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Motorcycle shop revs up support for animal shelter

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – A benefit revved up support thisweekend to bring a low cost spay-neuter clinic to Jonesboro.

The local Harley Davidson store hosted a car and bike showSaturday, with part of the proceeds going to NAFA, or Northeast Arkansans for Animals.

NAFA, in turn, set up several fun activities for kids andtheir four-legged friends.

Director Wannda Turner says the event helps her group movecloser to its goal of getting a clinic to bring down the overpopulation ofanimals.

"If we can get that started, we can save thousands andthousands of lives," Turner said. "That's the biggest goal we can have. I'mhoping that next year I can stand here and tell you that we've saved the livesof 10,000 dogs, and I don't think that's going to be a problem."

Turner says NAFA is now about $4,000 from its goal. Thegroup still needs to buy more medical supplies and equipment and cover the costof constructing this new clinic.

The group is striving to begin offering spay-neuterprocedures at a reduced rate by the New Year.

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