'Pints for Paws' a success

By Trackside Station | Nov 25, 2012
Pints for Paws raised $1,600 for the Pope Memorial Humane Society of Knox County. Pictured, from left, are Heidi Neal of Loyal Biscuit Co., Tracy Sala, Executive Director of PMHSKC and Kelly Woods of Trackside Station.

On Tuesday, Nov. 13, Trackside Station Restaurant and Loyal Biscuit Co. teamed together to host a fundraiser, “Pints for Paws” to benefit the Pope Memorial Humane Society of Knox County. It was the fourth time the businesses partnered for the cause.

Once again, the evening exceeded our expectations. In just three short hours on a Tuesday night, almost 200 people came through the doors, enjoyed dinner, purchased raffle tickets, bid on auction items and, like the name says, enjoyed nearly 200 pints of beer to benefit the shelter.  The evening raised $1,600 for the shelter and we filled a trailer with items on the Humane Society’s wish list with items such as bleach, paper towels, cat and dog food, toys and more!

In total, since beginning the fundraiser for the shelter in April 2011, Trackside and Loyal Biscuit have raised $5,589 to help the area’s animals.

We would like to thank the following for helping us to have an amazingly successful night: Paddy Mills, Fletcher Hall, Jen Chapman, Peter Gray of Federal Distributors & Shipyard Brewing Co., Courier Publications, Maine Eastern Railroad, Lupine Collars & Leads, Clear Conscience Pet, Friendship Trap Co., Owls Head Transportation Museum, Blue Buffalo, J. Edward Knight Insurance, Knight Marine, All Aboard Trolley and Limousine, Eastern Tire, Hammond Tractor, Harbor Hounds, Goose River Golf Club, Loyal Biscuit Tug ME Toy Co., Fidelis Biscuit Co., Canine Country Club, Dena's Barefoot Book Nook, Maine Lobster Festival, Marti Stone Photography, Limerock Inn, Jen Blood, Captain Jack Lobster Boat Tours, Jeff's Marine, Weruva, Nature’s Variety, Fuller Auto Mall and Schooner Bay.

Also, we owe a big thank you to our respective staffs for their help with the event.

Due to the continued success of this event, Trackside and Loyal Biscuit Co. plan to host their 5th “Pints for Paws” event in April!

Again, thank you so much to everyone that attended and who helped to make this night successful!

Sincerely,

Mike and Kelly Woods and Heidi and Joel Neal

 

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