Humane Society of the U.S. local meeting on Turning Compassion into Action

The Humane Society of the United States will be holding a local meeting at The Environmental Center on Kansas Avenue this coming Wednesday, October 18. The topic is Turning Compassion into Action; working with and lobbying the federal government on animal welfare. Here’s the press release:

What: There’s so much happening in Washington these days that affect animals right here at home, and Congressman Greg Walden is a key player on some of the most important issues facing animal welfare. The Oregon State Director for The Humane Society of the United States, Scott Beckstead, will be discussing the ways animal advocates can turn their compassion into effective action at this meeting on October 18 th at the Environmental Center of Bend.

From protecting our state’s wolf population to creating a humane management plan for our cougars, Oregon’s wildlife needs you now more than ever! Learn how you can be part of the movement to ensure that Oregon continues to be a safe haven for wildlife and that we are doing everything we can to help pass humane legislation on a federal level as well.

Who: Scott Beckstead, Senior Oregon Director, The HSUS and Megan Gram, HSUS District Leader, U.S. House District 2

When: October 18 at 5:30 p.m – 7:00 p.m

Where: The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Avenue, Bend OR 97701

Visuals: Sam the Pitbull will be on hand to advocate for companion animals too!