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Bow-WOW & Alley Cat Bowling

Join us Sunday, March 25th at 5:30 pm at River Rand Bowl in Des Plaines for bowling, pizza, dessert, games and raffles all to benefit the animals at Heartland!

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Glenbrook North High School Partnership

Glenbrook North High School’s PAWS club has chosen to partner with Heartland Animal Shelter for the 2017-2018 school year, bringing even more awareness to the shelter and educating the community on the importance of adopting.

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Cones of Fame

Erin Einbender, founder of the Cones of Fame project, came to Heartland Animal Shelter to photograph some decorative cones that volunteer Jeanne Salerno crafted. The results are beautiful!

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