May 4 , 2007
For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Angela Speed
Phone: (414) 431-6104
MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
Wisconsin Humane Society to Present Kindness Awards
MILWAUKEE – The Wisconsin Humane Society will kick off National Be Kind to Animals (BKA) Week, May 6-12, 2007, by hosting an awards ceremony on May 6 at 1:00p.m. Every year the Wisconsin Humane Society takes this opportunity to honor people in our community who have shown exceptional dedication to animal welfare. Award categories include Humane Educator of the Year, Animal Hero Award and Kind Kid Awards.
WHAT: Be Kind to Animals Awards Ceremony
WHEN: Sunday, May 6, 2007 1:00p.m. – 2:00p.m.
WHERE: Wisconsin Humane Society, 4500 W. Wisconsin Ave.
WHO: Children and adults from around the Greater Milwaukee area who have shown great compassion for animals over the past year will be awarded. Two dogs will also be receiving awards for demonstrating heroic actions to save humans.
WHY: This year, Be Kind to Animals Week will be celebrated nationally from May 6-12. The Wisconsin Humane Society joins humane organizations across the nation 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 compassion.
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Interview/Photo Op: A WHS staff member will be available for questions. Please contact Angela Speed at 414.431.6104 or Dezarae Hartwig Jones at 414.431.6159 if you can stop by. Thank you!
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For more information about Avian Odyssey or to schedule an interview with an event representative, call Angela Speed at 414.431.6104.