Animal Rock 2017


Sunday, July 30, 2017

10 AM to 6 PM

Beach 94/95 Street & Shore Front Parkway

Rockaway Beach, NY


A Celebration of Our Relationship with Animals

Speakers, Animal Blessings and Reiki, Adoptions, Raffles, Memorial Service and More
Donations Will Be Gifted to the Animals at the Animal Care Centers of NYC
Please contact Jill Lauri at or 212-289-3540
if you are Interested in Speaking, Tabling, Donating or Volunteering
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Meet Some of the ANIMAL ROCK 2017 Speakers/Participants



   The Animals of ACC

Animal Care Centers of NYC

Animals at ACC are wonderful companions waiting for their new forever homes.  Please come by and meet them.  You will fall in love.  ACC serves the community in a variety of ways including providing humane education, field rescue, counseling services, lost and found assistance as well as operating the only shelters to accept all animals in need.


Cathy Browne

Reike Master 

Cathy Browne holds advanced level certificates in the Chinese version called Chien Chi Kua.  She is also trained in Tellington T-Touch.  Cathy has been an animal activist since 2003, taking on her first colony of cats and doing her first trapping in that year.  She has been involved in cat rescue ever since, performing TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return), rescuing, fostering and finding homes for cats and kittens. Cathy is currently becoming more involved in socializing feral kittens.


Jill Lauri, MSW, MBA

Animal Communicator

Jill helps people understand their pets and facilitates healing.  Jill holds her Animal Communication Sessions over the phone and shares messages from animals that often bring inspiration and peace to their human companions.  She talks with all species of animals and those who have passed on.  Jill has felt a deep connection to animals since she was a child.  She has rescued/healed dogs, cats, birds, mice, butterflies, and even a baby shark.  Some have lived with her and become part of her family.  They have all been sent to teach her to understand and heal with animals. 


Nicole Valenti

Education Coordinator and Strandling Technician

  Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation

Nicole graduated from Stony Brook University with her Bachelors in Marine Vertebrate Biology. After graduation she began to volunteer for the Riverhead Foundation and in 2016 became an employee. The Riverhead Foundation is the primary response team for sick or injured seals, sea turtles, dolphins, and porpoise for all of New York State.  Nicole has the unique opportunity to work in Riverhead Foundation’s hospital facility while also educating the community about these amazing animals that we see in New York waters.


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