Rescue Donation – Owl And Monkey Haven http://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/ Fri, 21 Jan 2022 09:55:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/icon-1.png Rescue Donation – Owl And Monkey Haven http://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/ 32 32 SBMA Launches Donation Campaign to Help Survivors Rebuild Homes in Odette-Hit Puerto Princesa https://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/sbma-launches-donation-campaign-to-help-survivors-rebuild-homes-in-odette-hit-puerto-princesa/ Fri, 21 Jan 2022 06:16:00 +0000 https://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/sbma-launches-donation-campaign-to-help-survivors-rebuild-homes-in-odette-hit-puerto-princesa/ The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority is asking for donor help to provide galvanized iron sheets to survivors of Typhoon ‘Odette’ in the town of Puerto Princesa in Palawan, where many residents lost their homes last month. SUBIC BAY FREEPORT––The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has launched another donation campaign to help survivors of Typhoon “Odette” […]]]>

The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority is asking for donor help to provide galvanized iron sheets to survivors of Typhoon ‘Odette’ in the town of Puerto Princesa in Palawan, where many residents lost their homes last month.

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT––The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has launched another donation campaign to help survivors of Typhoon “Odette” (Rai) in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan Province, rebuild their damaged homes.

Called “Yero para sa Puerto,” the initiative aims to provide galvanized iron sheets to affected families in Palawan, according to the SBMA Public Relations Office (PRO) notice on Thursday, January 20.

“Left without shelter, not just homes, but homes they built for their families, households are now scrambling to get out of this horrible nightmare,” SBMA PRO said.

The fundraiser is part of SBMA’s ongoing initiatives to help Odette survivors in other parts of Visayas and Mindanao who were severely affected by the typhoon’s onslaught in December 2021.

Previously, the SBMA had sent hundreds of canisters of water, clean used clothes, hygiene kits, easy-to-open cans, mineral water, blankets and other necessities to survivors of the typhoon.

Help was sent there through the SBMA Fire Department, in cooperation with the Philippine Air Force and Under Secretary Benny Antiporda of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

The SBMA also deployed an 11-man rescue team to Siargao Island in Surigao del Norte province on December 19 to help restore power and communications facilities to the area. INQ

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County donates $2.5 million for SportsPlex https://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/county-donates-2-5-million-for-sportsplex/ Wed, 19 Jan 2022 02:58:53 +0000 https://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/county-donates-2-5-million-for-sportsplex/ Jan. 18 – OTTUMWA – Wapello County Supervisor Brian Morgan says that throughout the project, the indoor SportsPlex in Ottumwa will be a “business.” “I’ve always tried to be upfront and honest with this thing. It’s going to lose money in the first two and a half years, like all businesses,” he said. “We would […]]]>

Jan. 18 – OTTUMWA – Wapello County Supervisor Brian Morgan says that throughout the project, the indoor SportsPlex in Ottumwa will be a “business.”

“I’ve always tried to be upfront and honest with this thing. It’s going to lose money in the first two and a half years, like all businesses,” he said. “We would like to reduce that, but I think the due diligence has been done to see long-term success.

“I think the people of Wapello County, and indeed the area, will be very surprised and happy.”

The long-term outlook is why the oversight board at Tuesday’s meeting unanimously approved a $2.5 million donation as the “final inflow” to the project. The money will come from the county’s US bailout allocation, but is dependent on the rest of the money raised for the estimated $9 million project.

“We want to make sure the project is going to happen,” Morgan said. “So when the funds are raised and all of these commitments are there, that will trigger our money to come in.”

With the county’s donation, along with other verbal and firm commitments, about $2.5 million still needs to be raised privately next year. The 60,000 square foot SportsPlex will include a track, football and field soccer fields, baseball and softball fields and three full-size basketball courts in a building west of The Beach in Sycamore Park.

“There’s a lot of mistrust in Ottumwa and Wapello County about projects like this,” said Morgan, vice chairman of the nonprofit Southeast Iowa Athletic Commission. “Frankly, I voted against Bridge View Center every time, but that’s the way it is. But I think it will also stimulate better things and better facilities around Ottumwa.”

