A grant was written to pay for half of the purchase. Maye Tessner-Rood, Hayes Township Treasurer, organized the fundraiser to try and raise the other $2,500.
Much to everyone’s surprise the event surpassed the original goal and currently has raised $4,545.00.
Rocky and Remi the two current K-9 Unit dogs were in attendance and the crowd loved them. Rocky has been replaced with Jack, a Siberian Shepherd. Rocky will remain living with his partner of many years, Larry Kasin.