Posts Tagged ‘Adopt’


Humane Society Receives Better Business Bureau Award Local Nonprofit Was One of Three Nonprofits to Win The Award In the Entire State

May 22, 2013

Humane Society of Elkhart County BBB AwardBristol, IN. – The Humane Society of Elkhart County received a Better Business Bureau (BBB) Torch award for its strategic leadership and governance. The nonprofit was honored last week at a ceremony at the Grand Center in Fort Wayne where Humane Society director Anne Reel accepted the award. The Humane Society of Elkhart County was one of three nonprofits to be awarded in the entire state.

The Better Business Bureau Torch Award Program honors those businesses and nonprofits that “do it right” in the marketplace and setting ethics, honesty and integrity as the standard for the way they do business.  The recipients must meet certain criteria and they are selected by an independent committee separate from the BBB or its Board of Directors.

“This is a wonderful recognition of the dedication and work of the staff, board and volunteers to make this organization the best it can be,” said Anne Reel, Humane Society of Elkhart County. Reel has been the director for five years at the Humane Society and has made monumental changes at the shelter in conjunction with the board of directors.

According to the BBB panel, the Humane Society the judges were very impressed with the dedication and commitment to strategic changes made at Humane Society of Elkhart County. They also stated they were also impressed with the leadership and governance of the organization.

About the Humane Society of Elkhart County

Since 1939 the Humane Society of Elkhart County has been proud to serve our county with animal adoption and educational programs. The Humane Society of Elkhart County, an independent nonprofit, is on the front lines protecting the orphaned, unwanted and defenseless animals. For more information or how to get involved with the Humane Society of Elkhart County, please visit


Dog Wash Fundraiser

July 15, 2008

I was told today that the Dog Wash Fundraiser that was held last night was a great success!  Over $250 was raised.  Way to go to all the Guild Members that made yesterday a huge success!  Let’s have a fantastic Adopt-A-Pet tomorrow!


Adopt – A – Pet

Wednesday, July 16, from 1 PM – 4PM
at Elder Beerman, Concord Mall, 3701 S. Main St., Elkhart.
Come see us!