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Branch County Association of Realtors®
The mission of the Branch County Association of REALTORS® (BCAR) is to be the voice for real estate in Branch County by protecting and upholding the REALTOR® profession, providing the members with value for their dollars, delivering convenient real estate information, services and programs so members can be successful while creating trust and loyalty between clients, members and the BCAR.
B.C.A.R. Donations from Christmas Party
- BCAR & Grinch Fair Housing Christmas Tree!
Christmas Comm: Carri Foley, Jess Thrasher, Jill Bowers, Karen Messer, Lynn Mitchell and Sharon Atkinson, & Linda Shaffer of BARCBARC, a non-profit low cost spay/neuter service, was started in 2014 by several animal rescues forming a coalition in hopes to reduce the huge number of homeless dogs and cats (feral, stray, barn and house) in Branch County and surrounding areas. BARC offers spay/neuter services at a greatly reduced price through Fieldstone Veterinary Care and HOPE for Animals. Since the beginning in August, 2014 BARC has facilitated the spay/neuter of over 5,300 cats/dogs greatly reducing the high numbers of unwanted litters.
Christmas Comm: Carri Foley, Jess Thrasher, Jill Bowners, Karen Messer, Lynn Mitchell and Sharon Atkinson, Erin Gilbert of Erin's AngelErin’s Angels Rescue is a Dog and Cat Rescue created a little over 4 years ago. On average, they adopt out about 150 dogs and cats a year, to their FUREVER homes. Erin’s Angels fully vet and fix each fur baby that comes into their care. The donations received go toward vet expenses, food, supplies, gas to travel for vet runs, meet and greets, supply pick-ups, etc. Erin’s Angels also offers a low cost spay neuter program, SNiP Now, and is always looking for donations to help people who can’t afford to spay and neuter their pets. Erin operates Erin’s Angels out of her home, however her goal is to one day have a separate building so she can help more animals in need.