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'Bark for Life' Will Bring Dogs to the Drive-In This Sunday

New American Cancer Society Relay for Life event honors canine caregivers at the Southington Drive-In.

Many people dealing with cancer find great comfort in the affection and companionship of their pets. The American Cancer Society has created a new Relay for Life-style event to honor those canine caregivers: Bark for Life.

Anyone with a dog is welcome to attend Southington’s first annual Bark for Life at the Southington Drive-In on Sunday, October 14, 2012, from noon to 4 p.m. This fundraising event features a dog walk, contests (best dog trick, loudest bark, best costume, etc.), vendors and demonstrations.

The registration fee is $20 for one dog, $30 for two dogs. Each registered pooch gets a Bark for Life bandana. Humans raising $100 or more get a Bark for Life T-shirt.

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All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society to fund cancer research and projects such as Hope Lodges, Road to Recovery, Look Good … Feel Better, and college scholarships for cancer survivors.

For more information, to register in person, or to volunteer, contact Robin Guzauckas at (860) 426-1129 or robin@guzauckas.net, or Joyce McAloon at (860) 276-0255.

You may also register online at www.relayforlife.org/barksouthingtonct.

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