You can help pets by dining at different Nelson restaurants next week.

Perfect time to sample dining in Nelson

The Nelson branch of the BC SPCA would like to invite you to eat out in support of a good cause.

The Nelson branch of the BC SPCA would like to invite you to eat out in support of a good cause.

On the week of June 3 to 6, they will be holding their 11th annual “Eat For Pete’s Sake” fundraiser. A different restaurant each night will generously donate a portion of their proceeds to the Nelson branch.

This year the participants will be: The General Store restaurant at the Hume and the Baker Street Bar and Grill on Monday, Bibo and Amanda’s on Tuesday, Itza and Sage Tapas and Wine Bar on Wednesday and Ric’s at the Prestige on Thursday. The event will run from 5 to 9 p.m. on each of the designated nights, and all money raised will go towards helping local animals and residents.

The Nelson adoption centre not only adopts animals to loving homes, they create a compassionate community in many different ways. Through the centre, they provide                    humane education programs such as a summer camps and school visits, reunite lost pets back to their homes, provide low income spay/neuters, and respond to cruelty complaints to make sure that all animals have a voice.

“This is great opportunity to eat out during the week, and know you are supporting a good cause,” says Nelson branch manager, Rob Andrew. “We receive no government funding, so events like this are integral to the work we do.”

Eat For Pete was originally created with a cute SPCA puppy named Pete as its poster child. Pete has long since found a loving home; but this fundraising event is not just for Pete’s sake, but for all of the animals.

For further information, you can contact the Nelson branch at 250-352-7178.

 

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