NOW:53208:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
73°
H 73° L 63°
Clear | 5MPH

Milwaukee Brewer Martin Maldonado Will Join Teammates, Mat Gamel and Cody Ransom At The MECA Vest A k-9 Fest! Wendy Strong TV Reporter From The Milwaukee Business Journal To MC!

July 11, 2012

Milwaukee WI, July 11, 2012 – At least, three Milwaukee Brewers will attend the inaugural “Vest A K-9 Fest” this Saturday, July 14th at Milwaukee Emergency Center For Animals.

Brewers current catcher Martin Maldonado just confirmed that he too, will be attending this special event to help MECA Wisconsin Police Canine Vest Foundation, Inc. raise awareness and crucial funds needed to help vest Wisconsin police dogs with bullet resistant and stab-proof vests and to assist the organization raise awareness of the need for police dogs and the k-9 equipment needed to protect and serve the public.

The Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals (MECA) located at 3670 S. 108th Street in Greenfield Wisconsin will be hosting the event on Saturday, July 14th from 10am until 5pm. Wendy Strong, broadcast reporter for the Milwaukee Business Journal will be Master of Ceremonies.

Families are encouraged to attend as there will be plenty of things to do from watching police demonstrations and agility, to food, raffles, silent auction, music, a bounce house for kids and more!

Nationwide, more than 12 police dogs die each year while in the line of duty. Police dogs are important and valuable partners to our law enforcement and play vital roles in fighting crime in our communities by saving the lives of citizens, as well as their human police officers.

For more information you can log onto www.mecavestak9policedog.org or call 414-543-7387.

The MECA Wisconsin Police Canine Vest Foundation, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization working in conjunction with the Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals and Specialty Services (MECA) to protect every police dog in the state of Wisconsin by providing them with bullet proof and stab proof vests.
# # #

For more information, or to schedule an interview, contact Debra Lopez Public Relations at 262-989-0604
or email Debra Lopez at DLopez7@sbcglobal.net.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Medical College of Wisconsin construction begins Aug. 3 7/24

» Therapy program's art gallery opening is this weekend 7/22

» The Suburban 16 Power Rankings: Watt, Niebrugge, and others on the next level 7/22

» The Landing at Hoyt Park has become destination for local musicians 7/22

» Wauwatosa West loses pitchers' duel to Pius in regional semifinal 7/22

» Where did the summer go? 7/22

» Sports Notes: July 23, 2015 7/22

» Pewaukee's fast start ends Wauwatosa East baseball team's season 7/22

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A dumb-sports-fan's guide to the Bucks arena financing situation 7/21

» Upcoming Wauwatosa meeting to discuss housing for people with disabilities 7/21

» Milwaukee Co. Zoo gains two snow leopards 7/20

» Meijer announces $25,000 donation to Wauwatosa Library 7/20

» Man shot, killed by Wauwatosa police was brandishing sword Updated:  7/18

» Wauwatosa early learning program to begin this fall 7/17

» GoPro perspective: Inside a firefighter training burn in Wauwatosa 7/17

» Chief Weber: Wauwatosa man killed by police was carrying sword, given 'numerous commands' to put down weapon 7/17

» One person dead after police-involved shooting in Wauwatosa Updated:  7/17

» Milwaukee Co. Zoo adds lactation stations for nursing mothers and babies 7/16

» Greenfield's Bella Matthias headlines the 2015 All-Suburban Softball Team 7/16

» Joe Bartolotta asks Wauwatosa not to grant him $9.5K to offset liquor license cost 7/16

» Take two: Fish Cheeks plans to open this winter in Wauwatosa 7/15

» Wauwatosa nearly out of licenses to allow new businesses to serve liquor 7/15

» Wauwatosa West baseball team beats Nicolet in season finale 7/15

» New open gyms in Wauwatosa put people with and without disabilities on an even playing field 7/15

» Wauwatosa East's Vitrano steps down after 17 years as athletic director 7/14

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement

Hidden Tosa

 

"Hidden Tosa" is a semi-regular feature where reporter Rory Linnane explores the closed down and closed off parts of Wauwatosa.

2015 Writing Contest

 

(Click image for details)

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT