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Annual Valentine’s Day fund-raiser planned for Friends of Animals

chocolate covered strawberries
These are examples from last year’s Valentine’s Day fundraiser. Organizers say they sold over 120 dozen and hope to beat that number this year. All proceeds benefit Friends of Animals Rescue and Adoption Center. {Photo Provided}

LOCAL NEWS | Non-profits — Whether you’re looking for a sweet treat for your significant others, a co-worker, your child, a parents, or even just a good friend … Lynchburg Vet Hospital, Barking Pig BBQ, and Lynchburg Friends of Animals will offer a delicious way to be thoughtful and support an hard-working non-profit this Valentine’s Day.

All three will host their annual Valentine Chocolate Covered Strawberry Fundraiser again this year. The cost for one dozen fresh strawberries hand-dipped in Ghirardelli chocolate is $15. Locals can pre-order their dozen by calling the Lynchburg Veterinary Hospital during regular business hours at 931-759-7550. Organizer says they sold around 120 dozen last year, and hope to beat that total in 2020.

Pick up will be on Friday, February 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All profits benefit Moore County Friends of Animals, a local non-profit dedicated to helping stray, and abandoned pets in our community through both rescue and adoption. •

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