La Dolce Vita Restaurant Sales on Leap Day, February 29th, Benefit Cat Care Society & Includes Special Denver Restaurant Week Menu Selection

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Twenty percent of proceeds from all lunch and dinner sales at La Dolce Vita Ristorante Italiano in Castle Pines goes to Cat Care Society (CCS) on Leap Day, February 29, 2012. Further, the restaurant is participating in Denver Restaurant Week (Feb. 25 through March 9), so Leap Day diners can also enjoy selections from a special menu that includes an appetizer, entree, and dessert for two people for $52.80.

La Dolce Vita Ristorante Italiano, 361 Village Square Lane in Castle Pines, will benefit Cat Care Society (CCS) all day Wednesday, February 29, 2012. The announcement is made by CCS President Diane Stoner who says, "Twenty percent of proceeds from all lunch and dinner sales at La Dolce Vita goes to Cat Care Society on Leap Day. Better yet, the restaurant is participating in Denver Restaurant Week (Feb. 25 through March 9), so Leap Day diners also enjoy selections from a special menu that includes an appetizer, entree, and dessert for two people for $52.80 (or $26.40 for a an individual)."

At La Dolce Vita, diners savor the aroma of the wood burning oven and delight in the authentic Italian décor. They find themselves transported, as if by magic, to a quaint little village located somewhere off the coast of Sicily. Reservations are encouraged, especially if you're coming for lunch on February 29th. Be sure to call ahead and make a reservation: 303.663.3421. For more information visit the La Dolce Vita website at http://ladolcevitacastlepines.net.

"Many thanks to La Dolce Vita owner Ron Girardi for his generous 20% donation to Cat Care Society. We wish to thank CCS Volunteer Kyle Herbertson for arranging this special fundraising opportunity," Stoner said.

La Dolce Vita's Denver Restaurant Week menu includes: First Course, Appetizer Trio (one to share): Stuffed Shrimp with crab meat, Mozzarella Caprese, Pesto Bruschetta; Appetizer Trio (one to share): Second Course, Entrée (choose one each): Mahi Mahi Florentine (Sautéed fillet of Mahi Mahi topped with fresh spinach, garlic and tomatoes with a white wine lemon butter sauce, served with capellini pomodoro and sautéed asparagus), Stuffed Pork Chop (10 oz pork loin rib chop stuffed with provolone, rosemary, sun dried tomatoes and topped with a forest mushroom demi glaze served with garlic mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables), or Rosemary Chicken Ravioli (House made jumbo raviolis stuffed with chicken, ricotta, and fresh rosemary tossed with an alfredo gorgonzola cream sauce with julienned chicken); Entrée (choose one each): Third Course, Dessert (choose one each): Tiramisu (Espresso rum soaked lady fingers with creamy mascarpone cheese and cocoa powder) or Triple Chocolate Cake (A decadent dessert of moist chocolate cake, chocolate filling and chocolate frosting). Visit http://www.denver.org/denverrestaurant/menu?id=182&La+Dolce+Vita for more information.

About Cat Care Society

The CCS, founded in 1981 by Linda East, DVM and Lynn Rowe, is a nonprofit organization established to improve the quality of life for homeless, injured and abused cats in the Denver metropolitan area. The Society's goals are:

  • To sponsor educational programs that promote responsible pet ownership, humane treatment of all animals, and the elimination of pet overpopulation;
  • To shelter cats in a healthy, cage free environment and to find compatible and responsible families for every cat;
  • To provide community outreach programs that improve the quality of life for cats and people;
  • To be a friend to all cats.

The CCS is supported by a number of loyal members and contributors, without whom the shelter could not operate.  CCS receives no government funding.  In addition, CCS volunteers assist with many fundraising activities each year such as book sales, Meow Mart, Tails of the Painted Cats, the holiday gift and bake sale and much more. For more information, visit http://www.catcaresociety.org

Denver's Cat Care Society is also is found on these social media sites (come join in the conversation):

Facebook Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/CatCareSociety

Twitter: http://twitter.com/CatCareSociety

Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/catcaresociety

For more information contact:

Suellen Scott, Director of Development, Cat Care Society - 303-239-9680 x19

Maggie Chamberlin Holben, APR, Absolutely PR on behalf of the Cat Care Society – http://www.absolutelypr.com – 303-984-9801

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