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A circus comes to town, plant giveaways, and other metro area community news

Be sure to check official websites, Facebook pages or contact numbers to make sure scheduled events are still happening. COMMUNITY EVENTS CARDEN CIRCUS: Acrobats, aerialists, animals, daredevils and clowns will be among the performers at the Carden International Circus when it presents five shows Sept. 23-25 at the Pontchartrain Convention & Civic Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner. […]

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GOP megadonor Peter Thiel to host fundraiser for Arizona Senate candidate Blake Masters

Peter Thiel, president and founder of Clarium Capital Management LLC, speaks during the Bitcoin 2022 conference in Miami, Florida, on Thursday, April 7, 2022. Eva Marie Uzcategui | Bloomberg | Getty Images Republican megadonor Peter Thiel is hosting a fundraiser at his Los Angeles home next week for Arizona Senate candidate Blake Masters after GOP […]

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Historical Society hosts appraisal fair fundraiser

Ever wondered if that family heirloom in the attic has more value than sentimental? Is that painting you picked up at a local garage sale actually a lost work of art? The Cass County Historical Society will help you determine the worth of your personal belongings in an “Antiques Roadshow-type” experience this weekend when appraisers […]

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Pets

‘Paddle for Paws’ provides heartworm treatment to shelter animals

LONGVIEW, Texas (KLTV) – A unique fundraiser offers pet owners a fun way to get close to their four-legged companions by taking them kayaking, canoeing and paddle boarding. Longview Paws is a nonprofit that caters to the animals of the Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center. The organization came up with the Paddle for Paws […]

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H.O.O.V.E.S. host Yellowstone themed fundraiser for veterans

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – A Swanton-based organization hosts a “Party like a Dutton” fundraiser to raise funds to assist veterans in healing from post-traumatic stress disorders. The fundraiser is hosted by the H.O.O.V.E.S. organization, which uses horses to help veterans heal from substance abuse and post-traumatic stress. The event will take place Saturday from 6 […]

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Drama senior class’ “Cabariot” is rock ‘n’ roll fundraiser weekend

The Drama Class of 2023 will present two rock ‘n’ roll cabarets to raise funds for their senior showcase. Performances are in Freedman Theatre. Show times are: 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18   The show will features songs from the following artists: Heart, Kate Bush, Blondie, Joan Jett, Fleetwood Mac, […]

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Fundraiser for P.E.T.S Clinic of Lubbock

LUBBOCK, Texas— P.E.T.S Clinic of Lubbock is a non-profit 501C3 organization and they need our help. They are having a Bark-A Que fundraiser on Thursday, September 15 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., At The Garden, 1801 Buddy Holly Ave. You can enjoy a silent auction, games, food, music and more. Bring your dogs in their […]

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Sports

Tennis To Host College-Am Fundraiser Nov. 12 – UTRGV Athletics

Story Links RIO GRANDE VALLEY – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros men’s and women’s tennis teams will be hosting their first UTRGV Tennis College-Am Fundraiser on Nov. 12 at the Orville Cox Tennis Center.    The event will give amateur players of all ages and experience levels a chance to team up with […]

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Heartland to host Vets for Pets fundraiser

OTTUMWA — The Heartland Humane Society of Ottumwa will host a Vets for Pets Fundraiser event in September. The event will be a tenderloin dinner at the American Legion in Ottumwa, on Friday, Sept. 16 from 5-6:30 p.m. The dinner is offered as a dine-in or carryout. Cost is $10 with tenderloin and two sides. […]

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Non-profit vet saving pets’ lives and owners’ money

TAMPA, Fla. — A non-profit veterinary clinic in Tampa is using an assembly line approach to pet health, and when Dr. Stephanie Sabshin walks into surgery it’s not just a job, it’s a mission. “You go into vet school wanting to help animals and they don’t really teach you how to deal with people in situations when […]