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November 16, 2015 @ 1:36 am by admin

Masonic Homes Supports Local Public Schools


On Saturday, Oct. 17, families – and their dogs – from throughout the Bay Area came to the Masonic Homes for the New Haven Schools Foundation’s annual Mutt Strut. This fun annual community event included a walk/run, pancake breakfast, games and activities for both dogs and family members of all ages, and a variety of contests – including the popular dog/owner Halloween costume contest.

The Masonic Homes was a “Top Dog Sponsor” of the event, which raised $5,500. All proceeds will support the efforts of the New Haven Schools Foundation, which provides financial assistance for student activities and educational programs in local public schools.

“The Mutt Strut is one of our most popular events, and the main reason is because the community has a chance to walk the beautiful grounds of the Masonic Homes with their pet,” says John Shockley, president of the New Haven Schools Foundation. “This event is one of many ways that the Masonic Homes helps us to deliver innovative programs for our students and schools.”

“The Masonic Homes is proud to support the New Haven Schools Foundation and their efforts to provide needed academic resources for local children and schools,” says Gary Charland, Masonic Homes executive vice president. “Once again, our residents and staff enjoyed partnering with the Foundation for this fun, family-friendly, community event.”

View more photos and videos of the event

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