Green Bay Packer, Jared Abbrederis Teams up with The MECA Foundation to Save the Lives of Police K-9’s
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Greenfield, WI, May 6, 2015 – The MECA Foundation is excited to announce the support and attendance of Green Bay Packer, Jared Abbrederis, at the
4th annual MECA Vest A K9 Fest.
Jared, a Wisconsin native through and through, led Wautoma High School to the WIAA State Championship in 2008 where he earned first-team all-state honors at QB from the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association. As a Wisconsin Badger, Jared ranked number 7 in school history with 4,818 all-purpose yards and won the Burlsworth trophy in 2013. In 2014, Abbrederis became the second Badgers WR ever to be drafted by the Green Bay Packers.
“I am much honored to show my support for such an important and worthy cause. Our Police K-9 Officers deserve the same life-saving protection our Human officers have. I look forward to supporting this year’s MECA Vest a K-9 Fest and meeting the many fans who support this event,” stated Jared Abbrederis
The MECA Vest A K9 fest is an annual event to raise funds for Wisconsin police canines to receive bullet resistant and stab proof vests. This year’s event will include a live musical performance by WAMI award winner Nora Collins, police canine demonstrations, Milwaukee’s Major League Baseball player appearances, silent auctions, raffles, food and other special guest appearances.
About The MECA Foundation
The MECA Foundation, founded by Marla Lichtenberger, DVM, DACVECC is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting every police dog in the state of Wisconsin with bullet resistant and stab proof vests. In addition, the MECA Foundation also assists Wisconsin police K-9 Units purchase police dogs by donating grants to Wisconsin K-9 Units.