Two new spokespets moseyed into metropolis Wednesday as a result of the Charleston Animal Society named winners of its second Rescue Brew beer contest at Palmetto Brewing Company.
Pippin, a 10-year-old terrier who was rescued by the society in 2014, garnered 29,241 votes throughout the contest, which generated $150,000 in donations (each buck was worth a vote). More than 2,000 of us voted throughout the contest, which attracted about 700 canines and cat entrants.
“Based on our evaluation, we think about that’s a very powerful contest of this sort throughout the United States,” talked about Joe Elmore, president and CEO of the society. “Many of you 700 supporters are from all over the place within the United States, and we are going to’t thanks ample in your assist because you help us handle and save between 15,000 and 20,000 animals yearly.”
Sirri, a 12-year-old cat owned by Hank and Lauren Greer of Seabrook Island, acquired 6,312 votes to be the model new spokescat. She was rescued at four weeks outdated after being current in a dumpster.
“She’s our soul mate,” Hank Greer talked about on the Wednesday “reveal” ceremony.
Both winners will appear on cans of a “crispo, refreshing ale with a contact of sweetness” made and canned by Palmetto Brewing. It may be on the market in restricted parts subsequent month, nevertheless on the market additional broadly at first of the yr.
No Kill South Carolina, Palmetto Brewing Company, the City Paper, WCSC-TV and Cupcake DownSouth partnered throughout the contest benefiting the Charleston Animal Society (CAS).