Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The nonprofit, which sells high-end labels at its consignment store, partners with Hello Bully, The Butler County Humane Society and other organizations to help end pet homelessness.
It was because of her deep passion—and deep concern—for homeless animals in the area that Nancy Lee decided to open WearWoof Inc., a non-profit that saves pets—with fashion. “I love animals and just wanted to do something,” said Ben Avon resident Lee, the executive director of WearWoof. “I’m not the person who should be fostering or going to work at the shelter because I get too emotionally involved, but this is definitely something I can do without crying myself to sleep every night.” WearWoof Inc. is a North Hills-based animal welfare organization that is using second-hand fashion to end pet homelessness through its support of the many local shelters and rescues in the region, including Hello Bully, which has a halfway house in Cranberry…
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Forget dinner and flowers, we've got some unique ideas that will deliver Cupid’s arrow straight to your beloved’s heart.
Did Valentine's Day sneak up on you? Whether you're shopping for a new romance, an old flame or for your child, we've got you covered. Show your loved one that you care with one of these last minute gift ideas. Say it With Sweets Head to Stor Haus Bakery in Harmony to get some sweets for your sweetie or order some of the award-winning cupcakes from Tin Man Sweets in Evans City. While you’re in Evans City, don’t forget to grab your girl or guy (or little one) some chocolates at Wendereusz’s Candy & More on East Main Street. If you’re traveling across the Allegheny County line, make a quick stop at Bartram House Bakery in Pine to pick up some special treats for the whole family. Have a Heart for Animals This one has the “awwww” factor. …
Monday, February 13, 2012
Patch gives you a rundown of what's going on around the community.
What’s going on in your child’s school? Find out in person when Seneca Valley school officials meet at 8 p.m. Monday at the Intermediate High School in Jackson Township. Treat your sweetie to a Valentine’s Day dinner on Tuesday at one of fabulous restaurants in the Cranberry area. We’re thinking Restaurant Echo, Siba, Springfield Grille or the newly opened Tamari restaurant in Warrendale would be good places to romance your honey. But first, pick up a dozen roses at Gerard Boeh Flowers on Route 19 or the Cranberry Giant Eagle. If your special someone has a heart for four-legged friends, head to the Bottlebrush Gallery in Harmony from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday for a Valentine’s Day party to benefit the Butler County Humane Society. There will …
Friday, October 21, 2011
Saturday's annual golf ball drop from a helicopter will benefit the Red Cross and the Butler County Humane Society.
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Friday, October 21, 2011
While weather always is difficult to predict, the forecast shows it will be raining golf balls Saturday at The Hotel Beacon in Renfrew. The American Red Cross in Butler County is partnering with the Butler County Humane Society for the second year in a row for the Golf Ball Drop fundraiser. The event will kick off at 11 a.m. WPXI-TV’s Chopper 11 will dump 1,000 golf balls at 12:30 p.m. onto a green created on The Hotel Beacon’s grounds. The owner of the first ball to go into the hole (or the ball closest to the pin) will win $1,000. The individually numbered golf balls sell for $10 each. All proceeds support the two charities. Scott Snyder, executive director of the Red Cross in Beaver, Butler, Lawrence and Mercer counties, said he came up…