Letter to the Editor


To the Editor

On behalf of the Carroll County Animal Protection League’s Board of Directors and awesome members, we wish to thank all the attendees and the following supportive sponsors and donors of their silent auction items for our 8th annual Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction, held Oct. 22. We raised over $14,000 towards the continuing construction of our no-kill animal shelter located at 4901 Canton Rd. NW, Carrollton.

Carrollton area donors: Fusion Ceramics, Inc.-Rick & Carol Hannon; Stoneman Law Office & Stoneman Title Agency; Sunset Beach Tanning, LLC; William Rohrer; Donald “Pete” Slates; Tom & Wendy Wiley; Carrollton Ace Hardware; McBane Insurance & Financial Services, Inc; AXI Dental, LLC-Family Dental; Atty. Thomas Cranston Law Office; Fred & Eileen Rohrer; Deluxe Body Shop & Towing-Roger & Robin Brooks; Dorothy “Dot” Horrigan; Ron, Darla, & Kayla Lucas; Matthew & Erica Zeedyk family; Sherman & Patricia Oyer; Barry Busse; Doug & Vicki Stephens; Murphy’s Russell Terriers; Thorne’s IGA; Pizza Hut; Subway; Betty Kaye Bakery; Archer’s Restaurant; Ponderosa Steakhouse; Smoke the Burger Joint; Gionino’s Pizza; Heartland Hill Restaurant; Marlene Wilson; Karla Wells; Peacock Cleaners; ELEM Electronics-Radio Shack; Advance Auto Parts; Ashton’s 5&10 Cent Store; Farmer’s Exchange; Sheryl Sheckler; Dollar General Market; Lumber Service, Inc.; Candlewood Suites; Consumer’s National Bank; Fair Vision; M&M Tobacco Store; Carrollton Chiropractic Center; Tractor Supply Center; H&M Tire; CMR Automotive Repairs, Inc.; John Walters, DVM; Denny & Pat Roudebush; Dotty’s Craft Center; Touch Free Wash; The Lighthouse; Timeless Cuts-N-Styles; Free Press Standard; Paperworks & More; Huebner Chevrolet-Subaru; D&D TV & Appliances; Bud’s Farm Toys; Tom Konst; Kim Frantz; Carson NAPA Auto Parts; Wendy’s; Carrollton Animal Hospital; Family Video; Bill & Cyndy Wells; Smith Piping Co.; Tim & Joy Warner; Richard & Jerrilynn Evanson; Ed & JoAnn Hilliard; Jill Ujcich; Christine Falconer- Attorney at Law; and Rossi Drive Thru.

Malvern area: Jim & Carol Welker; Anonymous Donor; Jukebox Pizza; Pizza Hut; Water’s Edge Salon & Tanning-Miranda Momirov; Furey Motor Company; Peggy Jocek; Sandy Schmucker; Grand Rental Station; Karen Polony; Firehouse Grill; Bob & Barbara Manning; Mark & Cathy Cawthorne; Lake Mohawk Property Owners Association; Minerva Veterinarian Clinic; Richard & Regina Smith; Crowl Lumber; Crowl Interiors & Furniture; Wood’s Grocery; Georgie’s Beauty Salon; Sonny & Lorna Whaley; Colfor Manufacturing, Inc; Fox Auto Salvage & Parts; Jill Hutsell; David & Cheryl Schnebelen; Ray & Sharon Morgenstern; Barbara Cascioli; Judy Kessler-Madison; Robertson’s Building Supply Center; Pam Sparella; and Cindy’s Beauty Shop;

Minerva area: Normandy Inn; Tropical Paradise Shop; Kathy Hart; Doggie Style Grooming; Grinder’s; Kishman’s IGA; O’Reilly Auto Parts; Gordon’s Furniture; Rae’s Jewelry; Kohmann Minerva Mower; Darren & Tammy Garrett-Garrett’s Mowing, LLC; KMN Enterprises; Auto Zone; 3-Sons True Value Hardware; and Great Clips.

Other areas: Wynn & Su Arnold-Melbourne, Florida; DeNoon Lumber – Bergholz; Greg & Valorie Herman-Indianapolis, Indiana; Mary Lou Godsey & Anita Morris-Beloit; Billie’s Pink Truck-Mineral City; Cibo’s Restaurant,Waynesburg; Shane, Mandie & Aiden McCort – Sherrodsville; Steven J. Smith -Cleveland; Baum Insurance Agency – Michele & Chris Baum- Greentown; Patricia Jacoby – North Canton; Mona Jean Smith – Middleton – Mexico; Shawn Simmerman – Morton Buildings, Inc.- Wooster; Claudia Morris – Canal Fulton; Vivian Jury – East Canton; Quass Sheet Metal, Inc. – John & Joyce Angerer-Canton; and Ann Mauch & Walter Feist – Akron.

We thank all our hard-working committee volunteers for organizing this huge event and our awesome bakers for supplying the desserts. The caterer was Sue Shultz Catering of Carrollton.

We thank our guest speaker, Andy Slezak from the “Dogs-4-Warriors”, Bowerston, Ohio. This great organization provides service dogs to our veterans at no charge to them! The two Veterans attending with Andy were, Michael Maresh and his service dog “Ice”, and Joshua Jones and his service dog “Sampson”. We thank Andy for his great presentation! Thanks one and all!


Eileen Rohrer


Carroll County Animal Protection League