FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HE’S BIG, RED AND TURNING 50
2013 PAWDI GRAS ROLLS IN BELLE CHASSE TO CELEBRATE
CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG’S 50TH BIRTHDAY!
BELLE CHASSE, LA: Plaquemines Animal Welfare Shelter (PAWS) and WYES-TV partner to host the 2013 PAWDI GRAS parade in Belle Chasse. This year’s parade kick’s off at 9:30 a.m. at Regions Bank, 8018 Hwy 23, and rolls through the streets of Belle Chasse on Saturday, February 16th and features one big dog…Clifford THE BIG RED DOG as he turns 50.
Beads and biscuits will be flying at this year’s Pawdi Gras Parade, which has something for pets and people alike. Led by 2013 Celebrity Grand Marshall, Angela Hill (WWL-TV Anchor), this favorite West Bank Mardi Gras parade will roll through Belle Chasse and be filled with Clifford look-a-likes as well as a King, Queen and their royal court.
Clifford THE BIG RED DOG will be on hand to celebrate with hugs and amazing photo opportunities. To honor The Big Red Dog’s big day, this year’s Pawdi Gras will feature a Clifford look-a-like contest, Clifford coloring contest and goodie bags of Clifford giveaways (while supplies last).
Clifford will also PAWtograph the new "For the Love of PAWS" coffee table book of the dogs and cats from New Orleans, a fund raiser to support PAWS efforts to rescue, shelter and adopt and provide educational and charitable services to pet owners in Plaquemines Parish. For more information and to download the official 2013 Pawdi Gras registration form, go to www.paws4life.org.