The 2nd Annual Hesperia Pet Walk, with radio personality “The Jimmer” Jim Dillman and his dog Gizmo as Grand Marshalls, was held on May 10 at Hesperia Civic Park.
The Hesperia Rotary Club, Hesperia Rec & Park District and sponsors El Dorado Broadcasters stations Y102, Kat Country, 106 the Fox and Talk 960 presented the event.
Contests were held for cutest, ugliest pet, biggest, and smallest pet, best pet trick, and there were prize and drawings for all walk entrants. Prizes were pet grooming and supplies, High Desert Mavericks tickets, gift certificates to local attractions, businesses, restaurants and more.
Vendor and information booths included pet suppliers, veterinarians and animal rescue groups.
Funds raised help the Rotary Club of Hesperia with High Desert community projects.
Rotary is a service organization. Funds from this event will be used to help with pet adoptions for seniors, pet care and spay/neuter of pets. The Rotary Club of Hesperia also gives scholarships to graduating high school students, Santa Clothes and Thanksgiving basket giveaways.