Benefit for needy pets held in Minocqua
St. Matthias Episcopal Church in Minocqua is accepting donations of dry and canned pet food, kitty litter and other pet supplies through Oct. 6 to be distributed to the Lakeland Food Pantry and Oneida County Humane Society.
Donation boxes are located at St. Matthias, 403 Chicago St., Minocqua and at U.S. Bank, 401 Oneida St., Minocqua.
In honor of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals, St. Matthias is encouraging pet owners to bring their pet to a Blessing of the Animals service Friday, Oct. 4 at 5 p.m.
For more information, call Kathleen Marshall at 715-277-2664.