Bradenton, FL (February 2, 2023) – Friends of Manatee County Animal Services (FoMCAS) invites everyone to join them at the February Yappy Hour at Motorworks Brewery. The family friendly and pet friendly event will be held on Sunday, February 19th in the Motorworks Beer Garden from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. FoMCAS will be the featured nonprofit and will have over $3000 in raffles and silent auction items plus a 50/50 drawing to help fundraise for the Manatee County Animal Welfare shelter animals. The event will feature vendors selling an array of pet and non-pet related products with drink specials and food from local food trucks all in the 12,000 sq ft. artificially turfed beer garden.
Raffles and silent auction items include resort stays on Anna Maria Island, restaurant gift cards, spa services, fabulous gift baskets, pet items, handmade arts by local artisans, jewelry, baskets of spirits, gourmet gift packages, and much, much more.
Pet owners are encouraged to bring their leashed pets to enjoy the day and help contribute to the Friends of Manatee County Animal Services whose mission it is to work hand in hand with Manatee County Animal Welfare to enrich the lives of the shelter animals by raising funds to provide additional resources, medical care and heartworm treatment.
Motorworks Brewery hosts the monthly Yappy Hour held on the third Sunday of each month. It features local nonprofit animal organizations that support, rescue, and find loving homes for homeless animals in our community. Each month, the guest organization receives the funds raised through the silent auction, raffles and 50/50 split drawing. Over the last three years the event has raised over $150,000 shared among the various guest organizations. The event is free to attend with free parking, shaded seating and live music.