Human Society of Iredell
Adoption fairs: The next adoption fairs are10 a.m. May 28 and June 11; check Facebook to confirm both dogs and cats have adoption fairs. Dogs, puppies are some cats and kittens can be see at the Adoption Center, 110 Robinson Road (at N.C. 150, by Big Daddy’s), Mooresville. and other cats and kittens are at the Mooresville PetSmart. Check out the animals available at HumaneSocietyofIredell.org. You can also get pre-approved for adoption and learn more about fostering and volunteering.
HSI Food Bank: HSI maintains an animal food bank that assists up to 100 Iredell County families a month who need assistance feeding their animal family members. The need for food is high in the hot summer months. The greatest needs are:
▪ Dry cat and kitten food
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▪ Dry dog and puppy food
▪ Wet cat, kitten, dog and puppy food
▪ Cat and dog treats
▪ Clumping unscented cat litter
▪ Kitten milk replacement
HSI offers credit for school service hours for food and litter drives. HSI regularly posts on its Facebook page the needs for specific food/supplies, as well as office supplies, electronics and furniture.
Honored: Police Capt. Jeff Ramsey was named Employee of the Quarter for January - March 2016. Ramsey has been employed with the Cornelius Police Department since Aug. 12, 1991. He has served the town longer than any other current officer.
On Aug.1, Ramsey will retire from the Police Department. He has served in nearly every capacity including Patrol Officer, Patrol Sergeant, Patrol Lieutenant, Patrol Captain, and his current assignment of Support Services Captain. He is the lead firearms instructor.
You now can publish your events each week online and in the Community News sections of The Charlotte Observer.
You can enter the “Happening nearby” calendar items yourself. Go to events.charlotteobserver.com, click on “Add Event,” and enter your information. Enter items at least two weeks in advance.
Each Wednesday the calendar and religion news for the region will be published in Lake Norman News. More complete lists will be published online at www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/. Click on the Lake Norman tab.
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