The annual meeting of the Animal Welfare Society, Inc. in New Milford will be held Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m.

The year's events and the 2011 budget will be presented during the membership part of the meeting, which will be held at the Richmond Citizen Center at 40 Main St.

The purpose of the special meeting to follow will be to elect a president and treasurer, each two-year terms, a director of fundraising and a director of marketing and public relations, each a one-year term, and a secretary, with one year remaining on the term.

The annual budget and responsibilities and definition of the positions are available for review at www.aws-shelter.org or at the Animal Welfare Society, 8 Dodd Road, New Milford, CT, during adoption hours.

To be eligible to vote at the meeting, membership dues must have been paid between Nov. 1, 2009, and Oct. 31, 2010.

Dues are $20 and may be made payable to the Animal Welfare Society and dropped off at the shelter.