Minneapolis (Feb. 9, 2018) – On Feb. 14, celebrate the day of love with some puppy love: for $5, you can cuddle and play with puppies for three minutes at Minneapolis Visitor Information on Nicollet at 5th Street. All proceeds benefit Midwest Animal Rescue & Services. Additionally, enjoy a 10 percent discount on your purchase of Love from Minneapolis merchandise throughout the store, including the popular Bold North items.
Midwest Animal Rescue & Services (MARS) works tirelessly to end animal homelessness and promote responsible pet ownership. In contrast to animal shelters, MARS is foster-based, ensuring the best care for the animals rescued. For more information, visit http://www.midwestanimalrescue.org.
WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 14, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
WHERE: Minneapolis Visitor Information on Nicollet
505 Nicollet, Suite 100, Minneapolis, MN 55402
WHAT: Donate $5 for three minutes of cuddle time with puppies. All proceeds benefit
Midwest Animal Shelter. Cash, credit cards and checks will be accepted.
Receive a 10 percent discount on all Love from Minneapolis retail store
merchandise*, including Bold North items.
WHO: Dog lovers, charitable people and puppies! Downtown residents and workers are encouraged to attend this feel-good event!
Media and cameras welcome and encouraged.
*Promotion cannot be combined with other discounts.
ABOUT MINNEAPOLIS VISITOR INFORMATION ON NICOLLET: SHOP. MOVE. FIND.
Minneapolis Visitor Information includes three services in one convenient location on Nicollet at 5th Street:
- Shop: Love From Minneapolis offers Minneapolis- and Minnesota-themed apparel, art, specialty foods, souvenirs and gifts, including many made by local artisans. Exclusive Bold North retailer. Products are also available at: https://lovefromcompanies.com/shop-minneapolis
- Move: Move Minneapolis (formerly the Commuter Connection) provides services to commuters, carpool information, schedules and maps, MnPass and bicycling commuting information and accessories. Visitors seeking help with transit options should make this their first stop downtown.
- Find: Meet Minneapolis staff is available to answer questions, share visitor maps and provide suggestions about things to do in Minneapolis and the surrounding area. The Visitor Information Center in the Minneapolis Convention Center also is available to provide similar information to visitors and convention attendees.
ABOUT MEET MINNEAPOLIS
Meet Minneapolis is a private, not-for-profit, member-based association. It actively promotes and sells the Minneapolis area as a destination for conventions and meetings, works to maximize the visitor experience and markets the city as a desirable tourist destination to maximize the economic benefit to the greater Minneapolis area.
Meet Minneapolis is accredited by the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP) of the Destinations International.
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Kristen Montag, Meet Minneapolis Senior PR and Communications Manager, 612-767-8038, KristenM@minneapolis.org, @Minneapolis_PR on Twitter
Kathy Gerhardt McCarthy, Meet Minneapolis Director of PR and Communications, 612-767-8048, KathyM@minneapolis.org