Events

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MAY 11, 2021, BROWNSON LEARNING CENTER STUDENTS HELP PETS IN NEED.

On May 11, 2021, excited 4 and 5 year old students at the Brownson Learning Center (BLC) in Southern Pines learned to be advocates for hungry pets!    18 pounds of cat food, 147 pounds of dog food and 25 pounds of puppy food were collected by the children and staff at the BLC to be packaged ...

ABERDEEN DOG FAIR, APRIL 17TH, 2021

This was the PRC’s first “booth” event as we cautiously emerged from COVID-19 precautions.  The event was a huge success – people and their dogs itching to get out, see and be seen!  Many people stopped by to talk with us about the Pet Pantry program and the Pet Responsibility Program in the schools.  We ...

CELEBRATING WITH OUR WONDERFUL PRC VOLUNTEERS AT THE ANNUAL PRC HOLIDAY CELEBRATION, THE COUNTRY CLUB OF NORTH CAROLINA, DECEMBER 2019

On December 13th, 2019, PRC volunteers gathered to celebrate spreading the word to over 1200 fourth graders during 2019!  The next generation is now armed with all the information they need to grab the baton and run with it, improving the lives of the pets that share our lives!

PRC AT THE SOUTHERN PINES CHRISTMAS PARADE, DECEMBER 2019

On December 7th, 2019, two and four-legged members of the PRC took part in the Southern Pines Christmas Parade.  They looked wonderful with their blue and white Santa hats, festive attire and bells on their collars (the dogs!).  Spectators lined the route and we heard children shouting out acknowledging the PRC and looking for the ...

MOORE COUNTY KENNEL CLUB (MCKC) SHOW, PINEHURST, MAY 4TH AND 5TH, 2019

The Moore County Kennel Club partners with the PRC in the schools through its sponsorship of The Speuter Story Contest.  Through this contest, the fourth grade students write a story about the importance of being responsible pet owners.  The winners are presented with a signed certificate and a voucher for a spay or neuter for ...

SPRINGFEST, SOUTHERN PINES, APRIL 27TH, 2019

Springfest is always a wonderful opportunity to spread the word about the PRC and its work and to recruit new volunteers.  This year was no exception.  It is always heartwarming when students who have been in the Pet Responsibility classes stop by to greet us and proudly tell us all they learned!

ABERDEEN DOG FAIR, APRIL 13TH, 2019

The PRC team had a wonderful time at this growing and evolving annual event in Aberdeen.  The event was attended by many dogs and their families – including PRC volunteers who stopped by to chat and socialize.

BLESSING AND CELEBRATION OF THE THERAPY DOGS, APRIL 6TH, 2019

The invitation to this event was extended to all known Moore County therapy dog handlers – past (last eight years!) and present.  15 dogs and about 30 people attended the ceremony in the beautiful Healing Gardens at The Clara McLean House (FirstHealth).  We are so grateful to Rebecca Ainslie and The Healing Gardens volunteers for ...

PRC IN THE ST PATRICK’S DAY PARADE, MARCH 2019

On March 16th, 2019, two and four-legged members of the PRC donned their green and took part in the annual St Patrick’s Day Parade in Pinehurst, NC.  This was the PRC’s first time in the parade and we carried their our new  banner proclaiming, “No Child Left Unkind!”  The village was packed and children called ...

PRC AT THE SOUTHERN PINES CHRISTMAS PARADE, DECEMBER 2019.

PRC AT THE SOUTHERN PINES CHRISTMAS PARADE, DECEMBER 2019. On December 7th, 2019, two and four-legged members of the PRC took part in the Southern Pines Christmas Parade. They looked wonderful with their blue and white Santa hats, festive attire and bells on their collars (the dogs!). Spectators lined the route and we heard children shouting ...