Feb 11th 2016

A portion of all pet product sales during the event will support local humane societies. Grove City, Pennsylvania – February 10, 2016: Wendell August, a premier metal giftware manufacturer, and Grove City merchant, is pleased to announce it will be partnering with two local animal shelters to host an adoption event in conjunction with the release of a new line of pet products.   On February 20 and 21, 2016, the Mercer County Humane Society and the Lawrence County Humane Society will be on site at Wendell August’s Grove City Flagship location for an adoption and Humane Society support event.  This event coincides with a new line of pet products including frames, magnets, bowls, treat jars and ornaments, most of which can be personalized.  Each humane society will be bringing dogs and cats, available for adoption, to meet the community and find new homes. Pets will be at the Forge from 11am – 2pm on Saturday and Sunday. Adoption applications will be available on site for all animals present at the event.   Wendell August will also be donating 10% of all proceeds from their pet line in each of their retail stores and online during those two days to The Mercer and Lawrence County Humane Societies.  “We are thrilled to host an event and give back to two local charities that are focused on helping to prevent animal cruelty.  We hope to help find loving homes for as many pets as possible during these two days,” states Rob Ridgeway, Wendell August Grove City Store Manager.   About Wendell August Forge A time-honored tradition of hand-crafted elegance for 93 years, Wendell August makes heirloom-quality personalized metal giftware and jewelry to celebrate life’s special moments. Our American-made high-quality, functional gifts fit within any budget and can be found at store locations, www.wendellaugust.com and more than 500 gift shops nationwide.  For more information, visit www.wendellaugust.com     About The Mercer County Humane Society The Humane Society of Mercer County will enforce PA's Animal Cruelty laws, provide humane education, and provide a safe and comfortable animal shelter for the care of pets rescued from abusive, neglectful, or cruel situation within the boundaries of Mercer County.  For more information, contact allpaws2@roadrunner.com.   About The Lawrence County Humane Society Since 1953, the Lawrence County Humane Society has been there to help prevent cruelty to animals. They have an open door policy and will accept all stray, unwanted and/or abused animals. The animals are provided with a safe haven, food, shelter, vaccinations and plenty of love. It is their goal to give animals a loving, responsible home. For more information, visit http://www.lawrencecountyhumane.com/ Pe