Wabash, IN, August 05, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- Midwest Eye Consultants, official corporate partners of Leader Dogs for the Blind, is excited to invite the public to their First Annual Bark and Brew on August 26 in downtown Wabash. The event is a fundraiser with all net proceeds going directly to benefit the Leader Dog school in Rochester Hills, Michigan.
The Bark and Brew will be held on Miami Street in downtown Wabash from 3-7 pm. Two local musicians, Dakota Ray Parker and Layla Adair Price, will be entertaining the crowd with live music throughout the afternoon and evening. This is a family friendly event for the entire community that will also feature kid’s games and prizes, a doggie photo booth, food from local groups and restaurants such as the Lion’s Club, Charley Creek, Pizza King, and The Curb on Wheels as well as locally brewed beers on tap from Chapman’s. Berkley the Leader Dog Mom and her puppy raisers will be available for visits and photos with the public. There will also be a silent auction with valuable gifts donated by local businesses up for bidding, as well as Bark and Brew t-shirts for sale for $15.
Those attending are welcomed and encouraged to bring their leashed and friendly dogs along for the “BowWOW” contest with emcee Cara DeWalt from 4-5 pm. Prizes will be awarded for the Cutest Pup, Smallest Dog, Largest Dog and Cutest Costume. Pre-registration is encouraged for the BowWOW contest. Registration forms can be found online at www.midwesteyeconsultants.com/leader-dogs-blind or www.facebook.com/midwesteyeconsultants or can be picked up at the Midwest Eye Consultants locations in Wabash, North Manchester, Marion or Peru. Registration will also be available on location at the event until 3:00pm.
Representatives from Leader Dog will also be present to answer any questions about their programs and services. The school provides many critical services including talking GPS tools, white cane training and their professionally-trained guide dogs completely free of charge to visually-impaired, blind and deaf-blind clients.