When I created the announcement about our symbol contest, I did not foresee the overwhelming reaction. Entries arrived from area artists, out of city artists, lecturers, graphic designers, and even 20 children! Just about every entry was a unique point of view from the artist developing it. The creative imagination was spectacular and the decision was difficult.
When it came time to award prizes, I felt it crucial to reward the little ones who had the bravery to enter our contest. A thank you note and a $20 Visa gift card was mailed to every single of them. I was so impressed with the expertise of these young children. A community eighth grader even placed fourth!
Congratulations to Leah Schrum, the third-put winner and recipient of a $100 runner up prize. Leah at present life in Coronado with her spouse and children and her ball python named Eggs Benedict. She is 16-yr-outdated honor college student at Coronado School of Arts, wherever she is moving into her junior year. She lived in Lemoore though her dad was stationed in this article, and she became informed of the contest by way of Facebook. I favored her emblem so much, that Leah is redesigning the “K” logo into an “R” for our potential rescue, “Remi’s Rescue.” (Remi is a very small teacup chihuahua I rescued prior to veterinary college.)
Our 2nd-place winner and recipient of a $200 prize is Laura Roberts! Laura grew up in Lemoore and has lived below for most of her daily life. She went to West Hills College or university and Fresno Condition where she attained a BA in wonderful arts. Art is her passion. When she is not operating, she enjoys generating handmade puppy collars, bags, purses, and other crafts for her Etsy web page. She and her husband have quite the fur-relatives with just one doggy, just one cat, and 4 very loud guinea pigs. Laura’s superbly built paw print logo was a pretty close 2nd.
Congratulations to Sacramento resident Ben Wickenden who secured the $1,000 prize! His emblem was decided on as our to start with-place winner! Ben grew to become informed of our contest although checking out his wife’s family in Hanford. His father-in-regulation go through about our contest in the Sentinel and inspired him to enter. Ben was quickly fascinated in combining his love of animals and artwork. He is a graduate of Sonoma Point out University, where by he majored in art and became a credentialed artwork trainer. He and his spouse are critical animal fans with a single horse, two canine, two birds and five fish.
Ben’s circle emblem edged out the competitors since it incorporated many animals and the enterprise title without the need of looking much too fast paced. The workers and I beloved his gorgeous effectively-well balanced style. The moment the brand winner was selected, my crew worked with our graphic designer to finalize the graphic. An iguana was additional and the birds turned into a cockatoo since they are two of my personalized favorites. A bright blue and orange color model was additional.
In addition to Ben’s black one-color design to give versatility in numerous purposes such as embroidery, print, engraving, etcetera. Up coming, my workforce then began scheduling our third birthday celebration to unveil our new logo.
On July 17, we celebrated a few great many years! Considering the fact that its usually about the animals, pets relished free of charge Pup Cones, and Tweet Cones (snow cones with unsalted chicken broth for canine or cats, and apple juice for unique pets). VIP guests gained T-shirts and all visitors been given doggie baggage stuffed with treats. Fur True Lifetime Photography took pet pics so each and every visitor would have a memento of their pet on this specific working day. Abraham’s Churro Cart built positive the human guests did not go hungry. Congratulations to Marly who received the “Ugliest Pet” contest and Jethro who received the “Cutest Pet.”
Thank you to Gary of the Animal Residence who amazed us with a birthday cake and to the shoppers who arrived bearing items. All through this two-hour open household, around $200 was lifted by our raffle. These money will be employed to offset prices on our local community rescue tasks.
Ultimately, I would like to thank everyone who entered the symbol contest, everyone who arrived out to rejoice with us, and Kings County for the tremendous support. So here’s to a new glimpse for a dazzling future!
Dr. Kaitlen Lawton-Betchel grew up in Lemoore. An alumni of West Hills University and Fresno Pacific College, she graduated from Midwestern College in Arizona with her doctorate of veterinary drugs and her small business certification. Dr. Kait now tactics out of Karing for Kreatures Veterinary Hospital, also recognized as K+K.
The medical center is situated at 377 Hill St., Lemoore. To make an appointment, get in touch with 559-997-1121.
Her column operates just about every other Thursday.