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Montgomery County Friends of the Shelter to receive $1000

Montgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Friends of the Shelter non-profit group will be receiving a $1,000 check from Murray State University on Thursday, January 13th at 1:30pm at Montgomery County Animal Control and Adoption Services, 616 North Spring Street.

The check is a the second place prize for a Student Philanthropy Course project at Murray State University that Cassandra Dixon entered. Her class was asked to intern with a non-profit organization and write about the experience. “I’m an animal lover, so it (Montgomery County Friends of the Shelter) was a great fit for me,” said Dixon.

“Montgomery County Friends of the Shelter is very appreciative of Cassie for choosing our newly formed organization as the subject of her project and of all of her hard work volunteering with us,” states Jennifer Byard, Friends of the Shelter founding member.

The money received by Montgomery County Friends of the Shelter will be used to assist in moving animals into rescue groups and future awareness programs.

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