Supervisor Jerry Parker, a promoter of the SportsPlex, asked Morgan several questions community members would ask about the project, such as ownership (the sports commission), representation on the board of directors, and access to the public at the complex apart from sports teams.

“Our bylaws state that the city, county and school district will always have a dedicated seat on the board,” Morgan said. “And we will have general roles. We definitely want someone with a view of the sports landscape and Wapello County as well.”

Along with the motion to donate, Morgan also recommended free memberships for the life of the facility to county employees as a welfare benefit, which could reduce insurance costs. He also said he wanted the public to buy subscriptions. Early discussions have contemplated possible individual memberships of $50 and somewhere between $100 and $120 for families.

“The goal is to keep membership costs efficient, but that’s not really where the money is made,” he said. “The money is made by organizing and running the tournaments on weekends.”

Morgan said the projections for the complex would create two full-time jobs – a facilities manager and a marketing employee – as well as a part-time helper.

“You have to have someone there to promote it or it won’t happen,” he said. “These full-time positions will ensure the place is full on weekends. We can’t go into the city or county coffers and say we’re $100,000 short and ask if they can make us a check. to the board, the people who run it, to sell advertising and then get people into the building.”

Parker asked Morgan what would happen if the SportsPlex didn’t make money, citing high hopes from The Beach and Bridge View Center.

“It’s a business, but it’s a private facility,” Morgan said. “If it got to a point where it could be leased to a larger entity that might see the value in taking it over… I think tourism money and facilities like this go hand in hand.

“But I think the majority of people who have kids who travel are already seeing the benefits of it, and it’s gotten some really overwhelming positive feedback,” he said. “We’ve said from the start that he has to make money, and no matter who you are as a tax entity, we can’t afford losers anymore.”

— Chad Drury can be reached at cdrury@ottumwacourier.com and on Twitter @ChadDrury

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Action 4 Animals will host an adoption event in February https://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/action-4-animals-will-host-an-adoption-event-in-february/ Mon, 17 Jan 2022 16:30:00 +0000 https://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/action-4-animals-will-host-an-adoption-event-in-february/ January 17, 2022, 6:30 a.m. HST * Updated January 16, 1:26 p.m. Find your “furever” Valentine at an upcoming Volcano Village adoption event. Action 4 Animals, the Big Island’s newest animal advocacy group, is hosting an adoption event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5 at the Cooper Center. The organization’s adoption events […]]]>

January 17, 2022, 6:30 a.m. HST
* Updated January 16, 1:26 p.m.

Find your “furever” Valentine at an upcoming Volcano Village adoption event.

Action 4 Animals, the Big Island’s newest animal advocacy group, is hosting an adoption event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5 at the Cooper Center. The organization’s adoption events give Big Island residents the opportunity to meet cats and dogs that yearn for their forever home.

Wearing a mask and social distancing guidelines will be respected during the event. The Cooper Center is located at 19-4030 Wright Road.

Action 4 Animals is a collaborative group of people with experience in cat and dog rescue. The group is focused on giving neglected animals a chance at new lives in loving homes through adoption events with local rescue groups, coordinating rescue flights to the mainland and providing veterinary care if needed.

Action 4 Animals also facilitates the supply of food, placement in foster families and access to sterilization.

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For more information about Action 4 Animals, animals for adoption, and opportunities to volunteer with the organization or to donate, contact Lamaku at [email protected] You can also visit the organization on Facebook.

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The Outer Banks Voice – Community comes to the aid of the Currituck family left homeless by the January 14 fire https://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/the-outer-banks-voice-community-comes-to-the-aid-of-the-currituck-family-left-homeless-by-the-january-14-fire/ Sat, 15 Jan 2022 20:32:31 +0000 https://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/the-outer-banks-voice-community-comes-to-the-aid-of-the-currituck-family-left-homeless-by-the-january-14-fire/ Community supports Currituck family left homeless by January 14 fire By Outer Banks Voice on January 15, 2022 (Lower Currituck Fire Rescue) Lower Currituck Fire Rescue is helping solicit donations for a family whose home was severely damaged by fire on the evening of January 14. According to Chief Vernon Hart of Lower Currituck VFD, […]]]>

Community supports Currituck family left homeless by January 14 fire

By Outer Banks Voice on January 15, 2022

(Lower Currituck Fire Rescue)

Lower Currituck Fire Rescue is helping solicit donations for a family whose home was severely damaged by fire on the evening of January 14. According to Chief Vernon Hart of Lower Currituck VFD, the two occupants of the single-family home at 133 Sweetbriar Lane in Jarvisburg at the time of the fire were able to exit the structure without injury, while other family members were unharmed. not present at that time.

