Long post alert: While every year is memorable, this year is a particularity special year for the #whiskermixer
🐶🐱 September (4th to be exact) marks the 10th year since Brian Thomas’ passing during #operationiraqifreedom
While I never met Brian, I’ve been on the Board of Directors for the Humane Society of Southcentral Michigan for the past few years, and thanks to Brian and his family, the #nonprofit
is a lucky benefactor of his fund which supports emergency services for shelter animals. I remember since I heard of this amazing gift, how honored I felt to be part of a small and humble organization that someone such as Brian (a former employee) felt strongly enough about to support in the afterlife.
Every year, the ladies at the event receive a yellow rose in his honor. His #mom
takes home the rest of the bouquet. Thank you to Southern Exposure Herb Farm and @curtismwhitaker
for not only Curtis’ humble service, but he and Scott’s incredible support over many, many years.
And most importantly, thank you to Brian for your sacrifice 10 years ago and thank you for remembering the animals of South Central Michigan after you’ve left this world. #hsscm #adoptsontshop #puremichigan #veterans #fundraiser #neverforget #inmemory