The Washington Times-Herald


March 27, 2014

Friends for Animals holds March meeting

Fourteen members were present at the Washington Carnegie Library March 10 for its monthly meeting, with Debbie Fidler opening with prayer.

The minutes from November were approved and the financial report was given.

It was decided that thank you notes be sent to everyone sending donations to the organization. Dues were paid and membership cards were distributed. The updated by-law should be completed by the April meeting.

Upcoming fund raisers are Clean Sweep on April 5, April 12 there will be an Adopt-A-Thon at Family Video Store and Bark in the Park will be held May 10. This year, WWBL will be partnering with Friends For Animals to make the 5K run and even more successful than last year. For more information, go to or BarkInThe

It was reported that seven cats had been adopted and there are now eight cats available. Five dogs are available for adoption. In February 17 dogs and one kitten was taken to rescues with a total of 484 miles driven. For the first week in March a total of 22 dogs were taken.

It was reported that the Friends For Animals booth at Traderbaker’s had a very good month.

Members present were Bill Remsburg, Tara Cales, Tonya Sheetz, Sharon Hite, Sheila O’Maley, Gene Wade, Gene Mattes, Mark Scott, Bonnie Moore, Josh Rayhill, Georgina Williams, Sherry Johnston and Monika Glade.

The next meeting will be at 6 p.m. April 8 at Washington Carnegie Public Library. The public is invited to attend.

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