at Kuni Lexus benefiting Prescription Pet program at Children's Hospital at 6 pm
The kids at Creekside Elementary have got it going on. These dedicated young philanthropists have raised money for the Prescription Pet program for two years in a row, and they set a stellar example, along with the amazing dogs who make up the Prescription Pet program for Children’s Hospital Colorado.
Seven students and their teacher, Kathy Paulson, came to speak to the crowd at a reception held at Kuni Lexus on Monday and talk about their efforts to raise more than $2,000 last year. Several prescription pets also came to wag and welcome.
Dr. Sara Mark returned again to deliver remarks and talk about family experiences with Prescription Pet dogs. Some kids actually stand out of their wheelchairs and smile and talk when the dogs are present, when previously they were not making any progress. It’s nothing short of miraculous.
Lyn Schaffer once again coordinated this thank-you/recognition reception at Kuni Lexus and catering was again provided by Biscuits and Berries.
We can look to young adults, and dogs, to provide a successful pattern of living–giving back and helping others. Wag, wag.
Peter and Traci McCauley
Sandy Miller and Prescription Pet Lani
Cormac gets a well-deserved treat
Guy and Susan Wroble outside of Kuni Lexus with their Prescription Pets Nella and Hathaway
Rick and Anne Karcich with their Prescription Pet Emma
Meet and greet with Emma and Nella
Christine Cutler, left, and Cathy Wegner
Peggy Fitzgerald, left, Kathleen McBride and Pat Erickson
Dr. Sara Mark says hi to Darby Kelly and her Prescription Pet Cormac
Steve and Machelle Miller with their Prescription Pet Kiddo
Great eats from Biscuits and Berries
Pamela Birx, left, and Colleen Dooley
Cookie Gowdy and her Prescription Pet Karenin
Anne Scope and her Prescription Pet Fletcher
Christopher Hernandez and Lyn Schaffer
Karen Sanchez, left, Lisa Gilmer, Darby Kelly and Vanessa Ernissee
Sue and Don Jewell
Shelby kind of had the run of the place. When you get older, you get to do what you want.
Bob and Betsy Widner
Ben and Mimi Kroger with Prescription Pet Hugs
Board members Arlen Heller and Mary Sharon Balakas
Teachers and parents: Linda Ruggles, left, Kelly Sommerfield, Lisa Lamb, Angie Ioannides, Bethany Owens, Nichole Campbell, Mary Martinez, Wendy White
Robert Karow, left, Diane Cast, Maureen Horgan and Paul Kobelski
Marilyn Stewart, left, and Marion Howley
Jan Ground, left, Marena and Christian Lertch
Lyn Schaffer, left, talks with Dr. Sara Mark about the program
Lyn and Dr Michael Schaffer
Lyn Schaffer and board member Bob Cuculich
Teacher Kathy Paulson, left, chats with Dr. Sara Mark
Dr. Kathy Paulson with students Liam, Caiden, Josey, Reese, Lauren, Samantha, Garrett
Dr Erik Anderson and Christine Cowan–Dr Anderson is liaison to the Colorado Veterinary Medical Assn.
Jan Ground gets a snuggle with Nella
Judy Baxter and Prescription Pet Kayla
Dr. Sara Mark addresses the crowd
Arlen Keller has a Q & A with the students
Students and Dr. Sara Mark
Cormac wags at guests
Chewys Bonetique’s Pam King, left, with Laura Daily
Lynne Zucker and David Figlino
Jerry Kashinski, Mary McBride and Carolyn McBride
Prescription Pet Tillie and Mark Ratts
Peggy Fitzgerald, left, with board member Joyce Butler
Students, Lyn Schaffer and Dr. Sara Mark hold the raffle
Lyn Schaffer gives a hug of appreciation to Dr. Sara Mark
Kayla is a very happy dog.
Julie from Chewy’s Bonetique stands with gift pack winner Vanessa Ernissee
Creekside philanthropists Lauren and Caiden with their folks Marena and Christian Lertch