Southeastern Guide Dogs Was Named 2014 Overall Nonprofit of the Year By the Tampa Bay Business Journal
Tampa, FL, June 20, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Trainers and other staff fine tune the students’ on-campus experience to create a friendly, effective learning environment. The school uses financial resources wisely, so donors can give with confidence. Staff and volunteers work together, creating positive energy in the workplace.
“With our pursuit of excellence as the backdrop, it’s our pleasure to make this announcement,” said Titus Herman, Chief Executive Officer. “We were happy to be selected as a finalist, and even more thrilled to announce that Southeastern Guide Dogs has won the Overall Nonprofit of the Year Award.”
This was the third year Southeastern Guide Dogs was nominated. They also were nominated and won in 2010 and 2012 in the Environment and Animals category.
About Southeastern Guide Dogs: Southeastern Guide Dogs is internationally accredited and one of the most respected guide dog schools in the United States. Established in 1982, Southeastern Guide Dogs’ mission is to create and nurture a partnership between a visually impaired individual and a guide dog, facilitating life’s journey with mobility, independence and dignity. Through their programs Paws for Independence™, Paws for Patriots™, and Gifted Canines™, Southeastern has more than 400 active guide dog teams across the nation and continues to place more than 100 dogs annually into guiding and other careers, all at no charge to the guide dog recipient, thanks to the generous support of donors and volunteers. Visit www.guidedogs.org for more information.
Southeastern Guide Dogs is currently looking for sponsors and volunteers to support the many programs available to the community. If you or your company is interested in becoming a part of this local organization, contact them at 941-729-5665.
Puppy Hugging http://www.guidedogs.org/activities/hug-a-puppy/
Volunteer Dog Walking http://www.guidedogs.org/volunteer/dogwalking/
Dining in the Dark, November 1st http://www.guidedogs.org/activities/dining-in-the-dark/
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