Friday, August 14, 2009
For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Angela Speed
Phone: (414) 431-6104
MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
Children Graduate with Doggie Diplomas
MILWAUKEE – Today, select Milwaukee-area students, ages 10 to 13, will graduate from the Wisconsin Humane Society’s violence prevention program, People Animals Learning (PAL,) and show off their newly learned dog training skills to parents and friends. We welcome you to recognize Milwaukee kids who are doing great things in the community! This is the last PAL session of the summer!
WHAT: PAL Graduation
WHEN: Friday, August 14, 2009,
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Wisconsin Humane Society, 4500 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53208
WHY: Select Milwaukee-area students, ages 10 to 13, will graduate from the violence
prevention PAL Program and show off their newly learned dog training skills to
parents and friends.
PAL provides children with positive experiences working with animals. The kids learn the values of hard work, cooperation and compassion as they teach Wisconsin
Humane Society dogs appropriate manners.
PAL is a nationally-recognized violence prevention program developed by the
Wisconsin Humane Society to teach at-risk youth kindness and empathy.
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Interview/Photo Opportunity: Dezarae Jones Hartwig, Education Manager, will be available to speak with the media on Friday. Please call Angela Speed at (414)431-6104 to confirm attendance.