New coalition of animal advocates forming in Manatee

Animal advocates and rescue group volunteers will meet with the new head of Manatee County Animal Services on Monday evening (Oct. 6).

catMCASDebra Starr of Animal Network wants to unite the rescue community under an umbrella organization called Manatee United 4 Pets. The organizational meeting will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 1301 Barcarrota Blvd., Bradenton.

Animal Services director Bill Hutchison and new volunteer specialist Sam Wolfe are to talk about innovations that are ahead for the county agency.
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