LETTER: Human society officials say thanks

Published 7:01 am Friday, February 26, 2010

The Mower County Humane Society would like to thank all who donated and supported our annual Spaghetti Dinner/Silent Auction held Feb. 14 at the Holiday Inn. With your generosity, we cleared $7,000 to be used toward our expenses in 2010. During 2009, MCHS rescued 172 cats, 142 dogs and one rabbit. Our expenses for the year were $115,000. Every penny given to our organization is returned to Mower County in the form of a rescued pet as no one at our organization receives a salary.

Special thanks to all the volunteers and individuals who helped make our dinner/auction a success. Also, thank you to our local area small businesses who really do support our community with their financial support — remember to shop here and support them first.

Thank you for contributions from South Main Auto, Apollo Liquor and Superette, Double K Specialty, Sears, the Hometown Store, Medgaarden SW Sales, The Portrait Shoppe, P&D Originals, Shear Design, Pro Build, Culver’s, HyVee, HyVee Liquor, Games People Play, Echo Lanes, AmericInn, Austin Vet Clinic, Anytime Fitness, Piggy Blues, Papa Murphy’s, Rydjor Bike, Wangen Auto, Godfather’s, Diane’s Salon Classics, Essence Salon, Steve’s Pizza, Mills Fleet Farm, Holiday Inn, Harvest Buffet, Torge’s Live, Camp Dogg, Hormel, Scentsy Wickless Candle Warmers, Apold Music, Out & About Dog Walking, Bell Liquor, Peggy & Dennis Boik, Ruth Wunderlich, Tom Farnsworth Family, Julie Holgate, Ginny & Bob Riege, Liz Coughlin, Dennis Sippel, Nini Johnson, Don & Mona Rush, Lisa & Mark White, Christopher Lutz, Terese Amazi, Rita Klassen, and Lurch Gillis and his helper Warren.

Thanks for the entertainment and guidance Melanie Bloom, Rusty Dawkins, Steve Sosna, Bryan Piatt, Allen Smith and Rush Hour.

Jay Lutz, Kelly Rush, Barry Rush, & Julaine Rush

MCHS Volunteers