Anipal Academy Awards 2011!

November 11th is the opening night to an important weekend event that should not be missed, the:

Anipal Academy Awards 2011

Hosted By: @AnipalAwards

Friday, November 11 at 6:00pm through Sunday, November 13 at 4:00pm

Anipal Academy Awards is an annual event that does many wonderful things. It is a great way to show support for the many wonderful volunteer anipals, humans, rescue groups and other not-for-profit organizations! The 2011 official charity is: Colorado State University, Advancing Cancer Research. http://csuanimalcancercenter.org/research/karis
I hope you will please consider making a donation.

Very touching is the story of Kari, a female Golden Retriever, who you you should know was a very brave dog and ultimately, a pioneer in the development of a new cancer chemotherapy protocol. Read her story at the blog link, and see her beautiful picture. Kari’s owner has pledged matching dollars, up to $4 million, to establish Kari’s Fund, an endowment that will secure the future of the Animal Cancer Center at Colorado State University.

During the event, which will take place on Twitter, there will many exciting things to look forward to, including a video and photo contest, and a Rainbow
Bridge program.

The way that this will be run is that first there will be “Red Carpet Arrivals” beginning at 6 PM. EST.

Then, from 7:00-9:00 PM EST, there will be presentations to over 150 volunteers!

The Anipal Academy Awards presenters are: @Niqqi, @MizzBassie, @MissBusyBiz, and @PuppyaGuineaPig.

After the event there will be a special toast to all of the hard work that these volunteers do.
Here are some important links and tips:

Connect to the Anipal Academy Awards on Twitter by following them at @AnipalAwards

Follow using #AAAC and pawty using #nipclub during the online event to raise funds
Follow the ceremonies using #AAAC and Pawty using #NIPCLUB. All weekend participants will see event staff asking for donations or “tips” which go directly to the charity.

Please check the terrific blog: The Anipals Academy Awards Blogspot ,
where, after Kari’s story, a full weekend schedule is posted, with all the hashtags that you should use to participate.
http://anipalacademyawards.blogspot.com/2011/11/weekend-event-schedule-and-hashtag-use.

Check out the descriptions of the kind volunteer Committee Members who put this all together! (Wonderful photos of them, too!)
http://anipalacademyawards.blogspot.com/p/2011-committee-members.html

@JavaTheCat is the Anipal Swag designer. Check out the great items that can be personalized: Java’sZazzleStore
http://www.zazzle.com/javathecat?hhtest=true&promoVariant=new&

Please RSVP for this online event http://twvt.us/mun6

I hope you’ll be able to attend the online event. However, if you’re unable to, please do remember to consider a donation to the official charity:
Colorado State University, Advancing Cancer Research.
http://csuanimalcancercenter.org/research/karis

Hope you’ll join us at the Anipals Academy Awards! The Bernese Mountain Dogs girls will be on Twitter at https://www.twitter.com/moxiedogs

Disclosure: I have nothing to disclose. All of the links are for your convenience only.

Moxie Dogs™ 2011. Content copyright. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author/owner, Moxie, is strictly prohibited.

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About Moxie Dogs

Two Bernese Mountain Dogs loved by Moxie and her family. We blog about ourselves, and advocate for fur friends. http://www.moxiedogs.com

Posted on November 8, 2011, in Advancing Cancer Research, Anipal Academy Awards, anipals, Colorado State University, not-for-profit organization, Red Carpet Arrivals, rescue groups. Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. Cool beans! woo woo!!!

  2. Sounds wonderful. I read Kari’s story and was pleased that the new treatment gave her several extra months of good quality life.

    • Woof! Hi, Bassa. I was very depressed that the treatment didn’t give her more time. I think it’s so wonderful of her Dad, a businessman, to set up Kari’s Fund. Let’s hope more research will have future friends live longer, happy lives! xx x Berner Girls

  3. Great cause! Thanks for the update 🙂

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