The Alton Area Animal Aid Association puts dogs and cats in forever homes on a regular basis, but the cost to keep them fed and healthy until that time comes can be overwhelming at times. The organization has several fundraising sources, including a thrift shop in Wood River. That shop will soon be getting a holiday makeover.
The resale shop is located across from the Aquatic center. 5A’s Board President Carol Metzler says Sue Mueller will take over management of the shop.
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She says the current shop hours of 10am-3pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and 12-4pm on Fridays will be greatly expanded after the shop reopens January 2. The last day of business this year will be December 23, and that will feature a $2 bag sale, according to Metzler.