Cruisin’ Fur Critters to Benefit Shelter Animals

apple-valleyBy Staff Reports

(Apple Valley)– Support the Apple Valley Animal Shelter with a beautiful ride to Wrightwood on May 23 at the Sixth Annual Cruisin’ Fur Critters Poker Run.

Pre-registration is open now for the event that begins at the Apple Valley Municipal Animal Shelter at 22131 Powhatan Road. Participants ride and collect a playing card at each destination along the way to Wrightwood and compete for a chance to win a cash prize for the best poker hand. Upon returning to Apple Valley, the rider with the best hand wins.

Post ride activities will take place at Civic Center Park including music and lunch. Participants will receive a coupon for a percentage off of a pet adoption and veterans will be offered free pet adoptions Saturday at the shelter in honor of Memorial Day. Registration forms are available on-line at or in-person at the shelter during regular business hours. Registration is $25 per driver and $15 per passenger and includes a ride pin and T-shirt while supplies last. Registration is available on the day of the event from 8 to 9 a.m.

All proceeds benefit the animals at the Town of Apple Valley Municipal Animal Shelter. For more information call (760) 240-7000 X 7551 or visit the Community Calendar of Events at

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