4 Paws for Ability, a nonprofit charity that trains service dogs for children and veterans with disabilities, will be spending Sunday, Jan. 17 from 1-5 PM celebrating the completion of its new building project by hosting an open house. Xenia Mayor, Marsha Bayless, and Xenia Area Chamber of Commerce President/CEO, Alan Liming, and other Chamber Board members will be attending the ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1 PM along with Hi-Five, 4 Paws staff, and major donors. 4 Paws trainer Cameron McLendon works with Laborador/Golden Retriever Ascics in the new facility. CHUCK HAMLIN / STAFF
Photo: Staff Writer
Photo: Staff Writer

Drink a pint for a great furry cause at Warped Wing this week

Tuesdays already call for a beer to unwind after the beginning of the week, so why not knock one back for the sake of a great cause that involves four paws? 

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Every Tuesday in August, Warped Wing Brewing Company has hosted the 4 Paws for Ability crew from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. to raise money for the organization. This Tuesday is your last chance to drink some beer to help this organization that trains support animals.

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At the family-friendly event, $1 from each pint of beer or root beer will go to the 4 Paws for Ability veterans program. 

4 Paws for Ability is a worldwide service dog organization based in Xenia with the mission to: “Enrich the lives of children with disabilities by the training and placement of quality, task trained service dogs to provide increased independence for the children and assistance to their families, enrich the lives of veterans from recent conflicts who have lost the use of their limbs or their hearing while in active combat and educate the public to accept the use of service dogs in public places.


WHAT: Share a Pint, Make a Difference for 4 Paws

WHEN: 5 p.m.- 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28

WHERE: Warped Wing Brewing Company, 26 Wyandot St., Dayton 

INFO: Facebook