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Netop uses his skills to help his community. Below are some of the events he has done and some of the causes he supports.

Netop was at the Holiday Art Market on December 2, 2017 at the Leland Cultural Arts Center in Leland, NC selling his paintings, notecards and holiday cards to raise money for animals in need. Netop enjoyed being at the event and making new friends. Here is a link to the poster advertising the event and a video taken at the event.

Netop was at the Wine and Whiskers Social in Yadkinville on Sept 15, 2017. This year's event was at the Hanover Park Vineyard and all funds raised went to the Whiskers Rescue Foundation. Here is a poster about the event. And here is a video taken at the event.

Netop was at the 10th annual Monty's Home Pet Expo at the Coastline and Conference Convention Center on February 26, 2017. He donated the proceeds of his sales to Monty's Home. Here is a video that was filmed at the event.

Netop raised $150 for the Skywatch Bird Rescue at their "Love Bird Mixer". The event was held at the Watermark Marina ~ 4114 River Road. Wilmington, NC on Feb. 9, 2017. Here is a video that was filmed at the event.

Netop was unable to be at the Wine and Whiskers Summer Social in Yadkinville, NC on Sept. 2, 2016 due to hurricane Hermine.

Netop enjoyed the “Pawty with Netop” event at the Brightmore of Wilmington, Wilmington, NC on Tuesday, August 16, 2016. He demonstrated his painting artistry for the residents and visitors and everyone had a wonderful time. The proceeds from donations and the sales of Netop's paintings totaled $240. Carolina Canines For Service will receive a check in that amount. Here is a video from the event.

Netop enjoyed showing off his painting skills at Pawz in Park on Saturday, April 30, 2016. It was a beautiful day and everyone, including Netop, had fun. Here is a video taken at the event.

Netop was at Monty's Home Pet Expo on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016 at Wilmington's Coastline Convention Center. Here is a link to a video that was taken at the event.

Netop had an exhibit at the Leland Cultural Arts Center in Leland , NC from  December 3rd 2015 thru December 30 2015.
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In memory of Ruby, Netop raised $1,700 which he sent toCheck for Morris Animal Foundation The Morris Animal Foundation for canine cancer research. Here is a video that was taken at the Aunt Kerry's Pet Stop event on Nov. 14, 2015.

For the fourth year in a row Netop gave painting demonstrations and did custom paintings for the patrons of the Whiskers & Wine Summer Social on Sept. 4, 2015. This event benefits the animals of Yadkin County. Enjoy a video of the event.

Netop was at PAWZ in Park on April 18, 2015. It was a fun event in Battleship Park in Wilmington, NC. Many rescues, people, and of course, dogs were there to raise awareness to animal causes. The below links are to videos taken at the event.

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Netop performed at Monty's Home Pet Expo on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015 at Wilmington's Coastline Convention Center. Here is a link to a video that was taken at the event.

Netop, and his Netop Mails Check mother, Jacqueline Karch, had a joint exhibit at MC Erny Gallery at WHQR in Wilmington, NC beginning on Friday November 28, 2014. Netop donated his profits to the Wilmington Domestic Violence agency. He mailed a check for $578.23 in January 2015 which was 100% of the proceeds from the sale of his paintings. Here is a link to a video taken at the event.

For the third year in a row Netop gave painting demonstrations and did custom paintings for patrons at the Whiskers and Wine Summer Social on Aug. 29, 2014. This event benefitted the Yadkin County Animal Shelter. Here is a video taken at the event.

Netop was at Monty's Home Pet Expo on Feb. 16, 2014 at the Coastline Convention Center. All proceeds raised went to Monty's Home. Here is a video from the event that you might enjoy.

Netop appeared at a fundraiser on Nov. 23, 2013 to benefit the New Hanover Humane Society. The fundraiser was held at Katy's Grill and Bar on S. College St. and it was a lot of fun. And, more importantly, a lot of money was raised for the NHHS.

