Through the end of 2015
ALL FELINES JUST $5!
We are pleased to announce Fitness RX on Marlboro Rd will be holding a Zumbathon on Saturday June 6th 10A-1P to benefit the animals of Talbot Humane! It is only $10!
NEW-BEES WELCOME! It would be a great time to try Zumba and see if you like it!
All participants receive a 5 day gym pass. They have amazing raffles and door prizes thanks to our community supporters and local businesses! Come out and get your ZUMBA on for the animals! For more information you may contact Fitness RX at 443-385-0506 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Special thanks to Mark Cuviello owner of Fitness RX and Jen Frye dedicated Talbot Humane volunteer and ZUMBA instructor for organizing this amazing event!
Come out and check out UNLEASHED! Even the most seasoned couch potato can get moving and make a difference for yourself and the animals in our community! We start SLOW and short distance and work up AT YOUR PACE to get you to 3.1 miles! YOU CAN DO IT! This FREE program starts Saturday May 30th, but you can come out anytime to see how it works! We want to see you Saturday at 7AM- we meet by the tennis courts on Aurora St.
Try it, we just KNOW you will LOVE IT!
For more information contact us at email@example.com or call (410)822-0107 and ask for Patty or Susan.
Join the fun on Saturday, April 25, in Oxford for a Dog Walk and Show to benefit the animals of Talbot Humane!
The Oxford Day Dog Walk begins at 9:00 and runs from the Causeway to the Ferry Dock. The blessing of the animals takes place just before the Walk at 8:55. download the oxford-day-dog-walk-registration-2015 here. The fee to participate is $25. Registration also takes place the morning of the event. Each entry receives a goodie bag for your dog to enjoy!
Once at the Ferry Dock, show your pup pride in the Talbot Humane Oxford Day Dog Show. This is always great fun, a donation enters your pooch in as many classes as you want. Classes include Tallest Dog, Fluffiest Dog, Smallest Dog, Most Adorable Puppy, Dogs Adopted from Talbot Humane, Look Alike, Dogs Adopted from Other Rescue Organizations, Unique Looks, Best Trick and Best of Show. Local businesses interested in sponsoring a class please contact us today!
The Annual Oxford Day Parade begins at 11:00. Enjoy music, free rides on the Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester, delicious food, Oxford Marketplace in the Park and more, all day long. We hope you and your animals decide to enjoy the day in Historic Oxford Maryland. For more information on Oxford Day events, go to www.oxfordday.org.
The Avalon stage will be rockin’ on May 29, but not with musicians or drums or electric guitars. Local art will take the stage and will blow you away as originality, functionality and charm mingle passionately in Talbot Humane’s second annual “chairity” auction. Rock On Talbot Humane will feature 20 one-of-a-kind, hand painted chairs for live auction to benefit the shelter animals at Talbot Humane. The event is free and open to the public, and it will include an uncommon and exceptional silent auction, delicious food, cash bar, and of course, the Avalon milieu.
“Local artists put their hearts and souls into painting these chairs,” said Susan Langfitt, Volunteer & Community Events Coordinator for Talbot Humane. “Every chair comes back to us transformed from the planks of bare wood they start out as into a beautiful work of art. We love to see where each artist takes this project.”
This year, Rock On Talbot Humane will auction 15 custom-built, rocking Adirondack chairs, five children’s Adirondack chairs, and a signature bench. Each is sponsored by a local business, where it remains on display for the public to enjoy until they are auctioned in May. Chairs will start appearing at local businesses at the end of April. Photos of the painted chairs also will start popping up in the coming weeks on Talbot Humane’s Facebook page, the Rock On Talbot Humane Facebook page, and Talbot Humane’s website at www.talbothumane.org.
“Last year, we raised just over $17,000 for the shelter through our live and silent auctions, and of course, we hope to surpass that at this year’s event,” said Langfitt. “It’s a wonderful way for the public to support the work we do here at Talbot Humane and take home a beautiful piece of artwork they will use and enjoy for years to come.” From the original design of the rocking Adirondack chair, hand-built in Maryland, to the custom art work, Rock On Talbot Humane chairs are worth the investment buyers put both into the chairs and into caring for our community’s homeless animals. Chairs ranged in price last year from $300 to $2,000.
This year’s project features a signature bench, which is displayed at The Academy of Arts in Easton. Painted by local artist Jonathan Crist, who often combines stain and paint to create iconic Eastern Shore scenes, this year, The Robert Morris Inn is his muse. A fun addition to this year’s auction, conducted by Buddy Foxwell of Foxwell Auctions in Cambridge, are children’s Adirondacks, which will bring a fun new element to the night, and are include a sports chair and a mermaid theme. We are certain the “Bidder’s Choice” chair will also be popular. Famed pet portrait Artist Nancy Norman VanSchaik will be creating a chair of the bidder’s choosing! Imagine your furred love immortalized on a one-of-a-kind rocking Adirondack!
