Lifeline Animal Project Needs a New Furnace and Water Heater

With all the pet lovers ’round these parts, I figured this would be of particular interest.  Juston sends along this note from the Lifeline Animal Project…

We like it when the dogs at LifeLine have a cold nose…but not THIS cold. Unfortunately, the furnace that heats our no-kill Dog House on nights like last night, when temps dropped into the 30s, has broken beyond repair. Some of our rescued residents are older pets, in recovery from surgery, or being treated for a medical condition, and it’s getting too chilly for the 70+ canines that call LifeLine’s Dog House home.

While trying to find a solution to this bit of bad news, we got a call from our College Park clinic staff that the water heater there had broken – also beyond repair. Double disaster! Each week, the LifeLine Spay & Neuter Clinic in College Park serves about 120 family pets, feral cats, and dogs and cats from other rescue groups. And they need hot water!

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Emory Releases Details of Paul Simon Lectures; Plus How to Get Tickets

Michelle sends along this Emory release…

Paul Simon delivers the 12th Richard Ellmann Lectures

During his distinguished career, Paul Simon has been the recipient of many honors and awards, including 12 Grammy Awards, three of which were for the album of the year (Bridge over Troubled Water, Still Crazy after All These Years, and Graceland). In 2003 he received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award for his work as half of the duo Simon & Garfunkel. Simon is a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He has been inducted into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame both as a member of Simon & Garfunkel and as a solo artist. Simon was named one of Time magazine’s “100 People Who Shape Our World” in 2006.
Paul Simon will deliver the 12th Richard Ellmann Lectures on February 10-12, 2013. He will present four public events, including two original lectures, a public conversation with former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins, and a music performance. All events are free and open to the public.
Tickets will be available beginning Monday, December 3 from the Arts at Emory Box Office. There is no waiting list for tickets before this date. If you would like to receive a reminder email on December 1 about ticket availability, please submit your information here.

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