Local gymnasts help animal rescue

Giant Gymnastics host event for OSCAR


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos



  • Gymnast Morgyn Witt, of Newton, petting an animal of OSCAR.




  • A volunteer on hand to show off the kittens available for adoption.



— Giant Gymnastics, of Sparta, recently hosted a special event to help raise awareness and funds for One Step Closer Animal Rescue, O.S.C.A.R..

Owners of the gym, Jennifer Packard and John Skorski, once again reached out to help support the community they live in.

This time they did so by hosting an adoption day at their Sparta location.

With over a dozen kittens and almost as many dogs on site waiting for adoption, the day was met with sunshine and plenty of hands to give love and attention to these animals.

They also had their coaches in the gym for an open gym play session, any child that donated $5 to O.S.C.A.R. could play in the gym.

Many of Giant Gymnastics’ gymnasts came out to support the event, enjoying playing with the kittens and dogs as much as they enjoyed their time in the gym.

Coaches Jordan Sullivan and Carly Krohn both volunteered their time for the day as the rescue is one they support.

“We adopted Khloe and Aurora from them last July,” said Sullivan.

The adoption day was a way to give back to the organization for Sullivan.

O.S.C.A.R. is a nonprofit organization based in Sparta.

They rescue pets from overcrowded shelters where animals are euthanized due to lack of space. O.S.C.A.R. volunteers care for these pets in our network of foster homes where they receive the loving care they deserve.

For more information about how to adopt or help out with donations or volunteering time for O.S.C.A.R., visit them online at www.oscaranimalrescue.org.

For more information about Giant Gymnastics’ upcoming events and classes for the 2014-15 school year visit www.giantgymnastics.com.


Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

Image Anti-Semitic graffiti found at Airport Diner days before Rosh Hashanah
BY ERIKA NORTON
Residents in the Sussex/Wantage area woke up on Sunday morning to news of a grim discovery — the...
Image Shea 5K to remember fallen state trooper
By Laurie Gordon
— On Sunday, July 18, 2004 at approximately 2 AM, Kittatinny Regional High School graduate Corporal...
Image Local sixth grader wins Roald Dahl contest
By Rose Sgarlato
- Sixth grader Lucy Franks was one of five students out of 20,000 entered to win a national writing contest last...
Image Project Self-Sufficiency celebrates 30 years
By Laurie Gordon
— Deborah Berry-Toon and the indispensable agency she directs has effectively waltzed with the winds of...

VIDEOS



Sign up to get our newsletter emailed to you every week!

  • Enter your email address in the box below.
  • Select the newsletters you would like to subscribe to.
  • Click the 'SUBSCRIBE' button.



MOST READ

Local News
Upcoming events at ISD
  • Sep 19, 2017
Local News
Geba Realty welcomes new agent
  • Sep 19, 2017
Letters to the Editor
Yardley's plan better than Perez's
  • Sep 18, 2017
Local News
A sport like no other
  • Sep 19, 2017
Local News
Beefsteak dinner and tricky tray
  • Sep 18, 2017

MOST COMMENTED



Find more about Weather in Andover, NJ