Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Chimney Cove Boat Show to Raise Funds for the Randolph County (Alabama) Animal Shelter

Chimney Cove, a lake community on Lake Wedowee in eastern Alabama (Randolph County), will host the 3rd Annual Boat Show. The weekend is full of events, including the boat show, arts and crafts, numerous food vendors, a motorcycle ride fund-raiser, live music and the popular Paddlin’ 4 Paws Cardboard Boat Regatta Races (nearly 50 entries and growing). The Paddlin’ 4 Paws event will take place on Saturday, May 22nd, starting at 1 pm and is being billed as the South’s largest cardboard boat race.

For those who haven’t had the time to build a cardboard boat in time for the races this weekend, a cardboard boat is being auctioned off an hour before the races begin. (The Buy A Boat Auction)

May 22nd and 23rd, 2010
88 Fireside Drive, Wedowee, AL 36278—clubhouse area of Chimney Cove at Lake Wedowee
Free to attend and free parking

For more information, contact Chimney Cove sales associate Amanda Parian at 877-873-5292 or Randolph County Animal Shelter fund-raiser Patt High at 256-794-0407. For directions or other information about Chimney Cove, visit

Chimney Cove/Lake Wedowee is located midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, with each being approximately 90 minutes away. For more information about the event, including an hour-by-hour event list, visit

Radio station Eagle 102.3 will be on site for a live broadcast.

The Randolph County Animal Shelter will have a booth at the event and t-shirts for sale. While they will not have animals on-site to adopt (due to concerns of animals getting over-heated), a photo adoption book will be available for viewing at the booth. The shelter has been open for two and a half years and often operates at full capacity. The shelter is working to raise funds to open a spay and neuter clinic to help with pet overpopulation.

Lake Wedowee Air Junkies, Chimney Cove on Lake Wedowee, Wedowee Marine, Randolph County Animal Shelter

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