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Fundraiser, festival Saturday to help Pets In Distress

Submitted by Pets in Distress
updated: 9/29/2017 9:40 AM

CARBONDALE - Residents of southern Illinois are invited to a "Pets in Distress Festival and Fundraiser", noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Turley Park, 1010 N. Glenview Drive, in Carbondale.

The festival will offer a variety of fun activities for a $5 (or more) donation. Donations of pet food, treats, and new dog-safe toys will also be accepted. Items will be available for sale. Music from The Violet Hour will be featured. Dogs must be leashed and non-aggressive.

This event is sponsored by Computer World Services and Friends of Carbondale Dog Parks. Proceeds will benefit St. Francis Community Animal Rescue & Education, Wright-Way Rescue, and Friends of Carbondale Dog Parks.

Friends of Carbondale Dog Parks (FCDP) is a 501(c)3 organization working with the City of Carbondale and the Carbondale Park District to establish the best location and most viable features for building Carbondale's first public dog park.

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