Grow Financial and CBS Radio Present Pet-A-Palooza

Tampa Bay’s largest pet adoption event

TAMPA, FL (October 3, 2013)Grow Financial, announced today they are the presenting sponsor of Pet-A-Palooza, the largest pet adoption event in the Tampa Bay area.  The event will be held on Saturday, October 12 in St. Petersburg’s Vinoy Waterfront Park from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Nearly 10,000 attendees are expected at this one-of-a-kind event, being held in conjunction with the SPCA Tampa Bay 23rd Annual 3K Pet Walk. The 3,000 expected participants in the walk will receive a free pancake breakfast courtesy of IHOP (while supplies last). Attendees at Pet-A-Palooza can enjoy visiting the Take Me Home Zone with over 20 pet adoption and rescue agencies; shopping for your favorite pet – and human – products in the Vendor Village; treating their pet to some pampering in the Doggie Day Spa; grabbing a bite to eat in the Food Court; letting the kids play in the Kid Zone, and relaxing with a cold Yuengling Light or Oktoberfest beer, both on tap at the Bark Bar.

Pet-A-Palooza will also feature live entertainment including the Dock Dogs, Twig & Chili the Skateboarding Shelties and more.

“Grow Financial is committed to participating in family activities that show our community support, especially an event like this that helps pets in need find loving homes,” said Allen Milliron, Director of Corporate Sponsorships.  “We look forward to supporting this event for many years going forward.”

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About Grow Financial
With 21 branches, and one more in development, Grow Financial Federal Credit Union is recognized as one of the leading Credit Unions in the nation, and has $1.9 billion in assets.  Originally founded to provide a safe place to save and borrow money for the military and civilian personnel of MacDill Air Force Base, Grow Financial has since expanded membership to include employees of more than 1,100 businesses.  Established in 1955, Grow Financial has its corporate headquarters in Tampa, Florida. For more information visit

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