Philly, Jan. 12-14: BEN-efit For The Bayou

If you live in or near Philly, ya got to attend next Saturday night's benefit at the Franklin Institute to help rebuild the Audubon Nature Institute in New Orleans.

A $35 ticket gets you the Dr. John concert and the IMAX film, Hurricane on the Bayou along with tasty New Orleans food.

January 13th, 5pm-11 p.m.; Concert time 8-9:30pm (over 21 only)

Or for those with kids, the Bayou Family Festival going on the rest of the weekend.

Click on above link for full details.


Lost Katrina Pets site on Newsday

Katrina pets online
Monday, January 1, 2007

They're still out there, and their owners are not giving up. Some animals displaced and lost during Hurricane Katrina are finding their way back to their original homes, but it's an arduous process that requires more than a bit of luck. And for all the reunions posted on http://www.lostkatrinapets.com/, there are still far too many entries labeled "missing.


Urgent plea for help for Break Heart Ranch

Val & John Hinderlider and their beloved horses at Break Heart Ranch in Minden, Nebraska have lost power due to the devastating ice storm that struck the western plains. They are in need of hay and monetary donations of any size.

The electricity for Break Heart Ranch may not be on for 3 to 4 weeks. They are currently using two generators to heat water for the horses and other necessities.
(web photo of ice damage in Nebraska)

Check out their website and read about the incredible work they do to rescue, rehabilitate and adopt horses and please donate whatever you can.

Tax-deductible donations (
501c3 ) can be mailed to:
Break Heart Ranch Horse Rescue
2141 J. Road
Minden, NE 68959

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