Lower Currituck firefighters were on the scene around 6 p.m. and the blaze was extinguished in about an hour, according to Chief Hart. Help came from the Crawford Volunteer Fire Department and Moyock Volunteer Fire Department, and units from Corolla, Southern Shores and Kitty Hawk as well as Currituck County EMS.

On the morning of January 15, Lower Currituck Fire Rescue posted this plea to help the family on their Facebook page.

“A family friend created a GoFundMe page and we linked the page below!

One of the hardest times in a firefighter’s job is knowing that we can’t save someone’s house from a fire. This tragedy struck home for LCVFD. A community family lost their home last night and we expect our community family to step up for them. Below are the clothing/diaper sizes for each family member. (The children are 2 girls and a baby BOY)

Chloe

  • Clothes size 6/7
  • Shoes size 12

willow

layton

  • Size 0-3 months
  • Diapers size 1

Brittany

  • Shirts size m/l
  • Shoe size 9

chet

  • Shirt size l/xl
  • Jeans size 33/34
  • Shoe size 10

Daily essentials are also necessary. Let’s show this family how much we care!

Any donations you would like the family to receive can be dropped off at the Grandy Fire Station. https://gofund.me/3cbaa339

On behalf of all of us at LCVFD, we thank you in advance for all your help.

For more information, visit the Lower Currituck Fire Rescue Facebook page.



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Rescue Group seeks donations in honor of Betty White | Reporting https://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/rescue-group-seeks-donations-in-honor-of-betty-white-reporting/ Fri, 14 Jan 2022 08:30:00 +0000 https://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/rescue-group-seeks-donations-in-honor-of-betty-white-reporting/ GREENVILLE — Days after the death of comedian Betty White, social media posts have emerged urging people to donate to animal rescue organizations in memory of the TV legend. White, who died Dec. 31 at the age of 99, was a well-known animal welfare advocate who supported numerous shelters and animal welfare organizations over the […]]]>

GREENVILLE — Days after the death of comedian Betty White, social media posts have emerged urging people to donate to animal rescue organizations in memory of the TV legend.

White, who died Dec. 31 at the age of 99, was a well-known animal welfare advocate who supported numerous shelters and animal welfare organizations over the decades. She also championed the “No Animals Were Harmed” program that ensured proper treatment of animals used in television and film, according to multiple news outlets.

Many donation appeals urged people to donate on White’s 100th birthday, which would have been January 17.

“A lot of people in rescue discussed it and it was kind of a universal decision. Something for Betty White,” said Sherry Sheldon, vice president of Friends of Pitt County Animal Shelter.

Pitt Friends, as the organization is informally called, is using an event it has already planned next Saturday to honor White’s love of animals.

The Friends adoption event and fundraiser is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pet Supplies Plus, 950 Criswell Drive No. 113.

“It’s an incredible push. We have an event on the Saturday before her birthday, so we’ll be making birthday balloons to help promote the event,” Sheldon said. “She was an amazing person. One of the few celebrities you don’t hear bad things about. She’s every one of our heroes.

Pitt Friends specializes in rescuing dogs at risk of euthanasia at the Pitt County Animal Shelter.

Many animals cared for by Pitt Friends volunteers have behavioral issues but can be rehabilitated. A number of rescuers have physical disabilities such as an amputated leg or a lost eye. The group also works with animals infected with heartworms.

For their donation campaign, Pitt Friends will be accepting monetary donations and items such as cleaning supplies and pet food. If an item is donated that the organization cannot use, they will pass it on to another relief group.

“We promote it for us… but donate to any rescue. I support them all. Rescue is a hard thing, people don’t realize,” Shieldon said.

