The Animal Protective League (APL), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to assisting ill, injured and abandoned homeless animals, will hold its annual Chili Supper and Paw Paw Patch Bazaar on, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2200 Meadowbrook Road, in Springfield. The event will be held from
Tickets are $7 per person and include a choice of chili with or without meat, a hot dog or cornbread with the vegetarian meal, dessert and drink. Participants may eat-in or carryout.
The annual Paw Paw Patch Bazaar will offer baked goods and many unique and seasonal craft items. APL clothing will be for sale and the organization will also be taking orders for Christmas greenery, which are sold each year to support APL and its programs. All proceeds from the annual chili supper and bazaar benefit APL homeless cats and dogs.
APL will also have adoptable animals on site in the new Mobile Pet Adoption Center fromThis 30-foot-long trailer is self-contained shelter on wheels, with a generator to power the lights and climate-control system. Our cats and dogs travel safely in a heated/air-conditioned trailer specially outfitted with comfortable, sturdy cages and a meet-and-greet room where animals can interact one-on-one with potential adopters. If you have not seen our Mobile Pet Adoption Center yet, this is a great opportunity to experience it first hand and meet our adoptable animals.
Do you love to bake or enjoy making crafts? APL is seeking donations of both baked goods for the bake sale and craft items for the bazaar. Donations may be dropped at the shelter on Friday, October 23 fromPlease note the shelter office is closed from Items may also be dropped off Saturday, October 24 at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Meadowbrook Rd. from and again on Sunday, October 25 from
APL's shelter at 1001 Taintor Road in Springfield is open every day from noon to www.apl-shelter.org.for adoptions. For additional information on adoptions, volunteering or making a donation, call the Animal Protective League at 544-PETS (7387) or check the group's web site at