Animal Advocates host pancake breakfast

Published 7:00 am Thursday, December 4, 2014

This Saturday, the Animal Advocates of Pearl River County will host a pancake breakfast fundraiser. Proceeds will be utilized to benefit abused animals in the county.
The group was founded in March of this year, president Bobbie Shute said.
“Our main focus is to educate our community about animal abuse and how to prevent it and report it to law enforcement authorities,” Shute said. “We are not set up to do things on a large scale, but we rescue, provide treatment and find foster homes for the animals.”
Shute said the group advocates harsher punishments for animal abuse cases on a city, county and state level.
Animal Advocates partners with the Pearl River County SPCA. The groups volunteered during the recent seizure of more than 70 animals from the home of Lynne Hackney and Miles Allen.
“I would love to eliminate animal abuse,” Shute said.
The group’s first fundraiser is Saturday’s pancake breakfast.
Pancakes, sausage and juice will be served, Shute said.
The breakfast will be held at Applebee’s located at 715 Memorial Blvd. in Picayune.
The event will last from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and the cost per ticket is a $5 donation.
Interested parties may contact Shute at 601-463-0174.
Shute said she welcomes any and all new members to the Animal Advocates. Membership fees are $10 a year.
Find the group on Facebook at Animal Advocates of Pearl River County.

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