April 24, 2012
-- (Raleigh, North Carolina) Animal World USA is pleased to announce that Governor Bev Perdue has graciously proclaimed 5th Annual North Carolina Week for the Animals Saturday, April 28-May 6, 2012. The special week will highlight the importance that animals play in our lives and join communities together on behalf of the animals throughout the great state of North Carolina.
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. The NC Week for the Animals is bringing together educators, animal shelters, rescue organizations, sanctuaries, businesses, students, musicians, artists, community leaders, and caring citizens in an exciting week of community-building activities.
The fun-filled week will feature awesome pet adoption festivals and events, pet therapy in hospitals, school activities, birdhouse making activites, low cost microchipping, library story-telling and R.E.A.D. dog activities, blessings of the animals, nature events, book signings, low cost spay and neuter opportunities, meet and greet events, pet therapy in classrooms including special needs students, fundraisers for shelters, salute to Ft. Bragg K-9’s and much more! All these events will shine the spotlight on the amazing animals and compassionate people of North Carolina.
Precious lives 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.
We encourage all North Carolinians to become involved and create an event for the animals in your community. If you would like to learn more, become involved, collectively organize an event or list an event, please call 877-454-0807 or visit the official website for complete contact and information at http://ncanimals.org/