Palo Alto Humane Society Announces 2012 Annual Holiday Gala Movie Event

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The Palo Alto Humane Society in Palo Alto, California announces their upcoming 2012 annual holiday gala movie event, which will be hosted by Hollywood producer, Philip Giffin on Thursday, December 6, 2012 from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. The evening's entertainment will be the classic 1934 feature film, "Lassie Come Home" and an opening performance by professional bagpiper, Jeff Campbell.

The Palo Alto Humane Society, which works to keep animals out of shelters through humane programs in intervention, advocacy and education, presents the 2012 Annual Holiday Gala Movie Event, Lassie Come Home on Thursday, December 6, 2012 from 7-10 p.m. Set in England and Scotland, Lassie Come Home is a story about the profound bond between a boy and his dog. Admission is a nostalgic $2.00.

The 1934 classic feature film, Lassie Come Home, will be hosted by Hollywood producer and PAHS friend Philip Giffin. Mr. Giffin is an Emmy-nominated composer and is the producer/director of "If Animals Could Speak For Themselves," a still-life movie about the work and history of the Palo Alto Humane Society Volunteers.

The 2012 Annual Holiday Gala Movie Event will open with a performance by professional bagpiper, Jeff Campbell. Mr. Campbell has over 30 years of piping experience and always performs in full highland dress. He has played for the Major of San Francisco, the Queen of England and for numerous other well-known events. The evening will also feature special guest, NorCal Collie Rescue, a nonprofit oganization founded by collie lovers who are dedicated to taking responsibility for collies at risk in northern California.

The 2012 Annual Holiday Gala Movie Event will be held at the Aquarius Theatre at 430 Emerson Street in Palo Alto. Reservations are highly recommended. Please call at 650-424-1901 or email PAHS (at) paloaltohumane (dot) org to save a seat.

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The Palo Alto Humane Society is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit, volunteer-supported organization. PAHS is one of the few humane societies nationwide with no animal shelter. Instead of managing animals inside a shelter, we work to keep animals out of the shelter through humane programs in intervention, advocacy, and education. For a century, our mission has been to alleviate the suffering of animals, increase public sensitivity to animal issues, and elevate the status of animals in our society.

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