Bow Wow Luau at Hotel Monaco Alexandria, VA This Thursday
Doggy Happy Hour to benefit the homeless animals at the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter
WHAT: Canine Wingman Company is transforming Thursday’s Doggy Happy Hour at Hotel Monaco Alexandria into the Bow Wow Luau, a Hawaiian-themed fundraiser for the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria. The AWLA operates the Vola Lawson Animal shelter and has served as a community resource and shelter for homeless animals since 1946.
WHO: The event is open to the public and dogs are encouraged to attend.
Sponsor: Canine Wingman Company, Randy Plante, Founder
Beneficiary: Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, Patrick Cole, Director of Communications and Outreach
WHEN: Thursday, June 21, 2012, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
WHERE: Hotel Monaco Alexandria, 480 King Street, Alexandria, VA
VISUALS: Dozens of dogs and their human companions will be dressed up in Hawaiian outfits, with awards being given for the best costumes. Drink special include $2 beers and a special Hawaiian cocktail on sale for one night only. Leis and sunglasses can be purchased at the door and backdrop of palm trees and hula dancers will be available for photo opportunities. Dog treats will be prepared and sold by Barkley Square Gourmet Dog Bakery. The Bow Wow Luau is open to the media and photos will be available following the event.
Contact: Patrick Cole
Director of Communications and Outreach
Animal Welfare League of Alexandria
About the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria
The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria is an independent, local, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Operating the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter, an open-admission facility and Alexandria’s only animal shelter, the League provides care for more than 3,500 animals every year, including strays, lost pets, local wildlife, rescue animals, and animals surrendered by their owners. The AWLA is committed to ending animal homelessness, promoting animal welfare, and serving as an educational resource for the community.