Like so many other organizations, the Broome County Humane Society was hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. Many of their fundraisers like the Fall Rummage Sale and Bowl-a-Rama were canceled.

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They were able to get a Duck Derby winner remotely last year but the event itself was postponed. The derby is one of the BC Humane Society's biggest fundraisers and it put a serious dent in their funds.

If you didn't know, the Broome County Humane Society gets NO government funding and has to rely on its fundraisers along with donations and adoptions. They are dedicated to the prevention of animal cruelty and finding permanent homes for the animals.

So in an effort to keep their doors open, they have to find new ways to raise the proper funds. The BC Humane Society is proud to present its First Annual Dog Days of Summer Beer & Wine Tasting Festival.

BC Humane Society's Dog Days Of Summer Festival Fundraiser

On Saturday, August 14th, it'll be a day of drink, eat, and dance while supporting the homeless animals of Broome County. They will also have dogs, dogs, and more dogs. and you are invited to bring your fur babies. While you're there, you can see the adoptable dogs from the shelter too.

It'll take place at the Venue at Beagell Farms, 780 Nowlan Road in Port Crane from 2 to 5 p.m. Get your tickets here. The event is free for anyone not drinking or under the age of 18, but you still need to get a ticket to enter.

By the way, the BC Humane Society's 11th annual Duck Derby will be Sunday, July 25th and you could win the top prize of $5,000.

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