Grand Opening for the SPCA Serving Erie County

Celebrating new digs in West Seneca

Susan Rose
May 12, 2017 - 12:33 pm

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West Seneca, N.Y. (WBEN) - "It's our Grand Opening!" Bethany Kloc of the SPCA Serving Erie County could hardly hold back her excitement.  "After ten years in the works, 

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we have our grand opening at our brand new shelter from 11am-1pm Saturday".

The ribbon will be cut at 11am. There will be food trucks and photo booths and different volunteer opportunities at tables around the shelter.  "If you're interested in becoming a foster parent or want to spend two hours a week with wildlife, you can learn more about that" said Kloc.  

The SPCA moved about a month ago from its former shelter in Tonawanda.  "We've gotten settled, Kloc said.  We're getting into our groove, slowly but surely. It's not perfect yet but we're getting there". 

If you're interested in volunteering, stop in, or go to YourSPCA.org.  There are waiting lists for some departments.  "All of the volunteer hours last year equaled 21 full time staff members, so volunteers are key to our organization.

By the way, they have plenty of animals up for adoption.  Kloc said "Come on down.  See what we have or let them pick you!".

The Erie County Sheriff's Mounted Unit will be there and Cheektowaga Police will also be doing a K-9 demonstration. 

The SPCA Serving Erie County is located at 300 Harlem Rd. in West Seneca.

 

 

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