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Bidwell Bark Fun Run & Festival

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Join us for the second annual Bidwell Bark Fun Run & Festival, Chico's most pet-friendly family festival and the largest annual community fundraising event for Butte Humane Society. Friendly dogs on leash are welcome at this event, but not required.

DATE: September 28, 2013
PLACE: One-Mile Recreation Area, Lower Bidwell Park, Chico
TIME: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
COST: Free registration and event admission!

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Celebrate the love and responsibility we all share for animals by supporting Butte Humane Society at the Bidwell Bark! Start a team with your friends, family, coworkers or club to show off your community spirit and raise money for the animals. Earn nifty prizes for each fundraising level you reach, and feel good knowing that every penny you raise will go directly to Butte Humane Society and helping animals in our community. Register Today >

Be a champion for the animals by becoming a Bidwell Barker and spreading the word about Bidwell Bark. By encouraging others to join your team or donate to your cause, you help build a more compassionate community and increase support for our vital adoption, spay/neuter, education and animal care programs. Register now to get your free customizable webpage and start raising funds online! Register Today >

Fun Run and Festival Features

• 5K Fun Run (new this year: chipped timing!) or 2K Walk through scenic Lower Bidwell Park
• Bagel Breakfast with fresh fruit, coffee and juice
• Dog Costume Contest 
• Trained Dog Demonstrations
• Family-friendly Live Music
• Fun Activities for Kids and Dogs
• Silent Auction to benefit BHS 
• Vendors and much more!

Your Support Means the World...

We're thrilled that so many individuals, groups and businesses have embraced Bidwell Bark to demonstrate their love for animals and make a contribution to animal welfare efforts in our community. When you see a Bidwell Bark flyer or team poster at a place of business, please join us in thanking them for supporting Butte Humane Society through this special event. To see the full list of Bidwell Bark sponsors and vendors, click here.

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