pbCircle your calendars, please, for a 12:30 pm press conference on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 at the Capitol’s Legislative Office Building in Albany on the subject of Holley, New York’s Squirrel-Killing Contest on Feb. 16, 2013./b/p
pbContact: Edita Birnkrant, FoA NY Directorbr /
office: 212-247-8120br /
cell: 917-940-2725br /a href=”mailto:edita@friendsofanimals.org”email/a/b/p
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pHolley Fire Department’s contest awards cash and guns as prizes to teams of children and adultsbr /
who kill the heaviest squirrels — under the guise of raising monies for the fire department./p
pNew York State Senator Tony Avella is hosting a press conference in Albany in the LCA Press Room, Room 130 of the Legislative Office Building, 198 State Street in Albany to oppose the animal-killing contest in Holley, New York./p
pFriends of Animals has organized a protest outside the Holley Fire Department from 3 pm – 6 pm on Feb. 16, the day of the repulsive “Squirrel Slam.” /p
pFoA be joined by local groups, Animal Advocates of Western New York, and Animal Rights Advocates of Upstate New York./p
pbPlease share this./b/p