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On a mission to help others https://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/on-a-mission-to-help-others/ Wed, 12 Jan 2022 14:02:23 +0000 https://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/on-a-mission-to-help-others/ The Steelers announced another donation to their Social Justice Fund, with players donating and the team providing a matching pledge to help support the community’s efforts. The Light of Life Rescue Mission will receive $ 20,000 after a donation from the JC Hassenauer Center and an additional contribution from the team in honor of the […]]]>

The Steelers announced another donation to their Social Justice Fund, with players donating and the team providing a matching pledge to help support the community’s efforts.

The Light of Life Rescue Mission will receive $ 20,000 after a donation from the JC Hassenauer Center and an additional contribution from the team in honor of the late Tunch Ilkin’s legacy and commitment to Light of Life.

Since its inception in 1952, Light of Life has been a place where hope and healing meet for men, women and families experiencing homelessness, poverty or substance abuse. Last year, the organization hosted 155 people each evening, held 800 church services for those in need, and distributed 1,300 Thanksgiving packed lunches to starving families on the North Side.

“Throughout our 70 years in Pittsburgh, the Steelers have continually come forward for the most vulnerable in our city. Said Reverend Jerrel T. Gilliam, Executive Director of the Light of Life Rescue Mission. “We are very grateful for the donation of $ 20,000 from the Steelers Social Justice Fund. It strengthens our mission to provide a safe place of hope and recovery for the homeless women, children and men in our community who need it most. ”

Since 2018, contributions from Steelers players, along with matching donations from Steelers Charities, have benefited more than 57 charities across the region.

Steelers President Art Rooney II said, “I am proud that we can join our Steelers players in making these contributions through our Social Justice Fund which contributes to so many charitable efforts in our community. .

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NC 4th grade with a big heart works to give blankets to those experiencing homelessness https://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/nc-4th-grade-with-a-big-heart-works-to-give-blankets-to-those-experiencing-homelessness/ Mon, 10 Jan 2022 13:11:24 +0000 https://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/nc-4th-grade-with-a-big-heart-works-to-give-blankets-to-those-experiencing-homelessness/ LEWISVILLE, North Carolina (WGHP) – At Lewisville Elementary School, they teach students to be “world money changers”. A student learns this lesson well. North Carolina Sheriff’s Plan to Keep Inmates Out of Jail Saved County Nearly $ 5 Million Bri Hall is only in fourth grade, but she’s working hard to change the homeless world […]]]>

LEWISVILLE, North Carolina (WGHP) – At Lewisville Elementary School, they teach students to be “world money changers”.

A student learns this lesson well.

Bri Hall is only in fourth grade, but she’s working hard to change the homeless world in her community.

“I was lying in my bed one night and I was really very cold in my room. And my mom said some people have to stay outside all this cold weather. And so I want to keep them warm when it’s cold outside, ”she said.

So she started Bri Bri’s Blankets, an initiative to collect blankets that she can distribute to the homeless.

“We get the blankets from some people who donate money, or some people donate their blankets and we wash them. ”

She filled basket after basket and heart after heart with her donations. She gives it directly to the homeless in her community. Others at places that serve them like the Samaritan Ministries and the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office.

“A lot of times they’re really grateful to have a blanket. It makes them really happy to have something to keep them warm.

Anna Balser is the principal of Lewisville Elementary School. She says Bri is a great example to all the students in the school.

“This is what we want our students to be… world money changers. We talk about why we are here and what we want to do in the world, and she is a great example of that, ”Balser said.

Bri says she just wants to help.

“I am very happy. I know they’re going to use it and they’re going to get hot.

And she won’t give up until she makes a difference.

“I always know there is a lot more out there. And I want to know that they are hot. So I try to take out as many blankets as possible so that a lot of people can be warm.

And she has a challenge for all of us.

“Well, anyone can do it, regardless of their age or level of education,” she says. “Because you spread joy, kindness and love to everyone you give it to. “

Big words for a little girl with a big heart.

If you would like to donate to Bri Bri’s Blankets, you can Venmo donate to @BriBrisBlankets. Or call Lewisville Elementary School for more information.

