FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 20 February 2016 Alaqua Animal Refuge and HEART Animal Rescue Host Third Annual Furry Fest Furry Fest Poster 2016 FREEPORT, FL – Alaqua Animal Refuge and HEART Animal Rescue, two area, non-profit organizations dedicated to caring and shelter for homeless animals, are happy to announce they are teaming together for the third annual Furry Fest, a fun, fund-raising effort for two and four legged friends to benefit the two 501c(3) non-profit organizations. Furry Fest Poster 2016 This FREE Community Festival will be held at Alaqua Unleashed Dog Park—at 342 J.D. Miller Road in Santa Rosa Beach, FL—on Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 10am-4pm and will feature live music by KC Phelps and the Screamin Fleas, food merchants, local vendors, a prize raffle, children’s activities, adoptable pets, wiener dog races (the Fast and the Furriest), dog contests and agility demonstrations, and much more. The event is sponsored in part by Alaqua Animal Refuge and H.E.A.R.T., and festival organizers are still looking for additional sponsors, vendors, and donations for the silent auction booth. Those interested in participating or donating should contact: April Madr at email@example.com. Make plans to bring your favorite furry friend and your family to Alaqua Unleashed for lots of entertaining furry fun! About Alaqua Animal Refuge: Alaqua Animal Refuge, an independent, nonprofit organization located on Florida’s Emerald Coast, advocates the general welfare and humane treatment of animals by providing shelter, prevention of pet overpopulation and adoption services. For more about the refuge, visit www.AlaquaAnimalRefuge.org About H.E.A.R.T Animal Rescue: H.E.A.R.T Animal Rescue Inc is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to caring for homeless pets in our communities through helping with adoptions from shelters, community awareness, our food pantry and when able fostering and caring for companion animals until loving homes can be found.