne Reel, executive director, Humane Society of Elkhart County. “We take an overview of our activities last year and give residents a glimpse of what is on the horizon for this year.”
Last year alone the Humane Society of Elkhart County touched the lives of over 11,000 animals with over half of those animals coming into the actual shelter.
Individuals who wish to attend may call the Humane Society at 574-848-4225 or RSVP online at http://www.elharthumaensociety.org and make reservations for a delicious dinner served family style which will cost $16.00. Guests are asked to please RSVP by May 18. Those who wish to join as members of the Humane Society may also do so that evening. Membership is $25.00 for an individual for voting privileges at the annual meeting.