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Published 8:55 am Sunday, November 24, 2013

The All Creatures Great and Small Dinner was held Nov. 2 at Christ Episcopal Church in Albert Lea. The dinner was a huge success and the Freeborn County Humane Society wishes to thank the following:

Clemencia Gujral, she has done so much it is impossible to list everything; speaker and coordinator Dee Amberg and speaker Karen Myerson; entertainment from The Stray Notes; Saroj and Clemencia for the food; Joan Pacszowski for the desserts; Ray Fuentes and the waitstaff and kitchen crew; meal prep crew, room set up crew and kitchen crew; Lorna Berg, Margaret Tibodeau, Glenniss Winegar and Garnice Rasmussen for monetary donations for food and dinner prep; wine contributors Cheers Liquor, Liquor Depot, Fountain Liquor, Southtown Liquor, Eastside Liquor, Hy-Vee Liquor and wine wrangler, Char Butterfield; reservations, Deb Beighley; tablecloths from America’s Best Value Inn and napkins from Vergie Asper; sponsorship cultivator Nancy Rosenberg; sponsors Addie’s Floral & Gift, Bonnerup Funeral Service, Dave Syverson, David Klatt State Farm, Freeborn Lumber, Hanson Tire, Jim & Dude’s, Plymouth Shoes, Security Bank, South Central Pet Care, Sterling Drug and The Chapel; silent auction coordinators Rachel Christensen, Nancy Rosenberg and Karen Myerson; silent auction contributors A-Best Sew & Vac, Albert Lea Seed House, Barb Butler, Barbara Hamberg, Claudia at Beauty & Bodyworks Studio, Cora-Art, Deb Peterson, Fisher’s Fine Jewelers, Four Daughters Vineyard Winery, 4 Seasons Coffee, Frames R Us, Green Mill, Karen Meyerson, Kit Hanson, Lu Callstrom, Morris Furniture, Ole’s Shell, Peggy and Craig Havener, Power 96 and Ranch & Pet Supply; and Christ Episcopal Church for their location.

If we have neglected mentioning anyone, sincere apologies.

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Thanks also to those of you who joined us for this wonderful event. The love and compassion for animals creates a special bond between those of us who care for and love these creatures. Their love for us is boundless. Need I say more?


Char Butterfield
Vice president
Freeborn County Humane Society