GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - This season, the Grand Rapids Griffins have teamed with Mackenzie's Animal Sanctuary to offer veterinary professionals, pet care providers and animal lovers a special night of fun and fundraising for a great cause. Located in Lake Odessa, Mackenzie's Animal Sanctuary, is one of the largest no-kill animal shelters in the Midwest.
On Friday, February 15, the Grand Rapids Griffins will be hosting Pet Care Appreciation Night. The Griffins will be taking on the Lake Erie Monsters at 7 p.m. with $1.00 beers and $1.00 hot dogs from 6-8 p.m. Tickets range from $14-$17 with $2 of the admission charge going to benefit Mackenzie's Animal Sanctuary.
Tickets are expected to sell out fast! To purchase tickets please contact Ashley at the Griffins office at (616) 774-4585 ext.3020.
In addition, Mackenzie's Animal Sanctuary has a furry friend up for adoption they are showcasing this week on eightWest. Imagine being lost, blind, heartworm positive, and now you've fallen into a half empty pool. This is how Scuba Steve was found in Ionia County. Mackenzie's accepted him with open arms and hopes to be able to give him a better life. Once Scuba Steve came into Mackenzie's he was treated and is in much better health. They hope bring him to Michigan State University for an Ophthalmology consultation to combat his digression of eyesight loss.
Scuba Steve is a six year old chocolate lab, who is need of a loving home. For more information on Scuba Steve contact Mackenzie's Animal Sanctuary at (616) 693 -2490.
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