September events for shelters


Dinner and Auction
Highland Animal Shelter is holding a Dinner and Auction at the Highland Country Club on October 4th starting at 6pm. For details contact Marilyn at 618-644-2327.

70’s Dance Party
You know you want to! Cut a rug in your finest bell-bottoms on Sept 27 in Alton, IL. All money raised goes to Hope Rescue.
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Wine for Whiskers
Enjoy a buffet and wine at the Weingarten in Belleville on Sept 11 at 6 pm. Proceeds go to the Belleville Humane Society.
More info here.

Trivia Night
St. Louis Senior Dog Project rescues older dogs from shelters to offer them more appropriate foster homes as they await adoption. Old dogs are my favorite, so I’m a fan of this group! They’re having a trivia night fundraiser Sept 20.
Click here for details.

Three Fun Running Events:

Race for Rescues
We attended this 5K at Belleville West High School last year and had a ball. We’ll be returning to help out the Belleville Area Humane Society. Awards for people AND dogs! Race starts Oct 5 at 9am.
More info and sign-up here.

Wag N Walk
This dog-friendly event is a 5K run/walk along with kids events, pet contests, and more! All proceeds go to Metro-East Humane Society in Glen Carbon, IL. Starts 8am on Sept 20.
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Mutt N Me
The Monroe County Humane Society is having  their annual 5K run or 1 mile walk. This dog-friendly event has grown by leaps and bounds every year! It’s Sept 13 in Columbia, IL
Click here for details.