Lunenburg Animal Shelter First Friday Reading Program Successful

   Written by on June 16, 2016 at 10:00 am

LUNENBURG – The new Fairy Tails and Fur program that is taking place on Friday mornings throughout the summer at the Lunenburg County Public Animal Shelter got off to a great start last week.

First Friday 1One of the driving forces behind the program, Sarah Aubel said that she was pleased with the initial turnout and hopes that it will grow even more this summer.

This first day saw ten readers and seven volunteers reading to eleven canines and nine feline listeners with the animals clearly enjoying the event and the readers bringing joy and attention to the animals at the shelter.

Aubel and Lunenburg County Chief Animal Control Officer Ray Elliot attend church together and have worked together along with other helpers to get this program started.

Both organizers noted that this program highlights reading to the local kids and also could possibly lead to finding homes for some of the animals at the shelter.

Fairy Tails and Fur takes place every Friday from now until August 12 of this year.

The time will be from 10 am to 11 am at the shelter location 1320 Old Mansion Road in Lunenburg. The time is floating and children may come and go during the reading hour. They can bring their own books and some books will be provided for readers.

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