July 18, 2016

Links

a nice spotted ecological bicycle with the cat

Links

Hoffman & Hoffman Realty  Cycling enthusiast and Animal advocate Laura Pafundi- Hoffman works Real Estate the way she lives life- Passionately!  Owner operator of Hoffman & Hoffman Realty she is an active volunteer for the Suncoast Animal League.

Suncoast Animal League  The Suncoast Animal League is a non-profit, no-kill animal rescue agency, taking in abandoned, abused, homeless and unwanted animals. The Suncoast Animal League provides medical treatment, shelter, socialization and plenty of love to the animals while they wait for their forever home.

Cycle4Dreams Cycle4Dreams organizes Events to raise money for charitable organizations giving cyclists an opportunity to make a difference in their community. Whether you have a passion for animals or an urgency to cure cancer, you can step up now to make a difference.  What are you passionate about? Stretch yourself and ride the distance.

Cycle4Strays – A non competitive fund raising entity, dedicated to advancing the rights of homeless companion animals in developing nations.
By pedaling with no support vehicles, they wish to duplicate the hardships that strays experience on a daily basis throughout their lives, educating the public about responsible pet ownership and the need to be compassionate towards unwanted animals.  Their outreach programs refute violent methods of dog and cat population control, promoting spay and neuter instead as the only viable, long term solution to the tragedy of homeless pets.  During the 2010 Corridor of Compassion Ride, Davide Ulivieri- the founder of C4S,  cycled an inspiring 5000+ miles from Kanab, Utah to Costa Rica.

Birds and Bugs  Inspired stained glass work using only quality stained glass. Canadian artist, Charles Ciupa, is best known for his unique bird sun catchers. These are stained glass birds perched on a tree branch made from copper wire. His extensive knowledge of birds and wildlife has lead to praise for both realism and uniqueness. Charles has generously donated his work to Cycle4Dreams and Ride4theAnimals charities. www.BirdsandBugs.ca

BLAST  Fitness and Performance Center.  Their mission is to improve the quality of ones health and well being, through advanced education,certification and specialized techniques, safe and effectively.

Royal Treatment Italian Pet Spa has the ideal grooming line that not only thoroughly cleans a pet’s fur, but also moisturizes the skin, promotes a healthy shiny coat, neutralizes pet odors and leaves your pet smelling delicious as a result of the natural fragrance oils that are imported from all over the world.  Royal Treatment products Pet Spa is dedicated in loving memory of Prince Lorenzo Borghese’s black  lab, Belle,  who lost her battle with cancer on April 14, 2005.  Visit their website at www.getroyaltreatment.com

Munchies  – If you’re cautious about what you eat and how you live your life, chances are, you are the same way about your pets. You try to make changes to improve both.  Proper nutrition is the key to freedom from many major and minor health issues and Munchies believes this is the key to good health and a longer life. Whether you have a finicky eater, a pet that has allergies or sensitive tummy’s, the proper diet is available at Munchies.  Carla  and Donna are always available to help you with your selections.   Visit the Oldsmar store today.  813-925-0449

Snip Foundation  a US non profit 501(c)(3), with Foundations in Costa Rica . The mission is to educate about the importance of spay and neuter as the most critical step to improve animal welfare in the developing world.  SNIP offers free training to Veterinarians teaching them a surgery technique conducive to increasing volume of surgeries, while at the same time keeping costs to a minimum thus keeping the program sustainable long term.

Big Cat Rescue   Big Cat Rescue is the largest accredited Sanctuary in the world dedicated entirely to abused and abandoned big cats.  Home to over 100 lions, tigers, bobcats, cougars and other species most of whom have been abandoned, abused, orphaned, saved from being turned into fur coats, or retired from performing acts.  The dual mission is to provide the best home possible and to educate the public about the plight of these majestic animals, both in captivity and in the wild, to end abuse and avoid extinction.

Bike Sag –   Bike SAG was founded by David Lancaster a long time cyclist.  After managing a bike shop, David ran a SAG Wagon for several rides every year.  David heard of a charity ride that had no SAG driver and seven cyclists were left stranded on the side of the road- he knew something needed to be done and “Bike SAG” was offically created.  David’s Sponsors support the rides and he now travels to Events, he is a cyclists Hero. He claims that his sponsors are the real heros, because they make his service possible.

Jim Dodson Law –  Jim knows firsthand the hazards’ cyclists face on the Florida’s Road, because he deals with them himself.  When clients go to his office with serious injuries his heart goes out to them,.  He fights aggressively for all his clients, but holds a special place in his heart for fellow cyclists, He is a personal injury Attorney AND a cyclist.

Stan the Garden Man –  Stan and his wife Barbara have a heart for animals and cycling.  Each year they support Ride 4 the Animals, by painstakingly Marking the Routes so that the cyclists stay on track.  This is no simple task and we appreciate the hours they spend taking on this huge task.   Local to Pinellas County, Stan specializes in landscaping and gardening, installations and maintenance.      stanthegardenman@gmail.com  727-269-8116

~ Live with Passion