• Operation Freedom Paws to benefit from A Table Affair

    The 12th Annual “A Table Affair” co-sponsored by Pebble Beach Company and Friends of Operation Freedom Paws will take place at the Conference Center, The Lodge, Pebble Beach on Thursday, April 23, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Approximately 38 creatively designed table arrangements will be on display to delight visitors to the event. As in previous years, there is no admission charge and no reservation is required. Complimentary refreshments are served and a “no-host” bar is available. All the costs of the event are underwritten by generous individuals.

    A different beneficiary is selected each year and visitors are respectfully requested to make donations at the event. The beneficiary receives100 perent of all donated funds. Representatives of Operation Freedom Paws, the 2015 beneficiary of “A Table Affair” will be in the Lobby of the Conference Center to receive donations for which tax receipts will given. Operation Freedom Paws is an organization located at San Martin, CA which trains rescued dogs and veterans together resulting in service teams. Many severely physically and psychologically vets, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan have benefited from having a service dog. Mary Cortani, the founder of Operation Freedom Paws, states that close to 200 veterans have been helped since 2010. The veteran does not pay any charge for a service dog but is asked to commit to a 48 week training program. Operation Freedom Paws funding is provided by fundraising events, individual donations and grants from private foundations. The organization is registered as non-profit (501(c)3). Their motto is: Four Paws, Two Feet, One Team.

    This is such a worthy cause and it is hoped that there will be a great deal of support from the local community.

    posted to Cedar Street Times on March 31, 2015

    Topics: Front PG News

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