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(KSDK) -- Many of you know former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa is a big pet advocate. He will be in town later this month to host an event at Purina Farms in St. Louis.

"An Evening With Tony LaRussa" benefits a number of animal groups in the St. Louis area. There are still tickets available for the Friday night event. Tickets cost 15 dollars. You will get to eat great food, meet adoptable pets and see the gorgeous grounds at Purina Farms.

Click here for more information about the event and to buy tickets.