Netop gave a painting demonstration at the Whiskers and Wine summer social on Aug. 30, 2013. This event benefitted the Yadkin County Animal Shelter. Here is a video taken at the event.

Netop participated in a group exhibit at the Center For Creative Leadership in Greensboro, NC. The exhibit ran thru July 25th, 2013. It benefited the Red Dog Farm Animal Rescue Network. Here is a video of the opening.

Netop was at Camp Lejeune on June 22, 2013 to participate in the Children's Artistic show. Everyone loved the little guy and his painting skills were on high display.

Netop was in Greensboro on June 8, 2013 to participate in a fundraiser for the Guilford County Animal Shelter. He gave demonstrations and sold paintings with all proceeds going to the Guilford County shelter.

Netop gave a painting demonstration at the Red Dog Farm fundraiser 'In Our Care' on April 16, 2013. This event benefitted the animals of Red Dog Farm.

Netop had a good time and made a lot of new friends at the Happy Tails Doggy Expo at Poplar Grove Plantation on Nov. 25, 2012. Here is a link to a video taken at the event.

Netop demonstrated his painting skills at Monty's Home 6th Annual Pet Expo on Feb. 17, 2013. This event was at the Coastline Convention Center in Wilmington.

Netop performed at 'Wild Night', the fundraising gala for Animal Warriors on Sept. 15, 2012. Animal Warriors is the brain child and passion of Scott Lope, Animal Planet's 2009 Hero of the Year. Scott is raising funds for the establishment of an animal rescue on the Wilmington, NC area that will house both domesticated and wild animals. Animal Warriors is trying to raise enough money to purchase 600 acres for this purpose. Please read more about Animal Warriors here.

Netop performed at the Whiskers and Wine Summer Social that benefitted the Yadkin County Animal Shelter. The event was at the Allison Oaks Vineyard in Yadkinville on Friday, August 31 and raised $9,914. Here is a short video of the event.

Netop was at Cap't Bill's Backyard Grill on Saturday June 2, 2012 to help celebrate Sage Salon & Spa's 2nd Anniversary. He gave painting demonstrations and sold his wares. All proceeds went to benefit the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust. Click here for more information.

Netop gave a painting demonstration at the Monty's Home Pet Expo at the Swartz Center in downtown Wilmington on Sunday, February 19, 2012 and at the Love-A-Pet Fair at Independence Mall on Monday, February 20, 2012.

Netop celebrated his 9th birthday by having a party and fund raising event at Aunt Kerry's Pet Stop on Jan. 28, 2012. It was great fun and Netop raised $1,015 for the Morris Animal Foundation in support of their canine cancer research program.

Netop performed at Celebrity Paws for C. O. P. E. on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2010. C. O. P. E. Elder Care is a non-profit organization that brings compassionate geriatic care to seniors in Wake County, NC.

Netop appeared on Gracie's Friends on Sunday, Sept 4. Gracie's Friends was a TV program that showcases adoptable pets that need a loving human to look after them.

Netop held a fundraiser for Adopt-An-Angel at Aunt Kerry's Pet Stop on Saturday July 9, 2011. Netop raised $290 to be used to help with Adopt-An-Angel's huge vet bills.

Netop gave a painting demonstration at the Whiskers, Wags, and Wine food and wine tasting event on June 6, 2011. This event benefited the Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach.

Netop gave painting demonstrations at the Monty's Home Pet Expo at the Swartz Center in downtown Wilmington on February 27, 2011 and at the Love A Pet Fair at the New Hanover Government Center on February 21, 2011.

Netop was at Aunt Kerry's Pet Stop on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 raising funds for three local rescue groups to pay medical expenses for animals in their care. He raised over $2,000.

On October 24, 2010 Netop was at Paws-Ability's annual Wag Shag event at the Sea Trail Convention Center in Sunset Beach. Netop gave a painting demonstration and helped Paws-Ability raise money for local animal shelters.

On Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, 9 AM to 12 noon, Netop performed at Celebrity Paws for Cope. Cope Elder Care is a non-profit organization that brings compassionate geriatic care to seniors in Wake County, NC. Watch Netop perform at this event.

Netop was at the Lu Mil Vineyard in Duplin County on Aug. 21, 2010 helping A Shelter Friend. This was for their annual Pets Without People benefit. Click here to see a video of Netop painting and the auction of one of his paintings.

Netop donated a special painting to "Women of Hope" for their first fundraiser. Netop made an appearance and gave a painting demonstration on Saturday, July 10, 2010, at "The Art of Women's Cancers" exhibit held at Independence Mall in Wilmington, NC. To see a video of Netop's exhibition click here

Netop gave a great performance at the Love a Pet Fair on Monday, Feb. 15, 2010 at the Hanover County Government Center. This fair raised pet care awareness.

An video concerning fire safety for pets and featuring Netop and his family was on WWAY-TV on Jan. 5, 2009.

Netop performed at the Fur Ball in Wilmington, NC on Dec. 5, 2009. This black tie gala benefited Adopt-an-Angel and the Pender County Humane Society.

In the Fall of 2009 Netop participated in an exhibit hosted by the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, NC benefitting the Red Dog Farm Animal Rescue.

On October 24, 2009 Netop gave a painting demonstration at the "Bark & Wine" fundraising event to benefit "Furever Friends Animal Rescue".

On October 11, 2009 Netop was at Paws-Ability's annual Wag Shag event at the Sea Trail Convention Center in Sunset Beach. Netop gave a painting demonstration and helped Paws-Ability raise money for local animal shelters.

Netop was at the Lu Mil Vineyard in Dublin, NC on September 19, 2009 helping the Bladen County Humane Society raise money for their shelter and spay/neuter clinic.  He donated a painting for the silent auction that sold for $275.

On September 12, 2009 Netop joined many NC celebrities in an event and dog walk to benefit COPE Eldercare, a nonprofit organization that helps bring compassionate geriatric care to seniors in Wake County, NC. 

Netop donated a painting to Best Friends for their 2009 Summer Raffle.  http://www.bestfriends.org/

NetopOn April 8, 2009 Netop went to UPS to send the Morris Animal Foundation a check for $2,507.13.  That figure is the total he made from donations, his exhibit at Bottega Gallery, his day at Aunt Kerry's Pet Stop and raffle ticket sales for "The Day of the White Feather".

Netop held a raffle on Mar. 22, 2009 for two of his paintings with the proceeds going to the Morris Animal Foundatation to be used in their quest to cure canine cancer. "The Day of  the White Feather" was won by Barbara Bray of Wilmington and Noreen O'Neill of Newport, RI, won a second Netop painting. See photos of the raffle drawings. Watch Netop do his painting demonstration at the Bottega Gallery.

Netop presented a check for $1,425 to Captain Jack to help him with his medical expenses. This check represented the proceeds of the sale of Netop's painting at Aunt Kerry's on March 1, 2008. To see a photo of this presentation please click here.

Netop's Pet-Oxygen Mask Fundraiser at the Children's Museum of Wilmington was a success. 54 sets of pet oxygen masks were presented to area fire departments on Dec. 12, 2007. WECT TV 6 covered the presentation. On July 20, 2009 a dog was rescued from a house fire on Carolina Beach. On Sept 18, 2009 a cat was saved because the fire department had these masks and they knew how to use them. Please read the heartwarming news stories about these rescues.

Netop had an exhibit at The Upstairs Gallery in Greensboro, NC in April of 2007.  It was a benefit for the SPCA of the Triad. He had around 80 paintings on exhibit and sold most during the opening. He was able to donate $1100.00 to the SPCA of the Triad.

Shari Strader of Best Friends Network wrote a nice story, 'Move Over Picasso', about Netop.