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Animals benefit from Buried Treasures

September 09, 2012
  • Buried Treasures Thrift Shop, in the Hill Dale Shopping Center at 116 Augustine Ave., Unit 46, Charles Town, W.Va., operates solely to support the Briggs Animal Adoption Center and Spay Today.
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CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — Buried Treasures Thrift Shop, in the Hill Dale Shopping Center at 116 Augustine Ave., Unit 46, Charles Town, opened its doors to the public Aug. 18.

More than 300 people wandered the 3,900-square-foot shop looking at the items for sale. Nearly $2,500 was raised, with all proceeds benefiting animals in need.

Buried Treasures is operated solely to support the Briggs Animal Adoption Center and Spay Today.

Items for sale include antiques and collectibles; jewelry; new and gently used women’s, men’s and children’s clothing and accessories; linens; decorative items including artwork, china and glassware; books; DVDs; CDs and furniture. Buried Treasures accepts donations of the same types of items; the donations are tax-deductible.

Hours of operation are Tuesday, noon to 4 p.m.; Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Thursday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Spay Today and Briggs Animal Adoption Center are programs of The National Humane Education Society, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Spay Today, partnering with 22 veterinarians, has provided more than 5,000 low-cost spay/neuter surgeries for animals in the Tri-State area in the past 12 months. Briggs Animal Adoption Center, a no-kill shelter, provides comprehensive adoption services for cats and dogs, including animal rescue; veterinary care, including mandatory spay/neuter before adoption; socialization/rehabilitation; canine obedience training; and delivery of all dogs to their new homes. The BAAC has a holding capacity of approximately 205 animals — 80 dogs and 125 cats.

For more information, directions or to donate items, call 304-724-7071 or go to www.bttshop.org.

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