Germanton, NC, March 04, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA) has announced it has awarded one of its five High Five grants to the Stokes County Animal Shelter New Building Fund. Supporters of the fundraising effort seek to raise $400,000 in order to construct a new animal shelter.
The High Five Grant Program was established to assist qualified organizations that promote community service as well as compassion and health for the people and animals of North Carolina. NCVMA will award $5,000 to New Stokes County Animal Shelter in 2015, and the organization will have the opportunity to reapply for the grant in 2016.
“We are thrilled to be able to support New Stokes County in an effort to construct a new animal shelter,” said Claire Holley, executive director of the NCVMA. “We are hopeful that the new shelter will make a difference in the community and will enable the organization to expand and to care for even more animals who need homes."
- For more information on the Stokes County Animal Shelter, visit http://co.stokes.nc.us/animal/
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The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA) is a professional organization of veterinarians dedicated to compassionate animal care and quality medicine. The NCVMA promotes integrity and excellence in veterinary medicine, provides the highest quality continuing education programs and conferences, supports its members through public relations and marketing efforts to the public and governing officials, lobbies on behalf of the interests of the entire profession, and serves as an advocate and voice for veterinary medicine in the state. As recognized experts in veterinary medicine, NCVMA members are frequently asked to contribute their opinions and lend their expertise to media outlets throughout North Carolina and around the country, including The News & Observer, Charlotte Today, Wilmington Star-News, Fayetteville Observer, Greensboro News & Record, USA Today, Yahoo!, ABC News and Time Warner Cable News. For more information, visit http://ncvma.org/, or call (800) 446-2862 or (919) 851-5850.