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Hochul overturns Ranger Retirement Bill https://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/hochul-overturns-ranger-retirement-bill/ Sat, 08 Jan 2022 19:18:45 +0000 https://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/hochul-overturns-ranger-retirement-bill/ Rangers used new wheeled litters on search and rescue missions starting in May this year. Recently, Governor Kathy Hochul vetoed a bill to establish the retirement eligibility of rangers and environmental conservation officers on a par with other law enforcement officials. of State. DEC photo Lawyers turn to contract and budget negotiations By Gwendolyn Craig […]]]>
Rangers used new wheeled litters on search and rescue missions starting in May this year. Recently, Governor Kathy Hochul vetoed a bill to establish the retirement eligibility of rangers and environmental conservation officers on a par with other law enforcement officials. of State. DEC photo

Lawyers turn to contract and budget negotiations

By Gwendolyn Craig

Governor Kathy Hochul has vetoed a bill to establish the retirement eligibility of rangers and environmental conservation officers on a par with other law enforcement agencies in the ‘State.

Hochul attributed his rejection to his view that benefit adjustments should be negotiated. She added that the state budget did not include funds to offset the cost.

The bill provided for a one-time contribution of $ 48.2 million. The first annual contribution ending in March 2022 would have cost around $ 4.7 million, according to the law.

Hochul’s layoff disappointed lawmakers and the New York Police Benevolent Association, who said the longer length of service required for pension benefits made it more difficult to recruit and retain environmental officers, by especially in the north of the state. A vote of exemption seems unlikely.

Senator Andrew Gournardes, a Democrat from Brooklyn, introduced the measure to make the benefit available after 20 years of service, five years earlier than today. He reportedly covered environmental conservation officers, forest rangers, Environmental Conservation Department police officers, regional state park police, and university police.

Matthew Krug, director of environmental conservation officers and investigators at the PBA, said state police and other agencies get many more applicants when jobs pay better and allow for earlier retirement. . Fewer than 2,000 candidates took the civil service exam for conservation officers in 2019, Krug said, while 18,000 people took the state police exam. The governor’s veto was another blow to his colleagues, who work in tight teams with more than 60 vacancies statewide, Krug said.

The bill would be very beneficial for recruiting officers for the New York City area, said Krug, where more investigators are needed to collect evidence of industrial pollution crimes and control the illegal trade in endangered species. It would also help with recruiting in the upstate, he said, where tasks continue to grow.

Late last year, Hochul signed a bill giving DEC officers the task of inspecting boats for invasive species. Similar regulations concerning the transport of firewood were adopted a few years ago.

“They don’t give us extra people to apply it,” Krug said. “You can’t keep stacking more stuff. “

Krug, who covers the Washington County area, said a retirement after 20 years of service is desired because of the toll the work can take on officers. He and his colleagues were injured in incidents such as assisting mountain hikers and chasing intruders.

In her Dec. 29 veto, Hochul said she was aware of “growing concern about the current level of pension benefits and its impact on the ability of agencies to recruit and retain the best agents.” She suggested meeting this year to discuss the matter.

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Police union spokesperson Michael Bucci said the union was ready to make a contract with the governor, saying an agreement was almost three years behind schedule. He envisioned the pension plan being part of the next budget negotiations.

In an emailed statement, Gournardes said he looked forward to meetings and did not expect the state legislature to overturn Hochul’s veto despite overwhelming legislative support for the bill. Two-thirds of the legislature is expected to vote in favor of overturning a veto, a rare and unexpected event in this case, said MP Billy Jones, D-Chateaugay Lake.

“I think we’re planning to come back and work on it,” Jones said. “We want to keep this workforce. We need that workforce, especially here in the Adirondacks.

State Senator Dan Stec, R-Queensbury, said he understood Hochul’s position on the expense, but still believed she should have signed it. “We should try to support law enforcement in any way we can,” he said.


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🌱 ATL Warming Centers + New school COVID policies + Pre-K Money https://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/%f0%9f%8c%b1-atl-warming-centers-new-school-covid-policies-pre-k-money/ Thu, 06 Jan 2022 21:41:17 +0000 https://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/%f0%9f%8c%b1-atl-warming-centers-new-school-covid-policies-pre-k-money/ Good Friday, neighbors! Here’s everything you need to know about what’s going on in the city today. First of all, the weather forecast for the day: Quite sunny. High: 42 Low: 29. Rent this space! Are you a a local business owner or trader in Atlanta? We want to start showcasing trusted companies that can […]]]>

Good Friday, neighbors! Here’s everything you need to know about what’s going on in the city today.


