When: Thu. January 1, 1970 12:00 AM

Your presence is requested for the Ceremonial Ground Breaking of the NEW Blount County Animal Center—January 8, 2008 at 3pm

When: January 8, 2008 at 3pm

Where: 12-acre site located on Tyler Road located behind the

Boys and Girls Club

241 Currie Ave

Maryville, TN 37804

*The exact address has not been finalized as the road to the center is just being put in this week. Directions should be sourced based on the Boys and Girls Club address.

Who: Hosted by the Smoky Mountain Animal Care Foundation

What: The ceremony last approximately 30 minutes and will feature guest speakers (still waiting on confirmation of their attendance)

Why: Blount County is currently relying on the Loudon County Shelter to provide shelter to the homeless and abandoned animals in Blount County. The new Blount County Animal Center will feature an adoption center, over 140 kennels, medical suite and a focus on educational outreach to address the lack of spay and neutering of companion animals in the county.

Direction to the Groundbreaking

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This turn is across from the Eagleton Ballpark and behind to Richie Cream Donut Shop on Maryville Pike/ East Broadway.

Terry

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