‘Pickle & Paws’ Pickleball Fundraiser To Assist Homeless Pets


NORTH FORK, NY — Pickleball, the brand new sport sweeping the North Fork and the nation, would be the focus of an occasion deliberate to assist homeless pets in want.

The League, the brand new title of the North Fork Animal Welfare League, has places in Aquebogue and Peconic — and helps scores of pets searching for eternally houses.

The primary “Pickle & Paws For A Good Trigger” Pickleball Event shall be held on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 1 p.m. to five:30 p.m. on the Tasker Park pickleball courts positioned on Peconic Lane in Peconic. A rain date is about for Sept. 17.

Spectators and contributors are welcome; visitor are invited to convey a chair, watch the matches and win prizes. A 50/50 raffle, lottery tree and raffle shall be held. Raffle tickets are $4 every. To see the total record of prizes click on right here.

“We’re excited to have our first pickleball occasion,” mentioned Gabrielle Stroup, director of operations for The League. “We’be had a ton of curiosity and we’re trying ahead to the day! Folks ought to come down and watch — and get in on the good raffles.”

Stroup additionally emphasised that the shelters are bursting on the seams. With a view to settle for new rescues, adoptions and fosters are tremendously wanted. To that finish, any pet that has been on the shelters longer than 90 days can at present be adopted with no charges, Stroup mentioned.


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