Give Me Shelter A Fundraiser for the Humane Society of Knox County

Posted Oct. 20, 2012, at 4:13 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 8 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: American Legion Post #1, 335 Limerock Street, Rockland, ME

For more information: Tracy Sala; 207-594-2200;

Please join us for the 2012, Give Me Shelter fundraising Rock and Roll event.

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Saturday, November 10th, from 8 until mid-night at the American Legion Post #1, on Limerock Street in Rockland, Maine. Live music by local talents, The Rugged and 4 LO, to headline this Humane Society of Knox County fundraising dance and social. This event is lining up to be a 2012 highlight for everyone that cares about community, people, animals and a little kicking up your heels on occasion. Be sure to note this date on your calendar, support your community, and join us having a fantastic night of friends and music.

$10 Donation at the door, refreshments for sale and cash bar.

The Rugged are from Jackson, Maine. Members Cody Tibbetts, Tim Valliere and Travis Lloyd have been friends since elementary school. All three have been active in the Maine music scene over the years. In January of 2011 they found themselves living on the same road, just a couple miles apart from one another. They decided it was time to give it a go. The Rugged’s first album, (recorded by local engineer Edward Goguen), blends swamp rock rhythm with atmospheric guitar and introspective lyrics. Album is available now!

The 4LO Band is from the neighboring towns of Northport, Lincolnville and Hope. Members Eric Robitaille, Art Grinnell, Mike Spencer and Sam Grinnell are a newly formed group bringing high energy to current covers and classics. This band puts together a wide variety of rock greats. The band plans to keep working hard and stay committed in being a premiere Mid-Coast Band. “Each of us are overflowing with a passion for the music and what we do, rocking the house.” 4 Lo members talked about the upcoming HSKC event, “We are thrilled to be playing this event with The Rugged and look forward to supporting local shelter work.

About the Humane Society of Knox County

The Humane Society of Knox County was founded in 1989 to provide care, protection and loving homes for abandoned and homeless companion animals in the Midcoast Maine area. The Society supports activities advocating responsible pet ownership and the prevention of abuse and cruelty, and it sponsors events and activities that promote the health and welfare of animals and demonstrate the benefits of the human-animal bond. Since 1991, the Society has operated a shelter located on Buttermilk Lane in Thomaston. The Shelter is open between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, closed on Sundays. HSKC provides animal support services to the towns of: Rockland, Thomaston, Warren, Owls Head, St. George, Port Clyde, Martinsville, Tenants Harbor, S. Thomaston, Spruce Head, Hope, Union, Appleton, Montville, Cushing, Matinicus, North Haven, Vinalhaven, Stockton Springs, and Morrill. For more information contact: 594-2200.