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Annual walk helps fundraise for Nanaimo animal welfare organization

The 2014 Scotiabank and B.C. SPCA Paws for a Cause Walk takes place each September, with the Nanaimo chapter holding its edition Sept. 7 at Maffeo Sutton Park.

The walk, which raises money to fight animal cruelty, begins at 11:45 a.m. and money raised will go toward abused, injured, neglected and homeless animals.

There will a number of activities and entertainment, including a vegetarian barbecue, and Andrea Adams, a local performer, will serve as MC.

In addition, a WestJet flight for two will be up for grabs in a prize draw.

Tickets are $5 and available at the Nanaimo branch, located at 2200 Labieux Rd.

For more information on the event, please visit spca.bc.ca/walk.

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