Tails wag­ging af­ter success­ful Paws Run

George Herald - - SPCA DBV - Lu­zu­ko Sam­po

The U­lys­ses Mo­tor­cy­cle Club held their an­nu­al Paws Run at C­hec­kers, Re­de­fi­ne Bou­le­vard in York Street, on Sun­day 24 Sep­tem­ber, with pro­ceeds going to the Gar­den Rou­te SPCA and Ba­di­sa, a child and fa­mi­ly ca­re or­ga­ni­sa­ti­on. C­hec­kers con­tri­bu­ted to the cau­se by a­vai­ling pet food and pro­ducts at dis­coun­ted pri­ces.

Se­cre­ta­ry of U­lys­ses Mo­tor­cy­cle Club

Paul Eras­mus said, "To­day we are col­lecting food for the SPCA and, for the first ti­me, we are al­so u­sing t­his oc­ca­si­on to help the lo­cal cha­ri­ty or­ga­ni­sa­ti­on Ba­di­sa rai­se funds. E­ver­y­thing that you see he­re to­day is going to the two re­ci­pients, Gar­den Rou­te SPCA and Ba­di­sa."

Gar­den Rou­te SPCA chai­r­per­son He­at­her Church was very ap­pre­ci­a­ti­ve. "We we­re re­al­ly ho­nou­red to be cho­sen t­his y­e­ar as one of the be­ne­fi­ci­a­ries of the Paws Run. They ha­ve do­ne e­ver­y­thing; they found won­der­ful pri­zes for our raf­fles and ha­ve ar­ran­ged t­his a­ma­zing a­mount of food and held col­lecti­ons for the SPCA. We are so gra­te­ful to the U­lys­ses Mo­tor­bi­ke Club, they are a­ma­zing."

Ria S­try­dom, chai­r­per­son of the Funds Com­mit­tee at Ba­di­sa, was e­qual­ly gra­te­ful for the U­lys­ses Mo­tor­cy­cle Club's help.

"The en­ti­re Ba­di­sa staff wor­ked very hard with the raf­fles and col­lected an a­ma­zing a­mount of mo­ney with the help of U­lys­ses Mo­tor­cy­cle Club. We want to thank them for their help, and we al­so thank the

Gar­den Rou­te SPCA for sharing the day with us."

The U­lys­ses Club was ful­ly sup­por­ted by their mem­bers, as well as mem­bers from ot­her mo­tor­cy­cle clubs in the South We­stern Dis­trict Mo­tor­cy­cle As­so­ci­a­ti­on.

The Gar­den Rou­te SPCA re­cei­ved a big a­mount of pet food col­lected in the Paws Run.

Pho­tos: Lu­zu­ko Sam­po

The Ba­di­sa te­am are, from left: Ria S­try­dom, Dol­lie van der Mer­we, LuC­reisha Mor­ris, cl­lr Li­za S­troe­bel (re­pre­sen­ting the ma­yor of Ge­or­ge), Tar­ren Fer­nol and Lou­w­de­ne Fi­ge­land.

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