Lions Club Preps For Dog Walk
Written by Eoin Devereux
Wednesday, 09 May 2012
The Portage la Prairie Lions Club is asking you to throw your support behind one of its biggest fundraising events of the year. The Annual Purina Walk for Guide Dogs is set for May 27th from the Lions Den to the Yellowquill School and back again.
Lions Club Rep Ann Street says the day raises funds to help finance the training of special skills guide guide dog for people with medical of physical disabilities.
Street says pledge forms are out at all the pet stores, kennels and groomers in Portage la Prairie. The Lions Foundation of Canada started this initiative in 1983 and more than 1500 guide dogs have been trained and given out to individuals with disabilities.