A "Sip & Shop" event to benefit Animal Welfare Society, Inc. in New Milford will be held June 9 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the J. McLaughlin retail store at 6 Bee Brook Road in Washington Depot.

Customers will have an opportunity to shop and sample light refreshments.

The store will donate 15 percent of all women’s and men’s clothing sales to AWS.

All proceeds benefit Animal Welfare Society, Inc., an independent, 501c3 non-profit, non-destroy organization founded in 1965 that provides food, shelter and veterinary care to homeless and abandoned dogs and cats while working to place them in responsible and caring homes.

For more information, call 860-354-1350 or visit www.aws-shelter.org.