REPORTING · 4th April 2010
The Looking for Love Animal Shelter held an Easter Open House on Saturday, April 3rd. The building was packed with children, parent’s dogs and activities for the youth to do.
“Well, we’re having a big Easter egg hunt for dogs and children,” said Ron Burnett.
The kids were given an opportunity to find and trade golden tokens for bags of goodies while dog biscuits were hidden in sealed containers at the back lot. Of course, this was not all there was to do. There was also a station for dipping Easter eggs, a colouring station and a room to get a photo taken with the Easter rabbit.
The progress on the animal shelter was also fairly visible. Since Christmas, they have completed most of the painting, the plumbing is almost finished and the ventilation is near completion. The drop ceiling is one of the upcoming items which is coming up shortly.
“We’re still a little bit short to get this shelter completed,” said Burnett. “We’re still around $50,000 depending on what sort of final prices we can get on the windows we still need, the doors we still need the air conditioning / heating ventilation is coming to an end and then there is all the little finishing things, the electrical switches and lights.
They hope to have the shelter complete by mid to late summer. Burnett stated the work in kind from the volunteers who have worked on the shelter is almost even with the funding provided by the District of Kitimat.
In addition, the Humane Society is hosting a fund raising Easter Dinner, Sunday, April 4th upstairs at the Legion.
Trent Vines, Nicole Whitehead, The Easter Bunny and Sam the Dog.
Nicolous and Jacob Cordeiro learn to colour Easter Eggs from Kennedy Clement and Raine Smith
Gabriel and Nathan Komo find golden tolkens amids the garden.
Even dogs got to hunt for treats. Theirs were a little more obvious.