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4th Annual Walk and Wag
June 2, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Please join us on Saturday, June 6, 2015 for the 4th Annual Walk & Wag held in memory of ten-year-old Abby Gibson. This dog friendly, family event will be held at Victor Ashe Park from 10am to 1pm with day-of-event registration and early registration check-in starting at 9am. This event is RAIN OR SHINE. Come and join us for Abby’s memorial walk and a day full of fun for you, your dog(s), and the whole family!
When you register, choose TEAM HALT. The teams with the most members will win prizes!
Proceeds of this event will benefit the Abby Gibson Memorial Foundation and help to further our mission of honoring Abby’s life and memory through the support of the Abby Gibson Veterinary Medicine Scholarship Endowment at UTCVM and the charitable projects done in Abby’s memory that help to provide East Tennessee’s children and teens with therapeutic and/or educational interactions with animals. H.A.L.T is honored to be of the program that benefits from this event. With your help, we can continue to help enhance the lives of children, teens, and young adults, while fostering a life-long love of animals.
After walking and wagging in memory of Abby, attendees will have the opportunity to: participate in contests with their dogs; watch demos by Knox County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit; visit with pet-related sponsors, vendors, and non-profits; meet local animal rescue groups and shelters and some of their adoptable dogs; enjoy music and delicious food; enter prize drawings; participate in a booth scavenger hunt with chances to win prizes; and much more! Plus we will have a lot of fun games and activities for the kiddos in our kids’ area!