Covenant Heart and Vascular Institute and Betenbough Homes have joined the Humane Society of West Texas to kick of the first "Walk a Hound, Lose a Pound". The event will begin Saturday, Aug. 23, 9 a.m. to noon at Maxey Park, which is located on 24th street and Quaker Ave. Registration for the event begins at 8 a.m.
"Walk a Hound, Lose a Pound" offers heart healthy activities that will benefit mankind and canines alike. The event is free, and t-shirts will be given to walkers while supplies last. Dogs, collars, and leashes will be provided by the humane society, so please leave yours at home. Dogs will be available after the event for adoption.