Doors will open at the Avalon at 6:30 pm and the live auction starts at 7 pm on May 29. For more information on the Rock On Talbot Humane project, contact Susan Langfitt at 410-822-0107 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Choppy Seas by Jeff Crist sponsored by and located at Masons
Bartlett Pear Chair by Sarah Fagan & Sequoia Chupek sponsored by and located at Bartlett Pear Inn
Bidders Choice – Unpainted Chair by Nancy Van Schaik sponsored by Orion Safety Products (hosted at Avalon)
Funky Crab by Lorraine White sponsored by and located at Hair O’ The Dog
All for Rosie by Sean Wells sponsored by and located at Miranda’s
Stadium Seating by Deb Carney sponsored by and located at Crackerjacks
Dragonflies! by Bridget Whited sponsored by and located at Piazza Italian Market
Playmates by Laura Rankin sponsored by and located at Lizzy Dee
Sunflower Party by SMMHS Art Students sponsored by and located at Lacaze Meredith Real Estate
Daisy Dearie by Cherry Dearie Elizabeth Claire Salon
Flower Power by Melinda Sebastian sponsored by and located at Victory Garden Café
Seahorse by Robin Voshell sponsored by and located at Baird Wealth Management
Robert Morris Inn by Jonathan Crist sponsored by Alchemy Works (hosted at Academy Art Museum)
The Mermaid Chair by Maggi Sarfaty sponsored by and located at Bountiful
Yellow Brick Road by Ian Scott-Taylor
Field of Flowers by Diane DuBois Mullaly sponsored by and located at Gina’s Cafe
The Little Mermaid by Terri Griffin sponsored by and located at Theo’s
Advice From The Bay by Laura Wooters sponsored by Judge & Mrs. John C. North II (hosted at CB Maritime Museum)
Butterflies Are Free by Shalagh Hogan sponsored by Shore Pediatrics (hosted at Ouvert Gallery)
Good Day Sunshine by Faith Stiffler sponsored by and located at Awful Arthurs
The Hot Stuff by KC Bridges sponsored by and located at Preppy Redneck
The 2015 Dancing for the Dogs competition is underway! Talbot Humane is thrilled to once again be a beneficiary of this fabulous event. We along with Caroline County Humane Society and TomCat Solutions are looking forward to the best event to date all to help the animals of our area! Seats once again sold out in record time for this must attend event. Even though you may not have been able to purchase a ticket, there are still many ways to help support the event and even get to see some of the dancers strut their stuff (including our very own Dr. Mark Langfitt!)
Dancing for the Dogs is an independent fundraising effort created by amazing friends to the animals of the Midshore. For more information on the event, celebrity dancers, more upcoming events or to make a donation, please visit their website www.dancingforthedogs.com today!
To each of you who adopt, donate, volunteer, network, share our pets on social media, foster, or spread the good news of what we do, YOU SAVE LIVES. Here’s to 2015 being the best year yet for the animals of our community!
EASTON MIDDLE SCHOOL PRESENTS HIT BROADWAY MUSICAL ANNIE
Under the direction of Richard A. Vitanovec, Easton Middle School proudly presents the Broadway musical Annie. Show dates are January 23, 24, 30, and 31 at 7:00 pm and January 25 at 2:00 pm at the Easton High School Auditorium. This is the 10th anniversary of Vitanovec’s first musical at Easton Middle School, which was Annie back in 2004. This production involves over 50 students from 3rd grade through 12th grade, as well as some Easton Middle School faculty.
To give his students a unique experience, Vitanovec was also able to contact Bill Berloni, animal trainer for Broadway and Hollywood, and he will be bringing one of his dogs, Mikey, to play “Sandy” in the production. Mikey played “Sandy” in the 30th Anniversary National Tour of Annie and was the “Sandy” understudy on Broadway. Berloni will be coming with Mikey to work with the cast. He has trained ALL of the “Sandys” on Broadway as well as the Sandy in the newest movie of Annie that came out this past December. The students and Vitanovec are very excited about this once in a lifetime opportunity.
This is a big-hearted musical for the whole family. Come see Annie January 23, 24, 30 and 31 at 7:00 pm and January 25 at 2:00 pm at Easton High School Auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children/students. Advance tickets can be purchased at Easton Middle School, Crackerjacks, Little Rascals, Reeser’s Pharmacy, and Rise Up Coffee Roasters on Dover Street.
“SANDY’S PANTRY”- Bring 4+ cans of cat/dog food or a bag of cat/dog food to the show and you will be entered in a raffle for a special prize. The cat and dog food will be donated to Talbot Humane to help all the “Sandys” that find their way there.
Yes, it’s true! Thanks to a grant from the Maryland Department of Agriculture Talbot Humane is able to provide FREE spay/neuter services- including vaccinations- at no cost to the pet owner while funds last.
Can you even believe 2015 is almost here? Well, Talbot Humane’s Charity Running Program UNLEASHED will be running into the new year with hopes of changing more lives- human and animal!
UNLEASHED is a 6-month physical conditioning program geared at both beginners and experienced runners. More than 100,000 marathoners have used the training method that Unleashed is based on, with 98% success! The training combines running with regular walk breaks to help you build endurance. You will start out with a slow 3-mile run and gradually increase your distance each Saturday during group runs. Each week you will see your progress and really appreciate how far you’ve come! Generally, new runners start out with half marathon training. Returning runners often opt to train for a full marathon!
Often it isn’t the idea of running that deters potential team members, it is the fundraising aspect. One of our biggest doubters last year, who stressed that she was not going to raise her $500 goal actually turned out to be our biggest fundraiser of the season! We will guide you through your fundraising and make it fun and easy to reach all of your goals- physical and financial!
For more information on UNLEASHED and the perks you gain from joining our team, visit us HERE.
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