Pre-Meeting Sales Tonight: Pancakes With the Easter Bunny Tickets •  $7/ adults • $5 / child • Photos / $10

 

Meeting Agenda    Tuesday, March 26, 2019

  1. Welcome All!

 

  1. Financial Report Karen Arnold

Mardi Gras 4 Paws update

  • Special Events
    1. “Paint Your Pet” Party @ Surf Unlimited March 30 & 31.

Proceeds to Paws-Ability.

 

  1. “Pancakes With the Easter Bunny” – Saturday, April 13 at Highway 55 Burgers in Shallotte 7am-10am. $7 adult. $5 child.

Photos With the Easter Bunny! $10 per pose.

                      Volunteers needed greeters, bus tables, serve coffee/juice.

  1. SpringFest • Friday & Saturday, April 19 & 20, Southport. Chair.- Mary Beth Mount

Volunteers needed. Sign up sheet available.

  1. “Battle of the Bands” Friday & Saturday, April 19 and 20

Sponsored by the Brunswick Chamber of Commerce

Tickets available tonight: $5.

  1. BandFest SB • Sunday, June 2, in Sunset Beach Town Park

Volunteers needed.

Sponsorship opportunity available.

  1. Dental equipment ordered for Fix a Friend.
  2. Petfood donated by Melissa Miller, Dog Daze Pet Supplies.

 

  1. Pet Education Program (PEP)
    1. Jesse Mae’s Spring PEP started Thursday, March 14 Derrillyn Harbeston

Need teacher volunteers if this program is to continue

  1. Update: Stella’s Touch                                                      

 

  1. Adult Cat Adoptions

 

  • Volunteering See Events, Dates, and Contacts at the bottom of this agenda

 

  • Sponsorship opportunity
    1. Sponsorship is available for 3 Upcoming PA events in 2019
    2. Paws-Ability raises funds to help the rescue groups and to promote animal welfare
    3. Sponsorships are critical to each event’s success
    4. Remember to patronize, recognize, and thank our sponsors!

 

VIII.    Reminders

  1. December 2018 newsletter available tonight – Distribute throughout community
  2. We need laptops: Donate used laptops to Paws-Ability
  3.   Memorial Gifts: Donations in memory of or in honor of a pet or a person
    1. Matching Funds & Donations for volunteer hours
    2. Remember Paws-Ability When You’re Shopping Online!
      1. com; Amazon.Smile; Network for Good; Walmart etc
      2. Mason Dixon: LOCAL, a PA business member! Clothing and gift store in Shallotte offering 5% of your purchase to non profit of your choice.
      3. Papa John’s Pizza – use code “Paws30″ when ordering online

 

  1. Paws-Ability Members Opening New Businesses in our Community
    1. Dog Daze Pet Supplies opening March 29 – Melissa Miller & family, Dog Daze Mobile Grooming (Old Georgetown Road Shopping Center)
    2. Delilah’s Brew & Chew opening March 7 – Lisa Rutherford (formerly Hatteras Embroidery Company, north of CVS on Beach Drive)
    3.  
    4. 2019 Events: Mark your calendars . . . SAVE THE DATES
    5. “Pancakes With the Easter Bunny” – Saturday, April 13 at Hwy 55, Shallotte
    6. SpringFest • Friday & Saturday, April 19 & 20, Southport – see Mary Beth Mount
    7. Spring Market – Sunset Beach Waterfront Park – Thurs April 25
    8. Memorial Day Market – Sunset Beach Waterfront Park – Monday, May 27
    9. Summer Markets

                May 2 -0 Oct 10. Thursdays, Sunset Beach Waterfront Park

                Jun 4 – Aug 27. Tuesday, Ocean Isle Beach.

  1. BandFest SB – Sunset Beach Waterfront Park – Sunday, June 2
  2. OIB Labor Day Market. Monday, September 2
  3. Sunset @ Sunset – Sunset Beach, Saturday, October 5
  4. BandFest OIB – Sunday October 13
  5. OysterFest – October 19th & 20th • OIB
  6. Oktoberfest – Saturday, October 26th Calabash
  7. Photos with Santa, Saturday, December 7 • SB Park AND
  8. Photos with Santa, Saturday, December 14 • OIB
  9. Shallotte Holiday Market – Mulberry Park, November 16
  10. Winterfest – Southport Franklin Square Park, Saturday, December 14

 

  1. NEXT MONTH’S MEETING: Last Tuesday of the month: April 30, 6:30 PM, OIB

 

  1. Questions / Concerns / Suggestions / Ideas

 

 

XII.  Get involved!  Contact information below:

Event                                       Chairperson                  E-Mail

Newsletter                                          Ellen Lehrer  newsletter@paws-ability.org

Hope Harbor                            Debbie Eckert           debeckert@gmail.com

Stella’s Touch                          Janie Withers                 janiewithers@paws-ability.org

Event Volunteering                             Anita August a2sunsetbeach@gmail.com

Pet Education Program           Anne Overcash aovercash@pecs.com

                                      Derrillyn Harbeston                  dmshus@gmail.com

Feral cats & TNR                     Jim Baumgarten       bummer3341@yahoo.com

                           Karen Arnold      arnoldkj6997@gmail.com

Fostering for RACE                 Cheri McLain      cbm51@atmc.net

Fostering for AAA                         Jill Jones      jjones2@atmc.net

 

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.  –  Dr Martin Luther King