Atlanta Boxer Rescue to Hold Third Annual Boxerstock Music Festival

Family-friendly Day of Music and Fun Scheduled for October 24

Atlanta Boxer Rescue, Inc., will hold its third annual Boxerstock music festival on Sunday, October 24, from noon until 7 PM, at Jim Miller Park in Marietta. Paces Ferry Veterinary Clinic is the presenting sponsor of this year’s event. Ticket prices are for adults and only for children under 12, students and members of the military with proper ID. All proceeds from Boxerstock will go toward Atlanta Boxer Rescue efforts and pet owner education.

Boxerstock is a dog-friendly event. Well-behaved dogs of all breeds on leashes are welcome. Sponsor C&C Fence Company will provide a fenced dog park for canine attendees to roam off leash. Trainers from sponsor K-9 Coach/Bed & Bark will be available for dog training tips throughout the day. Atlanta Boxer Rescue will microchip dogs that have current vaccinations and proof of ownership for .

Featuring a wide variety of music, Boxerstock offers something for all musical tastes. Barry Richman, heralded by many as a genuine guitar hero, will delight the crowd with a mix of rock, blues and jazz. Singer/songwriter Hannah Thomas, named 2009 Top Female Artist by http://www.Georgia-Country.com is scheduled to perform and Anna Kaelin, an American Idol Season 8 qualifying finalist, are also slated to perform. Georgia Country Male Artist of the Year for 2009, Thomas Tillman returns for his second Boxerstock. State of Man brings their unique brand of popular rock, infused with universal themes and messages of healing for the soul, to the lineup. Other scheduled acts include local musicians RubberJean and Sam Rhodes. Comedienne Shelly Ryan returns this year as emcee.

Other planned events include children’s activities, a silent auction, a dog costume contest and a canine agility demo. Food, drinks and a variety of merchandise from vendors will be available for purchase. Atlanta Boxer Rescue volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and provide information about adopting, fostering or volunteering.

“The Atlanta Boxer Rescue provides assistance to boxers through adoption services, fostering and education. This year’s Boxerstock, at its new location at Jim Miller Park, promises to be our biggest, best yet,” said Lisa Demma, president of Atlanta Boxer Rescue. “Boxerstock is our largest annual fundraiser, and the funds we raise allow us to continue our rescue efforts.”

“Paces Ferry Veterinary Clinic is proud to be the presenting sponsor for this year’s Boxerstock music festival,” said Steven M. Whittle, DVM. “Atlanta Boxer Rescue does extraordinary work caring for these boxers, and we are thrilled to support their rescue efforts.”

Boxerstock would not be possible without the generosity of its sponsors. This year’s presenting sponsor is Paces Ferry Veterinary Clinic. Other sponsors include K-9 Coach/Bed & Bark, C&C Fence Company, The Sunday Paper, Georgia-Country.com, DaLee & Company, Inc., Balloons and Events Over Atlanta and Georgia Network of Professional Petsitters.

More information about Boxerstock including sponsorship opportunities, musician lineup, directions to the event and a full schedule can be found at http://www.boxerstock.org. Tickets for the event will be available on the Web site.

About Atlanta Boxer Rescue, Inc.

Atlanta Boxer Rescue, Inc. is a non-profit organization specializing in the rescue, adoption and animal welfare of Boxer dogs in the Atlanta metropolitan area. The organization provides veterinary services for its rescues and owner education and support for all Boxers in the Atlanta area. Atlanta Boxer Rescue, Inc., is 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by IRS law. For more information, to volunteer, to donate or to adopt a Boxer, please visit our website at http://www.atlantaboxerrescue.org or email info(at)atlantaboxerrescue(dot)org.

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Posted On: Atlanta, GA August 24, 2010

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