Humane Society receives county’s donation

  • June 12, 2013
Pictured with Greene County Humane Society’s mascot Springer are, from left, Commissioner Blair Zimmerman, Humane Society executive director Jane Gapen, Commissioner Archie Trader and Humane Society board member Craig Wise. The county presented the humane society with its annual $25,000 donation to cover general operating costs.  

The Greene County commissioners recently presented the Humane Society of Greene County with the county’s annual $25,000 donation to cover general operating costs.

“This is a major part of our budget,” said Jane Gapen, Humane Society executive director. “We are very grateful to the commissioners for always thinking of us every year, and to the community for its unending support.”

The Humane Society, which runs solely on donations, is finalizing plans for its annual yard sale July 6 at the Greene County Fairgrounds, a golf outing July 27 at Carmichaels Golf Club and its end-of-summer Dog Gone Pool Party Aug. 18 at Mon View Pool.

The shelter is currently inundated with cats and kittens, and also has a few dogs for adoption.

For more information, call 724-627-9988, visit, or “Like” the Humane Society’s page on Facebook.


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