First of all, the weather forecast for the day:

Quite sunny. High: 42 Low: 29.


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Here are the top 5 stories from today’s Atlanta:

  1. As freezing temperatures set in for the Atlanta metro area today, city leaders are opening an emergency warming center and providing transportation. Friday’s temperatures will start in the 1920s, the coldest the region has seen since February 2021, according to 11 Alive Storm Trackers. Today and Saturday should stay cool, with lows in the 20s and highs in the 40s to 50s per day. The warm-up center, which opened Thursday night and will remain open until 10 a.m. on Saturday, is located at 3404 Delmar Lane NW, which is the Old Adamsville Recreation Center. Anyone needing transportation can make it to the Gateway Center at 275 Pryor Street SW at 8 p.m. tonight. (11Alive.com WXIA)
  2. When Atlanta public schools resume face-to-face teaching on Monday, it will be with a significantly new COVID-19 testing strategy for students. Launching a “test-to-stay” policy, the plan allows students and employees to stay in school if they are exposed to COVID-19 but test negative and have no symptoms. Anyone who tests positive or exhibits symptoms will be sent home, and those who do not accept the test must quarantine themselves at home for 10 days. The change goes into effect Jan. 18 and requires parental consent for students to be tested. Additionally, the district said individual schools may switch to virtual learning depending on the number of COVID-19 cases in the school and community. (Free: Fox 5 Atlanta; Subscription: The Atlanta Journal Constitution)
  3. Georgia state-funded preschool and child care teachers to receive two more rounds of $ 1,000 bonuses from federal coronavirus aid, according to an announcement from the Ministry of Early Childhood Care and Learning Tuesday. Last year, a previous round of bonuses paid a total of $ 33.4 million to more than 33,000 teachers statewide. The cost of the three bonuses will be around $ 100 million, said Amy Jacobs, commissioner of early childhood care and learning. Due to rising costs and declining enrollments, the state has used coronavirus aid to directly support private child care providers. Last year, state and public universities paid $ 1,000 in bonuses to K-12 employees and university employees with federal assistance. (am920theanswer.com)
  4. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will visit Atlanta on January 11. The White House said Biden and Harris would speak about the “urgent need to pass legislation to protect the constitutional right to vote.” Further details on the trip have yet to be released. (11Alive.com WXIA)
  5. Thanks to the largest donation in history from the Atlanta Fire Rescue Foundation Firehouse Fund, Atlanta firefighters will receive new washers, dryers and other furniture. The donor’s anonymous donation of $ 150,000 will give four Atlanta fire stations in Buckhead and southwest Atlanta the resources to make improvements and upgrades inside the rescue stations. This includes state-of-the-art washing machines and dryers that help remove carcinogens and other hazardous materials from a firefighter’s response equipment. Previously known as Adopt a Fire Station, the Fire Station Fund provides a trusted platform for individuals, business stewards and community organizations to directly address the unmet needs of the 36 fire stations. from the Atlanta Fire Department. Since the city’s budget is primarily intended to cover the salaries and benefits of firefighters, the Foundation provides the additional funding needed to maintain a world-class fire and rescue institution. (MDJOnline.com)

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  • Interstellar echoes (A tribute to Pink Floyd) at 37 Main in Buford (9:30 p.m.)
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  • Ladies evening at Rose Bar Atlanta (10 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Add a little party to your life with the Atlanta Humane Society Nightclub! 🕺 Disco is a good looking guy who is ready to find his perfect match. He is currently relaxing and practicing his dancing skills with a host family. He is playful and loving as he can be once he has the chance to settle in a new environment. Already have feline friends at home? Great! Disco enjoys the company of other cats. Being the party life can be a bit overwhelming for some (we can’t ALL be party people!), So we think Disco will be happier living with older kids and adults. Disco is eligible for our Foster First program, which means you can take it home for 14 days prior to adoption to make sure it is a perfect match for your family. If you’re up for disco with Disco, visit atlantahumane.org/disco. (Facebook)
  • Cruise in 2022 in this cool snap for an oh-so-cool town today via @caltheme. #atlantasnaps (Instagram)
  • The school year is halfway through and summer will be here before you know it! Plan ahead to register your child for the Atlanta History Center’s History and Writing Camps for the summer of 2022. Campers have several history and writing options to enjoy during these four week camps. The themes of the story camp vary from the ancient world to the history of space, while the themes of the writing camp range from basic writing skills to learning how to create fictional and fantasy stories. All of the 2022 Summer Camps are in-person and will take place on the Buckhead Campus of the Atlanta History Center. Register now to guarantee your place! https://www.atlantahistorycenter.com/program…/summer-camp/ (Facebook)
  • Atlanta Public Schools is preparing to reopen schools for in-person learning on Monday, January 10. We are implementing new health protocols and strengthening many existing protocols. Students can get tested today. Vaccines offered on Saturdays. Read full details in Dr Herring’s memo here: https://bit.ly/3eRN8ZG (Facebook)
  • Do you need a vaccine or a booster? Fulton County Government, Fulton County Board of Health, and Atlanta-Fulton County Emergency Management Agency (AFCEMA) offer vaccines on the sites listed six days a week. (Facebook)

