EDWARDSVILLE – The Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel Young Lawyers Division is hosting a fundraising drive and happy hour to benefit Stray Rescue of St. Louis.
The drive will run through Thursday, Aug. 4, ending in a dog-friendly happy hour from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Big Daddy’s, 132 N. Main St.
The group is looking for donations of bottled water, dye-free laundry detergent, pop-top canned dog food, Kong brand toys, blankets and towels (gently used), paper towels, cat & dog beds, dryer sheets, fabric softener, Nylabones, cat and dog treats, and cat toys. Cash donations are welcome.
Donated items can be dropped off at the office of HeplerBroom LLC, 130 N. Main St., or at the happy hour.
The group also has partnered with Whisker Bones Supply Co., 138 N. Main St., for the fundraising drive. Whisker Bones will stay open late on Aug. 4 and 5 percent of all sales between 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. will be donated to Stray Rescue. Those who stop in during the happy hour to shop for their pets will receive a complimentary doggy treat.