November 29, 2010

Dori Scofield and Thomas Muratore Receive Guardian Awards at “Mutts & Merlot” Fundraiser


Dori Scofield, President/Founder, Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc, and Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore each received the Guardian Award at Mutts & Merlot, a fundraising event that was held November 12 at Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard in Calverton.

Robert Misseri, President, Guardians of Rescue, Inc., presented Ms. Scofield with the “Paws for Change” award for her commitment in protecting the image and success of public animal shelters and for her dedication in caring for the welfare of homeless animals. In addition to her position at Save-A-Pet, Ms. Scofield is Director of the Town of Brookhaven Animal Shelter.

Legislator Muratore received the Outstanding Leadership Award for assisting in the legislation, community involvement and awareness in the field of animal welfare.

Those in attendance enjoyed wine, hors d’oeuvres, live music and a Chinese auction. There were also many dogs available for adoption. All the money raised from the event went to benefit the medical needs of animals at Save-A-Pet and Brookhaven Animal Shelter.

For more information, or to make a donation or to volunteer, please call Save-A-Pet at (631) 473-6333

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Car Show Fundraiser Benefits Save-A-Pet and Guardians of Rescue

Pictured (l-r): Lynne Schoepfer, Executive Director, Save-A-Pet; Dori Scofield, President/Founder, Save-A-Pet holding “Donner,” a Chihuahua; Suffolk County Legislator Thomas Muratore; and Robert Misseri, President, Guardians of Rescue.



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