Upcoming Events

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We have several events coming up in the next two months. Mark your calendar and plan to join us! We would love to have you. Google maps to all events can be found on our website at the events calendar under “News”.

Annual Meeting-Friday, August 19th at 5:00

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Each year we hold a meeting for our members, volunteers, and all interested community members to share the events and accomplishments from the past year. From heart warming pictures and adoption stories to data on our Community Cats Program and so much more, this is an event that will help you learn about what we do and meet the people responsible for our programs. The Annual Meeting will be held in the Tuxe Center at our Surgical Headquarters on US Highway 27. Please join us. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Gina at g.evers@shelteringhands.org or call 352-840-0663, option #5.

Board Meeting- Friday, August 19th, immediately after the Annual Meeting

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We will hold our regular monthly Board meeting immediately after our Annual Meeting (at approximately 6:00 pm). Everyone is invited and welcome to attend. Our Board meeting will also be in the Tuxe Center at our Surgical Headquarters. For more information, contact Gina at g.evers@shelteringhands.org or call 352-840-0663, option #5.

Volunteer Orientation- Saturday, September 10th from 12:30-1:30

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All new volunteers are asked to attend a general orientation before they begin volunteering. At this meeting you will receive your volunteer handbook and have a chance to ask questions about different areas of volunteering. Join us for a fun session and learn how you can help our cats and the families that love them. No registration is required- just come on out. The orientation will be in the Tuxe Center at our Surgical Headquarters on US Highway 27. For further information, please email Gina at g.evers@shelteringhands.org or call 352-840-0663, option #5.

National Adoption Weekend- September 16th-18th

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Get ready for some precious cats and kittens. During the PetSmart National Adoption Weekend, we will have many wonderful cats and kittens looking for their forever homes. Join us for some special surprises during this quarterly event. For information, please contact our Adoptions Coordinator- Gail at adoptions@shelteringhands.org or give her a call at 352-840-0663, option #1

Fall Garage Sale- Saturday, September 24th from 8-4

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What do you do when you have had a super successful spring garage sale? Well, hold a fall one too! We had many wonderful comments about our spring garage sale and it was a great fundraiser for our group. Thanks to our wonderful volunteers and those who donated, the sale was a hit. Please consider donating, helping or shopping. Donations of gently used merchandise ( no clothing, electronics or large furniture) will be accepted at our Surgical Center on US Highway 27 starting Monday, September 19th. Donations are accepted from 9:30-4 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday before the sale. If you would like to volunteer to help with this event, either sorting and pricing before the event or taking sales on the day of the event, please contact Gina at g.evers@shelteringhands.org or call her at 352-840-0663, option #5. Shoppers, we expect some really great items. All items will be half price from 2-4 on the 24th. Who knows what treasures you may find?

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