Two local animal welfare groups will host a special screening of “The Champions,” the story of fighting dogs rescued from the property of football player Michael Vick, at 7 p.m. March 2 at the east Warren Theatres.
Friends of Felines KS and Beauties and Beasts Inc., in connection with Utah-based Best Friends Animal Society, are sponsoring the documentary, which follows the organizations and individuals that saved the pit bulls despite pressure from national humane groups to euthanize them, from their rescue in 2007 through their recovery, a news release said.
Tickets are $12.50 and can be purchased at https://tugg.com/events/92090 up to four hours before the screening. Tickets will not be available at the door.
For more information and to see the trailer, go to www.championsdocumentary.com/watch-the-trailer.
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Chocolate rabbits at Cero’s to help Bunny TNT
Bunny TNT, a local club for people who own and love rabbits, and Cero’s Candies are teaming up to help get out the message that bunnies do not make good Easter presents.
Starting Saturday, Cero’s, at 3429 E. Douglas, will have chocolate bunnies for sale for $2.50. They can be purchased through March 26, and proceeds will go to help with Bunny TNT’s rabbit rescue and educational efforts.
For more information, call 316-683-1122 or visit www.makeminechocolate.org.
Compiled by Diane McCartney