Eat Cajun food and help the Humane Society

Published 6:23 am Wednesday, March 13, 2013

With Mardi Gras just recently ended, families may be interested in attending a fun event that will get people in the Louisiana spirit and also benefit the Bainbridge-Decatur County Humane Society.

On Friday, April 5, the Humane Society will hold a Bingo Night and jambalaya dinner at the First United Methodist Church located at 200 E. Shotwell St. in Bainbridge.

Jambalaya, a dish featuring sausage, rice, and cajun spices will be served, and hot dogs will be available upon request.

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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.

There will also be a raffle for a chocolate layer cake.

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 comprised of items needed by the shelter.