PAWS Magazine

Issue 56, Winter 2003

A few special thank yous to our friends

Joe Galbreath for his four years of dedication to the PAWS Vehicle Donation Program. In early 2000, he started the program and has helped it grow into a viable and valuable fundraising resource for PAWS. Last year, the program earned a record $29,600—all proceeds benefit the animals at PAWS.

98.9 Smooth Jazz KWJZ and Starbucks Coffee, and these other sponsors and companies without whom PAWSwalk and Bark in the Park would not have been possible: News Channel AM 1150, Animal Emergency & Referral Center,, Sports Etc., Northlynn Storage, Thomas Kemper Soda, J&R Truck Rental, Citywide Fencing, Mighty-O Donuts, A Moveable Feast, Renaissance Madison Hotel, Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort, Costco/Aurora Village, and so many others.

The Boeing Day of Caring team and the United Way of Snohomish County Day of Caring (Cascade Bank) who worked at the Wildlife Center clearing brush and moving supplies, lumber and literally tons of heavy material.

Pilchuk Contractors (John Rockford and Mike Dollarhide), for donating their time, driving skills, and use of a backhoe for earth moving, site clearing and cage preparation.

Jon Fasthorse of Valhalla Construction for again donating his time and skills, driving heavy equipment on the Wildlife project.

Vivian Bennett for making the new Wildlife volunteer office possible, and Paul Thienes for architectural design.

Curtis Strain of Talon Construction and Jim Spalding and Judith Sparling of Everett Home Depot for donating their time as well as their construction and electrical expertise.

Bering Industrial for the donation of more than $3,000 worth of plumbing work.

Dr. Pam Broussard, volunteer wildlife veterinarian, filling in for Dr. Darlene DeGhetto who is off on maternity leave.

The WARM Foundation for their generous donation of $10,000 to the PAWS Wildlife Center. The money will be used for operating costs, special projects and the purchase of a stainless steel orthopedic pin cutter for the surgery room.

Debbie Capabianco for the donation of so much neat stuff, and to Cindy Kirkendall for once again hosting a successful garage sale September 14th, which raised $487 for the new raccoon cages.

Cascade Rehabilitation Associates and Chris Hoernig, EP/LMP, in Everett for hosting a special benefit massage day, which raised $800 for the Wildlife Center. Special thanks to Cascade Rehabilitation Associates Michelle Pohls, Maria Green, Krista Rowe and Linda Kroll, and to Ashmead College students Jennifer Wentworth and Tania Bigge for donating their services.

Safeway for its continued promotion of shelter adoptions through annual sponsorship of the "Adopt-a-Pet" event. Held the first weekend in October, thirty-five animals from PAWS found new homes during this year’s event.


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