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May 2023 Volunteer Spotlight – Kelly Bradt

Congratulations to Kelly Bradt on being chosen as May’s Volunteer Spotlight!!! Kelly is married to her husband TJ and they recently celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary! (Happy Anniversary!) They have two grown “boys”, two daughters-in-law, three grandsons (ages 11, 5, and 2) three granddogs: Remi, Zoe and Bolt. Oh, and one grand lizard. Over the […]

April 2023 Volunteer Spotlight – Christina Doak

Congratulations to Christina Doak for being selected as April’s Volunteer Spotlight! Christina has a supposed-to-be husband, Joe. “We planned a surprise wedding in Vegas in May 2020 but COVID shut that down! We are now getting married this November during our 10-year anniversary.”  Christina has an awesome 14-year-old daughter named Juliana, aka Jules and an […]

February 2023 Volunteer Spotlight – Rachel Weaver and Kevin Medick

Congratulations to Rachel Weaver and Kevin Medick for being selected as February’s Volunteer Spotlight! Rachel and Kevin are partners in life and at the shelter! They have six doggos, two cats, a Chinchilla, and a Short-Tailed Opossum! They have been volunteers at the shelter since June 2021.   Rachel’s full-time job is as an E-Commerce […]

January 2023 Volunteer Spotlight – Sanya Dykeman

Sanya and Foster dog Petey

Congratulations to Sanya Dykeman for being selected as January’s Volunteer Spotlight! Sanya has been married to her husband Jeff for 6yrs and they have 3 Olde English Bulldogs and a painted turtle.  The dogs, Chino & Luna are 8yrs old and Waylon is 4yrs old.  They found Loweinda (painted turtle originally named Mr. Lowe until […]

November 2022 Volunteer Spotlight – Maria Ringer-Abel

Congratulations to Maria Ringer-Abel for being selected as November’s Volunteer Spotlight! Maria is married to Jonathan and they have been married to for 19 years!   They have 2 furbabies, Jackson, a Pittie mix, age 7 and Kaia, also a Pittie mix, age 3.   Maria has worked for the Departments of Correction and Community Supervision for […]

October 2022 Volunteer Spotlight – Kim Scripa-Bell

Congratulations to October’s Volunteer Spotlight Kimberly Scripa-Bell!! Kim is married to her husband Jeremy and they have one furbaby named Lou. He’s an English Black Labrador, almost 3 years old.  Kim works for Northern Rivers since 2011 as a Supervisor for the Children’s Care Management Program. We asked Kim to tell us something about her […]

September 2022 Volunteer Spotlight – Nicole Piper

Congratulations to Nicole Piper for being selected as September’s Volunteer Spotlight! Nicole has been a volunteer with Regional since June of 2016 when she helped volunteers trap and rescue a dog that was abandoned in Myers Park. Nicole is engaged to her fiancé Rich and they have two sweet Pittie girls, 7even (pronounced Seven) and […]

July 2022 Volunteer Spotlight – Stephanie Krystopowicz-Demagsitris

Congratulations Stephanie Krystopowicz-Demagsitris on being selected as July’s Volunteer Spotlight! Stephanie is married to her hubby Evan and has two beautiful children, Emily 4 and Oliver 2.  She also has two cats, Lucy and Luke.  Stephanie is a stay-at-home mom; she has her associates in paralegal studies and going for her BBA. Stephanie has been […]

May 2022 Volunteer Spotlight – April Feathers

Congratulations to April Feathers for being selected as May’s Volunteer Spotlight! April has been a volunteer with Regional for the past seven months.  She is a recent graduate from FMCC and currently works at Shoe Dept. as a Key Holder for the past eight months.  April has one fur baby, a four year old kitty […]

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