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Monday, October 17, 2016

WHS-WARL to Operate Under New Name for The First Time in More Than 145 Years: Named to be Revealed, Monday, October 24th at 11:00 AM

Washington, DC - Washington Humane Society-Washington Animal Rescue League to Operate Under New Name for The First Time in More Than 145 Years: Named to be Revealed, Monday, October 24th at 11:00 AM

For the first time in a major urban area, Washington, DC’s two iconic, combined animal welfare organizations operate every aspect of animal protection programs and services in one unified organization

WHAT:  Historic announcement of new name for the combined Washington Humane Society-Washington Animal Rescue League

WHEN:   Monday, Oct. 24th 
                                    
TIME:    11:00 a.m.

WHO:     Lisa LaFontaine, President and CEO, Washington Humane Society-Washington Animal Rescue League,WHS-WARL staff and adoptable animals

WHERE:  Washington Humane Society-Washington Animal Rescue League
                                    71 Oglethorpe Street, NW
                                    Washington, DC  20011
NOTES:               
   
  • Washington Humane Society and the Washington Animal Rescue League, the two iconic animal welfare organizations in our Nation’s Capital will have a new name for the first time in more than 145 years. 
  • The two organizations merged in February to form the driving force in animal welfare, caring for more than 60,000 animals each year. 
  • With the merger of the Washington Humane Society and Washington Animal Rescue League, Washington, DC became the only major urban area in the country with all of its animal protection programs and services unified under one organization.
  • Over the past six months, the organization has worked through the process of determining a new name and brand, both of which will be presented at the event on Monday, Oct. 24th.

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