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Local animal care advocate spends time with volunteers to help treat animals displaced from the Marshall fire https://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/local-animal-care-advocate-spends-time-with-volunteers-to-help-treat-animals-displaced-from-the-marshall-fire/ Wed, 05 Jan 2022 00:43:48 +0000 https://owlandmonkeyhaven.co.uk/local-animal-care-advocate-spends-time-with-volunteers-to-help-treat-animals-displaced-from-the-marshall-fire/ BOULDER CO. – Hundreds of families were displaced after the Marshall fire in Boulder County, and hundreds of animals lost their homes as well. Today, a local animal care advocate volunteers her time to care for dozens of animals. The morning after the Marshall Fire started, Ashley Main traveled to Boulder County to care for […]]]>

BOULDER CO. – Hundreds of families were displaced after the Marshall fire in Boulder County, and hundreds of animals lost their homes as well. Today, a local animal care advocate volunteers her time to care for dozens of animals.

The morning after the Marshall Fire started, Ashley Main traveled to Boulder County to care for the displaced animals. She’s a veterinary surgeon from Colorado Springs, and when she arrived in Louisville, she helped with at least 30 horses, 10 chickens, and placed 16 cat shelters around the fire area. She also sorted the animals that were evacuated and helped treat the injuries.

“I really just followed the need. I was able to assess some injuries at the owner’s request and help make sure they didn’t need additional vet care, and I rinsed a lot of it. ‘eyes on the horses to get out the The winds were so strong here, between that and the smoke, there was a lot of damage to their eyes,’ Main said.

She said part of the reason she went to Louisville is because her aunt and uncle live there but they were out of town, and a relative had to come to their house and break a window to save their cats. After checking out the house, she started calling for volunteer opportunities and quickly got to work.

Main says part of the care she provides is helping the animals stay calm and comfort them until they are reunited with their owners.

“They are reassured with love and take an extra five minutes to scratch behind their ears, so that they have that warmth and that reminder of the house they are hopefully going to return to,” Main said.

Today, five days after these animals lost their homes, she sees a great improvement in their temperament and emotional behavior.

“Right after the fire, that first morning, the animals were all very stressed. It is a relief to see them after a few days of stability and love, that they are already doing much better,” Main said. “It’s going to take a long time to heal from this, but I think having stability in places like Luvin ‘Arms Animal Sanctuary has made a really big difference.”

Main is also an animal advocate using her rig as Miss Colorado Springs. She was crowned with this title in 2021 and thanks to this platform, she was able to speak to the city council on legislative issues.

Main says she will continue to volunteer when she can, in the hopes that all the animals will soon be reunited with their owners.

“All my life I’ve just had a heart for animals. Everything I do, I want it to be for animals,” Main said.

If you would like to help with the relief efforts for animals that have been injured or displaced by the Marshall Fire, you can donate to the Humane Society of the Boulder Valley.

At least three of the chickens Main helped were taken to Luvin ‘Arms Animal Sanctuary, a nonprofit organization in Erie, CO. It is approximately 20 minutes from Louisville and 30 minutes from Superior. For more information on this organization, click here.

Colorado Springs’ Westside Animal Hospital will also be collecting donations and monetary donations for the Colorado Pet Pantry to distribute to those in need.

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