Posing With DonationsPhoto By Butch Meriwether

(from left) Bob Black, Cherie Dalynn, Gary Juneau and Chris Marie, pose along the facility’s mascots 8-Ball and Huola with the donations gathered during a pet food drive. Chris Marie and her husband Butch Meriwether dropped off $1,395 and 2,722 pounds of dog and cat food to Founder and Treasurer Cherie Dalynn at the no-kill domestic animal shelter and sanctuary For The Luv Of Paws located at 8115 W. Oatman Highway, in Golden Valley upon completion of their annual Christmas pet food drive that benefits the facility. Juneau and Black were instrumental in helping out with the food drive and helped deliver the bounty to the facility. Anyone interested in donating cash, pet food, other pet related products or volunteering at For The Luv Of Paws can call (928) 897-7304 or visit their website at http://www.fortheluvofpaws.org. One hundred and sixteen toys and $343 was also delivered to Toys For Tots that was used to provide local needy children a better Christmas. For further information about Toys For Tots and the Marine Corps League, contact Detachment Commandant Terry Flanagan at email him at commandant@MCL887.org, or call the detachment at (928) 897-0953. Both For The Luv Of Paws and Toys For Tots are 501(c) (3) non-profit organizations and all donations are tax deductible.