Homeward Bound Pet Shelter hosting fundraising events

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DECATUR - Homeward Bound Pet Shelter officials say they will host their "Dog Days of Summer" 12-hour fundraiser on August 26.

The fundraiser will be held at three Land of Lincoln Credit Union locations in Decatur, from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.  Volunteers and adoptable pets will be at all three locations to receive donations during this event.  

As part of this event, Homeward Bound Pet Shelter will be selling Krispy Kreme Doughnuts from 6:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m.  The doughnuts will be sold for $7 per dozen, and can be picked up at the Land of Lincoln locations on Mound and Prosperity.  Orders of 20 or more dozen can also be delivered.  You must pre-order the doughnuts by August 21 by calling Teri Moore at (217) 875-8850.

Officials say their "Dog Days of Summer" initiative will culminate in a special event at Timbuktu on August 29, from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.  Attendees will be able to enjoy live music, appetizers, a silent auction, and cash bar.  Tickets for this event are $25 at the door, or $20 if purchased in advance by calling (217) 875-8850.  You must be 21 years of age or older to attend this event.

Proceeds from this event will be used to help shelter and rehabilitate pets until they can be placed into permanent homes.  If you would like to make a donation, but cannot make it to these events, you may donate by phone by calling (217) 876-1266 or by visiting www.homewardboundpetshelter.com.

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