Annual Walk for Animals Benefi ts MSPCA




The 5th annual Walk for Animals takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, September 8, at Nevins Farm, in Methuen. The yearly event benefits the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA). The Walk for Animals features contests, prizes, food, music, kids’ activities, canine demonstrations and other animal antics.

“There is something for everyone at the walk,” says MSPCA Volunteer Sheri Gustafson. “People can form a team, get sponsors, walk with their family and friends and help us raise money to help animals.” Those who can’t make the event can be virtual walkers by visiting WalkForAnimals.com.

Location: MSPCA Nevins Farm, 400 Broadway, Methuen. For more information, call 978-687-7453 or visit WalkForAnimals.com. Interested exhibitors or sponsors can email HRobertson@mspca.org

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