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Portland Monthly Luncheon, April 11, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, "HU-MAINE: Creating a Kinder World for Animals" with Katie Hansberry of The Humane Society of the United States

  • 11 Apr 2017
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Portland Country Club, 11 Foreside Road, Falmouth

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  • Includes 1-year membership fee

Portland Monthly Luncheon
Tuesday, April 11, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Portland Country Club, Falmouth

"HU-MAINE: Creating a Kinder World for Animals"

Katie Hansberry
Maine Senior State Director
The Humane Society of the United States

Nearly everyone's life is impacted in some way by animals, and of course we humans impact the lives of animals. The Humane Society of the United States is leading the way to a humane and sustainable world for all animals -- a world that will also benefit people.

Katie will talk about the work being done in Maine to create meaningful social change for animals. She'll share information about the advocacy for sensible public policies, working to enforce existing laws, educating the public about animal issues, and conducting hands-on programs.

You'll also learn about the simple actions you can take in your everyday life to help animals and the people who care for them as well as how to be proactive in building humane communities.  Please note:  We understand that many people are very sensitive to animal abuse stories and photos.  We are too! That's why we've asked Katie to emphasize the positive in her presentation. 


As Maine senior state director for the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), Katie Hansberry  works to support animal welfare legislation, fight animal cruelty in all forms, and engage citizens to promote the protection of all animals.
She is a board member of the Maine Federation of Human Societies, State of Maine Animal Resource Team, and New England Federation of Humane Societies.

Katie received her bachelor's degree in economics and environmental studies from Bowdoin College and then went on to graduate from Boston College Law School and practice as a civil litigation attorney. She decided to focus her career on animal welfare and pursued a master's degree in Animals and Public Policy at Tufts Veterinary School. She joined HSUS in 2012 and resides in Portland with her cats Goody and Boots, as well as her Corgis, Scully and Mulder.

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At this luncheon event at the Portland Country Club located at 11 Foreside Road in Falmouth, MWN members can share their business literature and briefly (15 seconds) introduce themselves to the group. For members and non-members alike this is an excellent opportunity to meet and network with 30-40 other businesswomen.

We love having guests and prospective members! The cost to attend is $23 for members and $27 for non-members and includes a buffet lunch.

Free parking is available at the Portland Country Club. Directions may be found at
their website.

OUR REGISTRATION & PAYMENT POLICIES
Registration and payment for this event is online only and closes at 4:00 p.m. the Friday prior to the luncheon.  No walk-ins will be admitted and no payments at the door will be allowed. If you need to cancel your registration, you may send someone to take your place or you may cancel your registration online before registration closes. No refunds will be provided for late cancellations or no-shows. We appreciate your cooperation!

Members and corporate members who want to add guests, simply register yourself first under the "Member" category. There will be an option to add a guest after you start the registration process.

Members, please check to see if you have any credits or deficits in your account before registering for an event and contact us if you do. Erroneous credit card charges could arise if you don't . Thank you.
 
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