Raleigh, NC, November 21, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association has announced that its Friends of the NCVMA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the organization, has awarded a $750 grant to Sherrod Grove Stables, a nonprofit equine sanctuary for aged, blind and injured horses located in Oak City, N.C. The grant will be used to support the stable as it provides a safe, healthy, loving home for horses who can no longer thrive in a normal equine environment.
Dr. Candace Thrift, NCVMA District 1 representative, will present the check on behalf of the Friends of the NCVMA Foundation to Sherrod Grove Stables
“We are honored to provide this grant to Sherrod Grove Stables,” said Claire Holley, executive director of the NCVMA. “We hope that this money will help further the mission of the organization as they work to provide care to horses in need around the state.”
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The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA) is a professional organization of veterinarians dedicated to compassionate animal care and quality medicine. The NCVMA promotes integrity and excellence in veterinary medicine, provides the highest quality continuing education programs and conferences, supports its members through public relations and marketing efforts to the public and governing officials, lobbies on behalf of the interests of the entire profession, and serves as an advocate and voice for veterinary medicine in the state. As recognized experts in veterinary medicine, NCVMA members are frequently asked to contribute their opinions and lend their expertise to media outlets throughout North Carolina and around the country, including The News & Observer, Charlotte Today, Wilmington Star-News, Fayetteville Observer, Greensboro News & Record, USA Today, Yahoo!, ABC News and News14 Carolina. For more information, visit http://www.ncvma.org/, or call (800) 446-2862 or (919) 851-5850.