WESTAMPTON – Merrill Reese could be finest acknowledged as the “Voice of the Eagles” but he’s also making use of his voice to help to come across loving residences for several of the pet dogs and cats at the Burlington County Animal Shelter.
Reese, the longtime participate in-by-participate in radio announcer for the Philadelphia Eagles, has recorded a community assistance announcement encouraging listeners to consider adopting from the Burlington County Animal Shelter.
The PSA is being broadcast on WBCB 1490 radio, property to the “Merrill Reese Present.”
Reese, who is the station’s component-operator and general supervisor, offered to lend his voice when he realized about the shelter and its personnel and volunteers who annually care for hundreds of dropped or deserted pet dogs and cats.
“Hi, I’m Merrill Reese, the voice of the Philadelphia Eagles. I’m taking a crack from football to tell you about the Burlington County Animal Shelter,” Reese claims in the location.
“There are dozens of cats and canine ready for you to undertake. Make sure you think about delivering just one of these lovely animals with a loving for good residence … Contact 609-265-5073 to strategy a pay a visit to to the shelter shortly. Your following best friend may well be ready for you.”
Felicia Hopson, Burlington County commissioner and liaison to the shelter, shared that the support from Reese and the radio station could not have come at a superior time.
“Merrill was previously beloved in Burlington County, but his offer to report the PSA selling our animal shelter demonstrates how incredibly unique he is and how significantly he cares about the communities he broadcasts to,” she explained.
“We can not thank Merrill and WBCB more than enough for aiding to elevate recognition about the shelter,” claimed Hopson.
April 30 is National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day and in recognition of the event the Burlington County facility is reducing all adoption charges by $25 for the complete month.
Ordinarily, the fee for adult puppy adoptions is $75 and $45 for grownup cats.
“If any individual is searching for a new faithful companion, now is the great time to visit the shelter and meet some of the excellent puppies and cats that are offered,” Hopson said.
The shelter’s puppies and cats can be seen online at https://www.co.burlington.nj.us/1446/Out there-for-Adoption.
The shelter, at 35 Academy Travel in Westampton, is open for visits and excursions from midday to 4 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, and from noon to 7 p.m. on Thursday.
The shelter is closed to the public on Wednesdays. People are inspired to simply call forward at 609-265-5073 to program an appointment.