ST. GEORGE — The Fourth Annual P.A.W.S. Charity Golf Tournament, hosted by Stephen Wade Auto Centers, is set to be held Oct. 9, 2014 at Coral Canyon Golf Course in St. George. Proceeds from the event will go towards the P.A.W.S Animal Shelter.
Providing Animals with Support – P.A.W.S. – is a 501(c)(3) organization based in St. George. The organization was founded in 2002 and 100 percent of donations go to saving orphaned animals lives. Their mission is to end euthanasia in Southern Utah shelters. Since their inception, P.A.W.S has rescued over 5,000 cats and dogs.
In an effort to reduce the animal over population in Southern Utah, they offer a public low-cost spay/neuter program. Since the inception of the spay/neuter program in August, 2009, over 3,000 animals have been altered. P.A.W.S. also provides public education on the importance of altering pets.
”We do whatever it takes to save an animals’ life,” Lynn Burger of P.A.W.S. said. “All of this takes money, and your support of this tournament helps us in continuing our efforts. I would like to thank Adam Wade, Stephen Wade Auto Group, and the Stephen Wade Foundation for their support and making our 2014 tournament the best one so far!”
For the past 12 years P.A.W.S. has given hope and support to thousands of homeless pets, while finding families years of companionship and love. In 2013, P.A.W.S. worked with city officials to bring about needed changes at the St. George Animal Shelter. Providing better living conditions, larger exercise area, and healthier environment for animals while at the shelter.
Registration for the tournament begins at 7 a.m. the day of, and a shotgun will also begin at 8 a.m. An awards and recognition lunch will be hosted after the tournament concludes.
“This tournament is a great way for (Stephen Wade Auto Centers) to thank our customers and suppliers for their support and to raise money for a great charity that helps the homeless pets in their time of need,” Adam Wade, of Stephen Wade Auto Centers, said in a press release from P.A.W.S.
There are still sponsorship opportunities and team spots available. For more information on the Fourth Annual P.A.W.S. Charity Golf Tournament, hosted by Stephen Wade Auto Centers, contact Lynn Burger.
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