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AngelPaws Executive Advisory Board Meeting

AngelPaws Executive Advisory Board Meeting Tuesday, April 23, 2013 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Old Business Paws for Help event Aug. 4, 2 to 6 p.m.: ---Sponsors and vendors: -Shelly will have a sponsor letter drafted for review -Categories -Booth fees for sponsors and/or vendors (suggested: $10 for non-profits and $50 for for-profits. Zona Rosa allows for-profit vendors to promote themselves while on ZR property, but they cannot sell anything.) -How many total vendors can be accommodated? -What do sponsors get? ---Raffle items: -Would those contributing raffle items worth $50 or more (if that's the amount the board chooses to be a sponsor) be considered sponsors? Or would cash contributions be the only ones counted toward sponsorship? ---Contacting potential sponsors, vendors and contributors of raffle items: -How should the board divide up this responsibility? ---Giveaways: -What should they be? Some suggestions: I.C.E Keytags: ht…

Sad but True

« Guide Dog Attack Attack on my Guide Dog March 26, 2013 // 19 This is the hardest post I’ve ever written. I’ve heard the horror stories, and always told myself- that it would never happen to us; we live in a nice area with well trained dogs and responsible owners. Statistically, I told myself that the likelihood of it happening was so minute that I should just put it out of my mind. Having owned horses my whole life, I am a practical person when it comes to animal ownership and know the risks and benefits associated with each. You still never think it will happen to you. Until it does… Elvis and I have been a team for 4 years this March. We just celebrated our anniversary. We’ve been through Eleven eye surgeries at Yale, horrific rain and snow storms, parades, major mountain climbing, a painful nerve injury to his tail, and dangerous faulty train doors that have trapped him by the neck. I really thought our ‘tough stuff’ was behind us. Never would I have thought that a r…