Southern pride group raising money for Sebastian County Humane Society


PAIGE: AND NEW AT 6:00, A GROUP THE RALLIES BEHIND THE CONFEDERATE FLAG SAYS IT WANTS TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE SHELTER. BRETT RAINS IS LIKE TO TELL US OF THE HUMANE SOCIETY WILL ACCEPT IT. BRETT: YEAH, THE GROUP IS CALLED SOUTHERN PRIDE CRUISERS. THEY WANT TO WASH YOUR CAR FOR A CAUSE OF TO HELP THE HUMANE SOCIETY KEEP ITS DOORS OPEN. THE WAY OUR GROUP SEES IT, IT IS A SYMBOL OF OUR SOUTHERN HERITAGE, A SYMBOL OF US HELPING OUR COMMUNITY, GIVING BACK TO OUR COMMUNITY, DOING EVERYTHING WE CAN TO SHOW OUR SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY. BRETT: MORE THAN 4000 MEMBERS FROM OUR AREA ARE IN THIS GROUP THAT LIKE TO FLY THEIR CONFEDERATE FLAGS. THEY’RE PLANNING A CAR WASH. THE MONEY WILL BE DONATED TO THE HUMANE SOCIETY. THERE IS A LOT OF GOOD PETS THERE THAT THERE ARE IN NEED, AND WE NEED PEOPLE TO REALIZE THAT THE HUMANE SOCIETY DOESN’T JUST MAKE IT BY THE SKIN OF THEIR NOSE. BRETT: BUT THE SEBASTIAN COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY TELLS US THEY ARE NOT SURE IF THEY WILL TAKE THE MONEY. WE ARE NOT HERE TO GET INTO POLITICAL DISCUSSIONS OR TO TAKE 15 VERSUS ANOTHER SIDE. YOU HAVE A VERY DIVERSE BOARD, WE HAVE A DIVERSE STAFF, AND WE ARE HERE AT THE END OF THE DAY TO TAKE CARE OF THE NEEDS OF THE ANIMALS. I HONESTLY DON’T KNOW WHAT TO THINK OF IT. WHY NOT HAVE THE COMMUNITY HELP GIVE? I MEAN, THESE ARE ANIMALS THAT NEED OUR HELP. THEY CANNOT SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES. THAT IS WHAT WE ARE HERE FOR. BRETT: THE HUMANE SOCIETY SAYS THEIR BOARD MEMBERS HAVE NOT DISCUSSED THIS YET. THE SOUTHERN PRIDE GROUP SAYS AT THE SHELTER DOESN’T WANT THEIR

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