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Melissa Hannon, Peace and Paws Dog Rescue: Accent on the Smiles

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As part of the Creative Living Series, Melissa Hannon is set to appear at the Woodstock Opera House on Thursday, April 19th, 2018.

How does a nonprofit run by a skeleton crew stay engaged with tens of thousands of social media fans? Peace and Paws co-founders Melissa and Bo Hannon have had remarkable success using the notion that people would rather laugh than cry. Recurring posts such as “Monday Morning Staff Meeting,” “Windowsill Wars” and “Tip of the Day” feature her dogs Giddy, Twinkle and Nugget wearing odd headgear and offering their (often sarcastic) thoughts on signboards created by humans. The resulting smiles and shares have gained the organization a Facebook following of over half a million animal lovers and resulted in the adoption of over 3,000 shelter dogs.

Tickets are $25.00 and can be purchased at the box office or here.

Later Event: April 19
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