Bill Ironside, 2010 walk chairperson, Linda Allen, Director – St John Animal Shelter, Melanie Basile,
President – Rotary Club of La Place and Natalie Tatje, 2009 walk chairperson.

Natalie chairs 1st annual Pups in the Park event for Rotary Club to donate 1400.00 to the Animal Shelter

October 7, 2009 ~ The Rotary Club of La Place has donated $1,400.00 to the St John the Baptist Animal Shelter to be used to vaccinate animals from the parvo virus. The funds were raised during the 2009 “Pups in the Park on 51” charity dog walk organized by the club. The walk was held at the parish park on US 51 and attracted over 200 people and their dogs for a one mile walk along the jogging path, talent contests and agility demonstrations. The 2010 “Pups in the Park on 51” walk is scheduled for Saturday, March 27th.