Hi-Tor Animal Care Center and Camp Venture Partner For Benefit

“People & Paws Holiday Extravaganza” will help both organizations

Hi-Tor Animal Care Center and Camp Venture have partnered to host the first “People & Paws Holiday Extravaganza” for the benefit of both organizations.  The family-friendly and fun event on December 4 and 5 will feature a Holiday Village, farm animals, a border collie demonstration, vendor fair, photos with Santa, face painting, hayrides and more.

“ is in great need of financial support, as our government funding has been cut and we are still taking in a record number of animals,” said Roberta Bangs, president of Hi-Tor’s Board of Directors.  “Camp Venture is a wonderful organization, and the Therapeutic Equestrian Center has been tremendous in providing therapy to children and adults with developmental disabilities.”

The “People & Paws Holiday Extravaganza will take place from noon to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3, and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4 at Camp Venture’s Equestrian Program facility at 58 Oak Colony Road in Stony Point.

Admission to the Holiday Village costs $5 and entry to the vendor fair is free.  All proceeds will benefit the animals at Hi-Tor and the Therapeutic Equestrian Center at Camp Venture.

Vendor spots are available for a $50 fee per space.  For additional information, call 845-354-7900 or e-mail judy@hitor.org

Camp Venture, Inc. is a not-for-profit provider of family-like care and services to children and adults with developmental disabilities. A cornerstone of Rockland County since 1969, Venture offers a range of programs and services to meet nearly any need or preference across the developmental disability spectrum.

Founded in 1973, Hi-Tor Animal Care Center Inc. is a privately incorporated, nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and improving animal life, promoting responsible pet adoption and ownership and providing humane treatment for all animals in its care.  The facility is the only animal shelter in Rockland County and takes in approximately 2,500 animals annually.  It has a small paid staff, with a volunteer Board of Directors and a team of volunteers. 


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