Leadership Wilkes-Barre Supports SPCA Project

On Sunday, February 18, 2018, Trails for Tails, a Leadership Wilkes-Barre Class of 2018 project team, hosts “Cocktails for a Cause” at Kevin’s, 247 Wyoming Avenue, Kingston, from 2 to 4 p. m. All proceeds from the event will support the Trails for Tails project –creating a new memorial walking trail at the SPCA of Luzerne County in Plains, PA. The path will offer a walking trail for SPCA volunteers, community members and their pets. “The construction of this walking trail will provide our volunteers with a safe place to walk and socialize these dogs as we work to move them toward their new forever homes,” explained Todd Hevner, Executive Director, SPCA of Luzerne County. “The trail will also help our passionate team of volunteers reach our goal of walking every dog, every day.”

Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased at the Leadership Wilkes-Barre office, 4 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, PA or by emailing trailsfortails@hotmail.com.The event includes appetizers, an open bar and music by the acoustic duo, Always Undecided. Tickets for basket raffles and a 50/50 raffle will be available at the event. Wear your cat ear headbands, tails and dog masks! We are also seeking sponsors for benches and doggie waystations to be placed along the trail; if interested, contact trailsfortails@hotmail.com.

The Luzerne County SPCA prevents cruelty to animals by providing shelter for unwanted, discarded, neglected, and often abused animals; offers an adoption program to place these animals into caring, permanent homes; as well as humane education programs to enlighten the public about animal problems, humane law enforcement and prosecution programs to address animal cruelty.

Leadership Wilkes-Barre is a community leadership development organization dedicated to fostering civic engagement of emerging leaders and integrating them in the Greater Wilkes-Barre community structure by providing the information, skills and training needed to become leaders and active participants in the community.