Aug. 09--The Animal Welfare Society of Monroe is holding an open house and adoption celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the AWSOM shelter on Godfrey Ridge Drive, off Foxtown Hill Road, in Stroud Township.
Discount adoption fees will be in effect for every AWSOM animal. The event will include face-painting, grooming by Kat, a bake sale, live entertainment by Joe Franzo and a Van Gilder's Jubilee Restaurant cookout.
State Rep. Mario Scavello has volunteered to be in a dunk tank from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., followed by Eric German of Pocono Mountain Harley-Davidson from 3 to 4 p.m. The dunk tank and water are being provided by the Sun Valley Community Association and Stroudsburg Fire Company.
Monetary donations to target Scavello and/or German in the dunk tank can be made via Paypal at awsomanimals.org, with proceeds to benefit the shelter.
Animal adoption hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. To volunteer at the shelter, stop by or call 570-421-3647.
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