107.1 The Monkey’s Valerie Kattz Helps Humane Society Raise Over $140,000

BILOXI, MS, October 3, 2016 – Alpha Media, Biloxi-Gulfport announced that Midday personality, Valerie Kattz co-emceed the 5th annual “Rock N Rollover” event benefitting the Humane Society of South Mississippi. The event was held Friday, September 24th at the Hard Rock Casino in Biloxi.

Kattz and Pass Christian Mayor, Chipper McDermott encouraged over 400 guests to make donations during the event. Within 30 minutes, $31,000 had already been donated.

Kattz is an animal lover who is always willing to donate her time to help animal friends. Over the past year, Valerie has dedicated a daily “Pet of the Day” feature on her show as well as a daily “Pet of the Day” blog to help shelter animals find homes. She also showcases adoptable dogs on our local TV station WLOX TV 13’s “Pet of the Week” segment every other Tuesday.

Kattz commented on the announcement, “The level of commitment I have seen from the volunteers and staff at the Humane Society of South Mississippi to better the lives of animals in our community is a constant source of inspiration and motivation. I encourage anyone who is looking for a new pet to please visit your local shelter and adopt.”

Humane Society of South Mississippi is a 100% Independent Nonprofit Organization that receives no funding from any national animal welfare organization or any local, state, or federal governmental funding in support of their operations. HSSM depends on the generosity of our community.