Established in 1965, HAWS assists over 6,000 animals and welcomes more than 31,000 human visitors annually. As an "open admissions" shelter we lead the community in animal welfare and assure sanctuary for all animals in need, regardless of age, health or temperament. HAWS is a non-profit, entirely donor-fund organization with an active humane education program, and both wildlife and companion animal rescue services for Waukesha County.
HAWS License #267280-DS
This weekend HAWS has two "fun"-draisers that are truly Wisconsin in nature: a polka party and a family bowling day!
ROLL OUT THE BARREL
The Friends of HAWS welcome you to Oom-Pa Paws, the first annual polka party for HAWS! Enjoy an evening of dancing to great music by Carol & the Keynotes...and keep your New Year’s Resolution to get more exercise by joining in the fun and polka the night away. The party is set for THIS Saturday, January 28 at Saxe’s Restaurant in Genesee (on Hwy. 18 ½ mile west of Hwy 83).
The fun starts at 7:00 p.m. and goes ‘til midnight. Enter the raffle for an autographed Packers football, win door prizes and bid on great auction items (including Brewers front row tickets and an Admirals game suite). Cost is $20/person in advance or $30 at the door - includes chili and cookie snack at 9pm. Call 262-542-8851 for info! Come ‘polka your paws off’ in support of the HAWS cause.
HAWS for Paws Bowl VII
Bring the family to Fracaro's Lane in Waukesha this Sunday, January 29 at 11:00am for an all-ages bowling party for HAWS. For $15 a person you get 3 games and shoe rental - or bring a team of 4-6 people for special rates. Get more info and reserve your lane by calling Friends of HAWS member Maria at 262-490-2102.
By the way - the annual, worldwide observance of Spay Day is coming up Tuesday, February 28. Keep an eye out for HAWS special goings-on...including the opportunity to SPONSOR-A-SPAY and purchase your very own limited edition Spay Day t-shirt. (Proceeds from HAWS' events support SNIP, our Spay-Neuter Initiative Program and clinic!)