A Hole-in-One for Animals

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Annual golf tournament raises $180,000 for Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA

PASADENA, Calif. (April 17, 2017) – – The 18th annual Doglegs, Birdies & Eagles Golf Tournament teed off on Monday, April 10, at the historic Annandale Golf Club for the first time. More than $180,000 was raised for the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA’s (PHS) programs and services, exceeding the $150,000 goal set by event organizers. Proceeds from the tournament will help provide nourishing food, safe shelter and veterinary care to the approximately 12,000 animals PHS cares for every year.

TournamentEvents_041017_015More than 112 golfers participated in the annual fundraiser for the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA. The day began with a putting contest, a full 18-hole round of golf and an exciting opportunity drawing. A cocktail reception, silent and live auction and awards dinner concluded the event. The surprise guest of the evening was Maggie, a 6-month-old beagle puppy rescued by the Pasadena Humane Society after surviving a hit-and-run car accident and adopted by a member of the Doglegs, Birdies & Eagles committee.
“Thank you to all the attendees, sponsors, and volunteers who chipped in to help the animals,” says PHS President/CEO Julie Bank. “The tournament was a great success and we are happy to have found a new home at Annandale Golf Club.”

The event was sponsored by Unified Grocers, Albertson’s Vons Foundation, Community Bank, Trader Joe’s, Santa Anita Park, Merrill Lynch, Nestle USA, Advantage Ford Lincoln, Gamble Jones Investment Council, The Hat, Beverly C. Marksbury, Nancy and Al Plamann, Julie and Vaughn Starnes, Marilyn and Gene Buchanan, Mary Ann and Bob Fidler, Gillan Abercrombie Frame, Carol Ann Kirby, and Weta and Allen Mathies.

The shelter’s next signature event the 19th annual Wiggle Waggle Walk is set for Sunday, September 24, at Brookside Park in Pasadena. Fetch more information at pasadenahumane..

About the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA
The Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA is a donor-supported, non-profit organization that provides animal care and services for homeless and owned animals in the Greater Los Angeles Area. The organization is dedicated to promoting humane treatment and compassionate care for all animals. The animals in its care come from 11 animal control contract cities, as well as partner shelters across the Los Angeles area and beyond. The Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA also offers lifesaving programs and services to the community that support the human-animal bond and keep pets in homes.