Lexington Humane Society launches Lucky Dog Raffle

The Lexington Humane Society launched an online raffle to help raise the money they lost in 2020 event revenue due to COVID-19.Summer months are usually more difficult for LHS as they see the highest number of animals in their care, and the ongoing pandemic hasn’t helped.

Tickets for Lucky Dog Raggle are only $5 and all proceeds benefit the animals. The prizes are $1,000 and possibly three free months of MetroNet’s fiber-optic internet.

Fundraisers like these help bring in funds to assist LHS in caring for their animals.Online registration ends on Thursday, September 24 at 5 pm. A random drawing will be held the following day, September 25 at noon.


LHS Critter Camp goes virtual

Lexington Humane Society launched a virtual version of their Critter Camp, which gives children the opportunity to virtually meet animals; watch fun videos to learn about pet care, animal safety, and more; and help animals find forever homes through art, cra s, and projects. There are no specific dates for camp, it begins when you receive your 5-day camp kit.


Doggie Paddle canceled

Since Lexington aquatic centers did not reopen for summer 2020 because of COVID-19, the annual Doggie Paddle at Woodland Park originally scheduled for September 12 was canceled.



This article also appears on page 25 of the June 2020 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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