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raise

to institute a suit or action at law or to draw up a summons or other initiating writ.
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The forum would be a partnership with the Department of Agriculture to be participated by LGUs, backyard hog raisers, commercial hog raisers, veterinarians and quarantine officers.
The swine disease, if not controlled, can also devastate the country's hog industry, including the livelihoods of all those small-scale backyard hog raisers. Only full public cooperation will ensure that this does not happen.
But Lopez said that the government will look at the long term stressing there is a need to help grow the small poultry raisers, not just the big corporations.
He said in collaboration with commercial dairy forms, facilities would be provided to stock raisers to enhance milk production and prevent their animals from epidemic diseases.
As Gallant Hearts is in its early stages, the nonprofit's primary needs are adding more puppy raisers to the team and general fundraising efforts for needs such as kennels and a transportation van.
"As we move forward in a legislative session where water will be a key issue," he said, "we will do so in a way that is respectful to individual land owners and cattle raisers."
Head of PE Sally Hodge said: "Initial response to Pulse Raisers has been very positive and attendance levels have increased at all clubs.
Some of North Eastern and Cumbrian Co-op's top fund raisers visited St Oswald's, in Gosforth, to hand over the cheque and tour the facilities.
BBC investigators found 90 per cent of money donated in the first year often goes towards paying the fund raisers' fees.
Charitable fund raisers who deliberately misrepresent the actual amounts of money that will go to the beneficiaries may be prosecuted for consumer fraud.