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A Rabies Clinic will be held Saturday, August 26th from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the Ulysses Tri-Town Firehall. All dogs, cats, and ferrets that are at least 12 weeks old can be vaccinated against the rabies virus. The first time a dog or cat receives a vaccine, it is good for one year. Each time after that, the vaccination is good for three years. Ferrets must be vaccinated annually. All animals attending the clinic must be on a leash or in a container. Cost is $5.00 per animal. The clinic is sponsored by Dr. Lindsay Schwartzmeyer of the Potter County Veterinary Clinic, LLC.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Thompson Lauds Penn State Students for THON Fundraising Milestone

Thompson Lauds Penn State Students for THON Fundraising Milestone

Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon Surpasses $100 Million Raised in Support of Families Fighting Pediatric Cancer

Bellefonte, Pa. – U.S. Representative and Penn State Alumnus, Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today congratulated the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, affectionately known as THON, for raising a record-breaking annual total of $12.37 million in support of the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital and surpassing $100 million in total funds raised, a goal since its inception in 1977.

"I commend Penn State University students for their hard work in putting together another record-breaking THON and all of the volunteers and supporting organizations over the years who have helped make the Four Diamonds Fund such a fundamental success," stated Rep. Thompson. “Surpassing the $100 million mark in total funds raised is a truly impressive milestone, but no less impressive than the generations of contributions made by THON through issue awareness and emotional support for the millions of Americans coping with this life changing disease.”

Last year, THON raised $10.68 million, reaching a combined total of $89 million benefitting the Four Diamonds Fund.

"As a Penn State Alumnus, it is an honor to be associated with a first class institution that remains dedicated to achieving both scholastic and philanthropic success,” Rep. Thompson added. “Congratulations to Penn State and each generation of THON students for your commitment to this important cause and helping families in the fight against pediatric cancer."

THON is a year-long fundraising and awareness campaign for the fight against pediatric cancer that culminates with a 46 hour no-sitting, no-sleeping dance marathon known as THON Weekend, which this year took place from February 15-17, 2013.

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