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Tri-County Animal Rescue

New name and big plans 

The Tri-County Humane Society has recently been renamed as the Tri-County Animal Rescue (TCAR). The rebranding is a way to more accurately express the need they fill as the largest 100% no-kill shelter for Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties and beyond. “Our new name now accurately defines our organization’s brand promise of rescuing animals and preserving lives,” shared TCAR Chair Harriet Lewis-Mooney, Esq.

The new name and logo were announced during 12th Annual Doggie Ball, a fund-raiser with a cowboy chic theme this year. Also unveiled were the plans for the nearly-9000 square foot, state-of-the-art Animal Rescue Center. The 18-month development is finally coming to fruition. The new building will act as both initial isolation for new, incoming adoptees as well as a medical center for any dogs or cats they intake. 

“If a dog or cat is in need of medical care, it will receive it t the new center if the level of care is possible [at the new facility],” noted Lewis-Mooney.

The new facility will house an examination room, treatment room, and isolation facilities for rescues that have contagious illnesses and conditions. 

“The dedicated Tri County Animal Rescue staff, volunteers and advocates witness first-hand the rough, lonesome road many furry paws have traveled to its doors, not understanding why they’ve been abandoned or surrendered by their owners,” added Lewis-Mooney. “These animals long to be loved and yearn for acts of loving kindness. Their stories and resilient spirits inspire us to help write a new chapter in their lives, one with a happy ‘furever home’ ending!”

For more info on adopting, volunteering or donating, visit www.tricountyhumane.org.

 

B’nai B’rith Annual Installation Brunch

New Justice Unit president proclaimed

During B’nai B’rith’s 34th Annual Installation Brunch, Joel Fass was named as the new president for Justice Unit #5207. Weston resident and a shareholder of Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky, Abate, & Webb, a law and governmental consulting firm, Fass is a member of the firm’s Children’s Rights Practice Group. It is the largest group practice of its kind in Florida, and it has already secured more than $100 million in damage awards.

B’nai B’rith Justice Unit #5207 provides an important avenue for Jewish attorneys and judges to get involved in civic and social events and causes. It also gives its membership the chance to recognize the excellence of law students, participating in mentoring programs and supporting Jewish Adoption & Foster Care Options (JAFCO).

During the ceremony of installing Fass as president, which was being emceed by Florida State Attorney Mike Satz, Maurice Berkowitz also received a Lifetime Acheivement Award from the Justice Unit.

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