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Society to Present Kindness Awards
– The Wisconsin Humane Society will kick off National
Be Kind to Animals (BKA) Week (May 1-7, 2005) by
hosting a BKA Awards Ceremony May 1 at 1 p.m. Every
year the Wisconsin Humane Society takes this opportunity
to honor people in our community who have shown
an exceptional dedication to animal welfare. Award
categories include Humane Educator of the Year and
the Kind Kid Awards. In addition, a man who rescued
a drowning dog from an icy river will receive the
Kind Hero Award.
Be Kind to Animals Awards Ceremony
Sunday, May 1, 2005
Wisconsin Humane Society
4500 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee , Wis.
Children and adults from around the Greater Milwaukee
area who have shown a great amount of compassion
for animals over the past year will be awarded.
These individuals have done everything from compassionately
delivering humane teachings to rescuing an animal
from beneath ice.
Be Kind to Animals Week was started in 1915 by the
American Humane Association. This year Be Kind to
Animals Week will be celebrated nationally from
May 1-7. The Wisconsin Humane Society joins other
humane organizations from around the county in recognizing
the important role that animals play in everyone's
lives. This week is also a time to educate everyone
about the importance of treating all animals with
Humane Society BKA ceremony is specifically designed
to honor people who truly represent the WHS mission
of building a community where people value animals
and treat them with respect and kindness.