McKamey Center Officials Say HES Funding "A Great Day For Animals In Our Region"

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Officials of the McKamey Animal Center said the decision by the County Commission to provide $10 million toward a new facility for the Humane Educational Society (HES) was "a great day for animals in our region."

Lee Towery, Elisabeth Donnovin and Jamie McAloon said in a joint statement, "The board of directors and staff members wish to congratulate the Humane Educational Society and Director Bob Citrillio for their diligent efforts to seek a better life for the animals of Hamilton County.

"HES's staff and supporters’ commitment to improve the quality of life for the animals of Hamilton County has come to fruition thanks to their dedicated hard work.   

"We look forward to continued collaborations between the two organizations, and we know that we all believe that the best interests of the animals and people in the community should always come first.

"Today was a great a day for the animals in our region!."

The statement was "on behalf of the board of directors and staff at McKamey Animal Center."




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