Volunteer Ali Schwartz, left, is recognized by Lisa Bahr, PAWS director of operations, and Catherine Conlan, PAWS staff assistant, for putting in the most volunteer hours in 2014 with 937 hours logged, during the annual Centre County PAWS Volunteer Award Breakfast on Saturday at its location in State College. PAWS also honored other volunteers for their service, including Deb Bezilla who has volunteered for the organizaiton since it began 34 years ago. Volunteer hours were up in 2014 over 2013, with the organization logging 39,144 hours in 2014 over 2013's 25,491 hours. PAWS administrator estimate the 2014 volunteer hours being worth about $285,000. Animal adoptions were up as well, with 2014 seeing 390 cat adoptions and 352 dog adoptions, over 2013's 330 cat adoptions and 272 dog adoptions. Centre County PAWS is committed to finding forever homes for cats and dogs, educating citizens on responsible pet ownership, providing spay/neuter assistance, and ending pet overpopulation.
Volunteer Ali Schwartz, left, is recognized by Lisa Bahr, PAWS director of operations, and Catherine Conlan, PAWS staff assistant, for putting in the most volunteer hours in 2014 with 937 hours logged, during the annual Centre County PAWS Volunteer Award Breakfast on Saturday at its location in State College. PAWS also honored other volunteers for their service, including Deb Bezilla who has volunteered for the organizaiton since it began 34 years ago. Volunteer hours were up in 2014 over 2013, with the organization logging 39,144 hours in 2014 over 2013's 25,491 hours. PAWS administrator estimate the 2014 volunteer hours being worth about $285,000. Animal adoptions were up as well, with 2014 seeing 390 cat adoptions and 352 dog adoptions, over 2013's 330 cat adoptions and 272 dog adoptions. Centre County PAWS is committed to finding forever homes for cats and dogs, educating citizens on responsible pet ownership, providing spay/neuter assistance, and ending pet overpopulation.
Volunteer Ali Schwartz, left, is recognized by Lisa Bahr, PAWS director of operations, and Catherine Conlan, PAWS staff assistant, for putting in the most volunteer hours in 2014 with 937 hours logged, during the annual Centre County PAWS Volunteer Award Breakfast on Saturday at its location in State College. PAWS also honored other volunteers for their service, including Deb Bezilla who has volunteered for the organizaiton since it began 34 years ago. Volunteer hours were up in 2014 over 2013, with the organization logging 39,144 hours in 2014 over 2013's 25,491 hours. PAWS administrator estimate the 2014 volunteer hours being worth about $285,000. Animal adoptions were up as well, with 2014 seeing 390 cat adoptions and 352 dog adoptions, over 2013's 330 cat adoptions and 272 dog adoptions. Centre County PAWS is committed to finding forever homes for cats and dogs, educating citizens on responsible pet ownership, providing spay/neuter assistance, and ending pet overpopulation.

Centre County PAWS honors volunteers

January 18, 2015 12:46 AM

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