Humane Society holding fundraisers

Published 6:51 am Friday, February 22, 2013

Animal lovers may be interested in participating in two upcoming fundraisers that will benefit the Bainbridge-Decatur County Humane Society.

The Humane Society will host its annual book fair fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 23, between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church on East Broughton Street. Proceeds will benefit the Bainbridge Animal Shelter.

On Friday, March 1, the Humane Society will hold a bingo night and lasagna at the First Presbyterian Church, located at 200 E. Shotwell Street in Bainbridge.

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Both meat lasagna and vegetable lasagna will be available. Supper will be served at 6 p.m., with bingo to be played between 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. There will also be door prizes. Admission is a $10 donation for adults and a $5 donation for children and includes supper and a bingo card. Extra bingo cards can be provided for a suggested donation of $1 per card or six cards for $5.

To find out more about adopting a cat or dog, visit the Bainbridge Animal Shelter on Cox Avenue near the Bill Reynolds Sports Park, call (229) 246-0101, or visit The animal shelter is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sunday by appointment only.

Animal lovers can also donate to support the care of animals at the shelter by visiting the Humane Society’s Web site. The Humane Society also has a link to an wishlist of items needed by the shelter.