New England's Largest Equine Rescue Hosts Holiday Open House for the Animals | Events

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New England's Largest Equine Rescue Hosts Holiday Open House for the Animals
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Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals (MSSPA) Celebrates with Day of Activities; Launches “Support a Stall” Program

WHAT:
A holiday open house at New England’s largest equine rescue. Visit MSSPA’s farm to kick off the holiday season, learn about providing a loving home for horses in need through the organization’s “Support a Stall” program and enjoy a day of sweet treats, hot drinks and fun.

During the open house, kids can enjoy free ornament-making in the kids’ stall, visit with the animals on the farm and check out “Big Red,” the Monster Fire Truck. Handmade holiday wreathes will be raffled off every half hour and gorgeous donated Christmas trees will be also be on sale. Entertainment will be provided by 99.9 The Wolf.

WHEN:
Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010; 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE:
MSSPA – in the big barn
279 River Road
South Windham, Maine

WHO:
Marilyn Goodreau, president, MSSPA
Meris Bickford, vice president, MSSPA
Helen Holman, horse owner and first “Support a Stall” program donor MSSPA staff and volunteers “Big Red,” the Monster Fire Truck Farm residents: horses, cats, dogs and goats Adults and children of all ages


About MSSPA
The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals (MSSPA) is the largest equine rescue and rehabilitation center in New England and one of the oldest animal welfare agencies in the country. Founded in 1872, the privately funded nonprofit organization cares for abused and neglected animals with physical or other infirmities on its 124-acre farm in Windham, Maine. Animals that cannot be re-homed are provided with sanctuary services. For more information about MSSPA and to learn more about the “Support a Stall” program, please visit www.msspa.org.

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