Salt Lake Comic Con, Subaru of America, Wasatch Front Subaru Retailers host Red Carpet Adoption event at the Humane Society of U
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MURRAY, UTAH (March 11, 2017) -- Pet adoption special, contest and photo opportunity with official Salt Lake Comic Con cosplayers March 11, 2017.
SALT LAKE CITY, March 10, 2017 – Salt Lake Comic Con, Subaru of America, Inc., the Wasatch Front Subaru Retailers and the Humane Society of Utah (HSU) announced a red carpet adoption event on Saturday, March 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Humane Society of Utah located at 4242 S. 300 W. in Murray, Utah. The event will include a pet adoption special and photo opportunity with official Salt Lake Comic Con cosplayers.
Eligible adopters will save $20 off the regular adoption fee for dogs and cats six months and older Saturday, March 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Regular HSU adoption process and policies apply for all pet adoptions.
The public is welcome to visit the Humane Society of Utah Adoption Center March 11, from noon to 2 p.m. for photo opportunities with official Comic Con cosplayers on the red carpet.
“We’re excited to name the Humane Society of Utah as our official charity of 2017,” said Dan Farr, Salt Lake Comic Con founder and show producer. “The HSU provides such important services to our community and pet friends, and we want to play a major part in supporting the important work that they do. Our fans have always been supportive of us and the charities we work with, we know that they’ll step up to the challenge of raising money and awareness for the Humane Society of Utah.”
The public may also enter to win a FanX17 VIP Package, which includes a pair of VIP passes and two $50 Photo Op Vouchers. The winner will be announced at 2 p.m.
Adoptable pets will make their walk down the red carpet in hopes of finding a new home.
“We couldn’t be more excited about the opportunity to partner with Salt Lake Comic Con,” said Deann Shepherd, HSU director of marketing and communications. “This is an innovative and positive pairing of our animals with one of the state’s largest events that will help support the many life-saving programs and services that we offer.”
Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience 2017 (FanX™) will be held March 17-18 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Fans can purchase tickets to FanX17 at a 25 percent discount off regular pricing with the promotion code FANX17HS March 5-18, and 15 percent of the purchase will be donated to the HSU.
“All of us that work at Salt Lake Comic Con are animal lovers,” said Bryan Brandenburg, Salt Lake Comic Con co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer. “Many of our fans have pets and like to dress them up in the spirit of superheroes and comic con. We’re thrilled to use our broad fanbase to support and raise money for such a worthwhile cause as Humane Society of Utah.”
About Salt Lake Comic Con:
Salt Lake Comic Con is organized by Dan Farr Productions, in partnership with ABC4/CW30 of the Nexstar Broadcasting Group and was co-founded by Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg. Dan Farr Productions is an event and marketing group devoted to organizing events, launching and acquiring new shows, and partnering with premium celebrities and brands in the pop culture arena. Dan Farr Productions is dedicated to producing spectacular celebrations of popular culture that lead the market in providing exceptional and rewarding experiences for our consumers, fans, celebrity guests, vendors and partners. Find out more at: www.SaltLakeComicCon.com, www.abc4.com/.
About Subaru of America, Inc.
Subaru of America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. of Japan. Headquartered at a zero-landfill office in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, the company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles, parts, and accessories through a network of more than 620 retailers across the United States. All Subaru products are manufactured in zero-landfill production plants, and Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. is the only U.S. automobile production plant to be designated a backyard wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation. For additional information, visit media.subaru.com.
About the Humane Society of Utah
The Humane Society of Utah is dedicated to the elimination of pain, fear and suffering in all animals. Since 1960, the HSU has been sheltering homeless animals, fighting cruelty and neglect, and creating an environment of respect, responsibility, and compassion for all animals across the state of Utah. HSU is the largest open-admissions shelter in the state and welcomes any companion animal that can legally be admitted. As a member of the No-Kill Utah (NKUT) Coalition, the HSU works hard to ensure that every healthy and treatable pet that enters the facility will be placed into a loving home. The Humane Society of Utah is a local, private 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that does not receive any state tax dollars or government funding. HSU is funded by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses and foundations. Read more about the HSU online at www.utahhumane.org.