Monthly Archives: April 2014

[saro_events] Fairmount PetSmart in Desperate Need of Volunteers!!

A message from the volunteer coordinator for the CNY Cat Coalition’s c=
at adoption program.

Hi everyone,

This email is to make everyone aware that as of April 28th the Adoptio=
n Center will be in desperate need of volunteers to cover the 9am to 11am o=
pening shifts on any of the following weekdays: MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY=
The adoption center is located at 3553 W Genesee St, Syracu=
se, NY 13219.

Please let me know if you can work the 9-11am shift on any of the days=
noted. And, please let your friends and family know that the Fairmount Pet=
Smart Adoption Center is in need of volunteers and give them a volunteer ap=
plication to fill out or have them
pick one up at the adoption center.
Thank you again for your dedication to the kitties!
Lyn Keane  430-7007
CNYCC Fairmount PetSmart Adoption Center Volunteer Coordinator


[saro_events] World Lab Animals Day Demonstration+ Farm Sanctuary

Week for Animals in Laboratories

When: Thursday, April 24th =
from 12noon-1pm
Where: On the public sidewalk of the south-west corner =
of Marshall St. and University Ave.
What: Hold signs and engage pedestr=
ians in support of alternatives to animal models as research, support empat=
hy for animals in laboratories.

WWAIL is=20
every year in April. Please join In Defense of Animals during World Week
for Animals in Laboratories (WWAIL) to speak out against the abhorrent=20
use of animals in testing and research.Please join with thousands of other =
people across the country this week, including many doctors, scientists and legislators, in calling for an end to th=
e use of animals as research subjects.

Marshall St. is at the epicenter of animal laboratories in Syracuse.=20
Patrons of the Marshall Square Mall and shops are not aware that=20
thousands of laboratory animals languish withing walking distance.=20
Within just one square mile surrounding the Mall are Syracuse=20
University, SUNY Upstate Medical University, and the Institute for Human
Performance. all of whom conduct research on hundreds of mice, rats,=20
primates, and other animals, using student tuition fees and taxpayer=20
Join SARO for a public awareness event. We need people=20
to hold signs and support our activists who will be living the lonely=20
life of a caged lab animal for the duration of the event.

Day Tr=
ip to Farm Sanctuary

We will carpool down to visi=
t the=20
rescued animals at Farm Sanctuary in beautiful Watkins Glen, NY. $15 per
person covers gas/tolls and admission, and SARO funds will cover the=20
rest. Snacks and microwaveable meals are for sale in the gift shop, but=20
bringing a bag lunch is recommended.. Wear boots or sneakers for muddy=20
areas on the farm. Information on the sanctuary can be found here:=20 Email alcoon (at) to reserve your seat or=20
if you have a vehicle and would like to help the carpool.
When: Saturday=
, May 3rd, 2014
leaves ESF campus at 9am, returns at 6pm. Meet at the statue of Abe=20
Lincoln next to Illick Hall on SUNY ESF for the carpool.

Amber Canav=
Environmental Studies
Environment, Communication and Society
NY College of Environmental Science and Forestry