“Spotlight” column for July 5, 2013

Stuff the Bus

Help needy children in the community get ready for school.

WHAT: WBRZ’s Stuff the Bus school supply drive.

WHEN: 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

WHERE: Office Depot, 3116 College Drive, Baton Rouge, and Office Depot, 703 North Airline Highway, Gonzales.


DETAILS: The public is invited to help fill one school bus at each site with the supplies students need to start the school year. Items include No. 2 pencils, pens, binders (1 and 2 inch), dividers, pocket folders, construction paper, B&W composition notebooks, loose leaf (wide ruled), color pencils, markers and more. For a complete list of supplies, visit WBRZ.com. Raising Cane’s is also collecting donations at their greater Baton Rouge area restaurants through Wednesday.

Dog fashion show

Enter your pet and walk the red carpet.

WHAT: “Harleywood K9 Fashion Contest,” a dog fashion contest to benefit nonprofit Spay Baton Rouge.

WHEN: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

WHERE: Harley-Davidson of Baton Rouge, 5853 Siegen Lane.

INFORMATION: spaybatonrouge.org.

DETAILS: Dog owners are invited to enter their costumed pets. Golden “Pawscar” statuettes will be awarded in three categories, and photos will be taken by the “puparazzi.” All dogs will leave with a swag bag of treats and Nice Dog Hot Dogs. Louisiana Flavor on Ice food carts will be on site. Proceeds will allow Spay Baton Rouge to continue providing spay and neuter services.