Make Par for Pets Golf Classic Raises More Than $31,000 for HHS

On September 19, Heritage Humane Society held its 5th Annual Make Par for Pets Golf Classic presented by Chesapeake Bank at Colonial Heritage Golf Club. This year's tournament featured record-breaking attendance, with more than 100 golfers teeing off to raise money for animals in need.

Months of hard work and dedication from Heritage Humane Society Auxiliary volunteers, sponsors, and staff paid off. In total, Heritage Humane Society raised more than $31,000 from this year's tournament. The proceeds from the Make Par for Pets Golf Classic help Heritage Humane Society care for local animals in need.

Heritage Humane Society would like to extend a special thank you to all the sponsors who helped make this event possible including Chesapeake Bank, WMBG AM 740, Gore Capital Management, Charles Barker Lexus, Warwick Mechanical Service, Anderson Financial Advisory Group, GuernseyTingle, Lumber Liquidators, TK Asian Antiquities, and Wilson Law.

Also, a big thanks goes out to all our hole sponsors for this year's event including Advanced Vision Institute, Allburn Financial Consulting of Davenport & Co LLC., Canon, Cedars Bed and Breakfast, Bill and Lynne Christensen, Stephany Cockrum and Daniel Evans, Custom Builder Supply, The Drying Company, Fleming Engraving & Awards, Impact IT Group, Invisible Fence, Ken and Connie Jacobs, Denise Koch, Pamela and Monty Mason, Middle Plantation Animal Hospital, Jim Mundy - The Golden Strawberry, Helen Myers, New Town Dental Arts, Noah's Ark Veterinary Hospital, Jerry and Marcia Rudinksy, Antonija Simpson from Edward Jones, Suter Printing, Warwick Mechanical Service, Williamsburg Ford, Williamsburg Pet and House Sitting, Williamsburg Veterinary Clinic, and York River Flooring.

"We at Heritage Humane Society are blessed to have such amazing Auxiliary volunteers, community partners, and supporters, all of whom helped make this year's Make Par for Pets Golf Classic a record-breaking success," said Heritage Humane Society Executive Director Kimberly Laska. "Despite the rain and otherwise dreary weather, our partners still came together to raise an incredible amount of money for the homeless animals in our community. We are looking forward to next year's tournament, which we hope will be even bigger for our shelter."

To view photos from the Make Pars for Pets Golf Classic, visit Heritage Humane Society's Facebook page at Facebook.com/HHSwilliamsburg.

About Heritage Humane Society
Heritage Humane Society serves as the compassionate steward of companion animals that are in transition from stray/surrender to forever homes. Heritage Humane Society educates the public about humane animal care and treatment, advocates animal welfare, and provides affordable adoption and spay/neuter services to measurably reduce overpopulation of unwanted companion animals. More than 90% of their funding comes from concerned citizens, corporations and foundations. Learn more at www.heritagehumanesociety.org or at www.facebook.com/HHSwilliamsburg.

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