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Posted on: September 8, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Village Staff Creates Pet Calendar To Promote Pet Adoption & Awareness

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Sept. 8, 2015

“We wanted to do something that promotes pet adoption that would be fun for our staff as well,” says Rosanne Terry, Village of Westmont Community Service Office and Animal Control Liaison. “It’s important that people know that there are animal care resources available to them including the information regarding animal adoption and volunteering.”

Terry and Communications Director Larry McIntyre have created a Village People & Their Pets 2016 calendar, which is free and can be downloaded from the Village Website at westmont.illinois.gov. Each month features a picture of a Village staff person with their pet as well as information about pet adoptions and animal fun facts.

“We’re using the calendar to help promote the Westmont Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Pet Promenade event,” says McIntyre. “This event has grown every year and we’re looking forward to our best year ever.”

The Westmont Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Pet Promenade and Picnic in the Park on Saturday, September 12, 2015, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ty Warner Park. The Chamber invites your to bring a picnic, bring your pet, and enjoy the day. For more information, contact the Westmont Chamber at 630-960-5553 or visit their website at westmontchamber.com.

ANIMAL CARE AND ADOPTION RESOURCES ---------------------------

Volunteer, Donate, Adopt, Foster - Support Our Animal Community

DUPAGE ADOPTION SHELTERS/RESOURCES
Hinsdale Humane Society - www.hinsdalehumanesociety.org
DuPage County Animal Control - www.dupageco.org
West Suburban Humane Society - www.wshs-dg.org
Grass Roots Animal Rescue - www.grassrootsanimalrescue.org
Players For Pits - www.playersforpits.com

COOK COUNTY ADOPTION SHELTERS/RESCUES
The Anti-Cruelty Society - www.anticruelty.org
Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control - www.fcacc.org
Chicago Canine Rescue - www.chicagocaninerescue.com
One Tail At A Time - www.onetail.org

SPAY/NEUTER RESOURCE
www.spayillinois.org

QUESTIONS REGARDING PET CARE, VILLAGE ORDINANCES, CAT TRAP-NEUTER-RELEASE PROGRAMS, ANIMAL ADOPTION RESOURCES
Community Service Officer Rosanne Terry
630-981-6378 - rterry@westmont.il.gov

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Contact: Larry McIntyre
Village of Westmont Communications Director
630-417-0280, lmcintyre@westmont.il.gov

2016 Westmont People & Their Pets Calendar
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