EAST LINCOLN NEWS: HATS hosts annual No Cold Pets event

Members of HATS (Helping Animals To Survive) make their way down N.C. 16 in the Denver Christmas Parade. /Joseph Brymer

DENVER – Pet owners will have the opportunity to get free dog houses, feral cat houses, pet food, straw and pet supplies at the Helping Animals To Survive Inc. (HATS) sixth annual No Cold Pets Project, sponsored by Lake Norman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.

Members of the service organization are asking those who need supplies to preregister for items needed at hatsalive.org.

Those wishing to donate items, including dry and canned dog and cat food, pet treats, pet collars and leashes, cedar bedding, harnesses and dog houses, both new and used in good shape, or funds for the event, can do so at nine area locations:

East Lincoln High School, 6471 N.C. 73; Westlake Restaurant, 1235 N.C. 16 Business; Arden Salt Room, 1223 N.C. 16 Business; Denver Dog Supplies, 529 Brentwood Road; Woof Den Resort & Daycare, 1587 N.C. 16 Business; Salon Louie, 7915 Natalie Commons Drive; Denver Canine Club, 7987 Natalie Commons Drive; West Shore Animal Hospital, 2558 N.C. 16 Business and Giovanni’s Pizza, 3738 N.C. 16 Business.

The event will be held at noon Jan. 8 at Temple Baptist Church, 3115 N.C. 27. For more information, email hatsnocoldpets@gmail.com.


East Lincoln to present ‘A Christmas Story’ 

DENVER — The classic story of a young boy’s quest for a BB gun is coming to the stage at the East Lincoln High School Black Box Theatre as students present their rendition of “A Christmas Story.” 

Shows are scheduled at 7 p.m. Dec. 16, 17 and 18 and 2 p.m. Dec. 18 and 19. Tickets, $10 for adults and $7 for students, can be purchased at eastlincolnonstage.org/tickets.

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