Humane Society of Western Montana hands out honors


SHUGHART AWARD
BANQUET EARLIER TODAY
THE UNIVERSITY OF
MONTANA. THE AWARD IS GIVEN TO
THOSE WHO DISPLAY
EXTRAORDINARY PERSONAL
INITIATIVE TOWARD THE
WELFARE OF COMPANION
ANIMALS. DR. PETER RORK, WAS THIS
YEARS RECIPIENT. DR. RORK IS THE FOUNDER
AND PRESIDENT OF DOG IS
MY COPILOT INC, AN
ORGANIZATION THAT
TRANSPORTS ANIMALS FROM
KILL TO NON-KILL SHELTERS. THE REAL HEROES OF THE
PEOPLE WHO WORK IN THE
SHELTERS. NOT THE PILOTS
FOR DOG IS MY COPILOT SO
I AM SO PLEASED TO BE
PART OF THAT ORGANIZATION. WHEN I DELIVER THE DOGS
THESE PEOPLES WORK IS
JUST BEGINNING. DR. RORK HAS FLOWN OVER 8,000 ANIMALS AND
DELIVERED THEM TO
SEVERAL SHELTERS
INCLUDING H-S-W-
THERE IS ALSO A JUNIOR
RECIPIENT FOR THIS AWARD AND THIS YEAR THE JUNIOR
HUMANITARIAN AWARD
RECIPIENT IS 7 YEAR OLD
LARISSA FLUCK. LARISSA BAKED AND
PACKAGE OVER 1,000 DOG
TREATS TO BE SOLD AT A
SCHOOL EVENT. SHE THEN DONATED THE
PROCEEDS TO H-S-W-M. I WANT THE ANIMALS TO
GET NICE THINGS LIKE WE
DO. HAVE NICE HOMES,
GET GOOD FOOD AT THE HUMANE SOCIETY, AND
HAVE LOVING HOMES. THE AWARD IS NAMED IN HONOR OF FORMER BOARD
CHAIR KEN SHUGHART JR.,
WHO HELPED TO GROW THE
ORGANIZATION FOR 13
YEARS. WITH WINTE

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