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Ontario SPCA's Friends for Life! Walk-a-thon is coming to Toronto!
TORONTO, April 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Ontario SPCA is launching its first annual Toronto Friends for Life! Walk-a-thon on Saturday May 26th at Coronation Park. It is more than a walk in the park - it's a fun filled day for your entire family and friends, including the four legged kind! Ontario SPCA hopes to make it Toronto's largest walk for animals and provide a voice for thousands of animals suffering from, neglect, abuse, and abandonment.
Register today at www.ospcawalk.ca. You may walk, run, bike, or in-line skate! Following the walk, there will be a BBQ lunch, face painting for the kids, contests, music and entertainment for all ages.
The Toronto Friends for Life! Walk-a-thon is presented by IAMS.
Saturday May 26th, 2012
Registration: 9:00 - 9:45 AM
Warm-up: 9:45 AM by Shawna and Magnus of Fit and On The Move
Kick-off and Inaugural Ribbon Cutting: 10:15 AM
Post Walk BBQ and Entertainment: 11:15 AM - 2:00 PM
Coronation Park Lake Shore Blvd. W & Strachan Ave., Toronto
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|Registration:||Register online at www.ospcawalk.ca as an individual or join a group.|
|Photo Opportunity:||Ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:15 AM|
|Details:||Coronation Park is located near the CNE grounds and very easily accessible by car. Pay parking is available along the side of the driveway that goes through Coronation Park. All dogs must be on leash at all times. Please remember to clean up after your dog.|
About Ontario SPCA:
Protecting animals since 1873, Ontario SPCA is Ontario's Animal Welfare organization. A registered charity comprised of over 50 Communities, Ontario SPCA relies on donations to fund animal protection, care and rehabilitation; veterinary services; community outreach; advocacy; and humane education.
Ontario SPCA is mandated under the Ontario SPCA Act to enforce animal welfare legislation and the Act provides Ontario SPCA Agents and Inspectors with police powers to do so.
Ontario SPCA provides leadership in animal welfare innovations including introducing high-volume spay/neuter services to Ontario and opening the Provincial Education and Animal Centre.
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