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Governor Barbour Proclaims 3rd Annual Mississippi Week for the Animals November 5-13, 2011
The special governor-proclaimed week will highlight the importance that animals play in our lives and bring communities together on behalf of the animals throughout the great state of Mississippi.
This statewide event is designed to celebrate and build awareness on behalf of all animals, as well as recognize the organizations and citizens who support them. Mississippi Week for the Animals is once again bringing together educators, advocates, animal shelters, rescue organizations, sanctuaries, businesses, students, musicians, artists, community leaders, and caring citizens in an exciting week of community-building activities.
The exciting week will feature awesome pet adoption festivals and events, pet therapy in hospitals, art activities, horse events, educational activities, bird watching/walking tours, kid’s art days, library story-telling and R.E.A.D. activities, blessings of the animals, low cost and free spay and neuter opportunities, meet and greet events, pet therapy, 5 K's, salute to working/search & rescue K-9’s, community festivals and much more!
All these events will shine the spotlight on the amazing animals and compassionate people of Mississippi who love them. The week presents a unique opportunity to change the history for the animals by collectively wfavv coming together.
Precious lives which will be saved and communities will be transformed during this week through a wide variety of animal-related events and activities. Special events are being scheduled and can be viewed on the website calendar, and more are being added regularly. If you would like to learn more, become involved, list an event, please call 877-454-0807 or visit the official website at http://www.mississippianimals.org/
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Inspiring, educating and empowering communities to understand, love and protect
the amazing animals of our world. Primary campaign is global Animal World USA-International Weeks for the Animals along with Animal World USA magazine, ASTRO educational program and Youth Leadership award.