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FURRY FRIENDS PRESENTS FIRST C.I.G.O. AWARD AT ANNUAL GALA

Friday, April 05, 2019  |   Staff

JUPITER, FL – March 4, 2019 – Katie Klause-Newitt and Andy Newitt of A-1 Moving and Storage attended

Furry Friends Adoption’s annual Denim, White Diamonds & Paws Gala where the inaugural Hero For Animals C.I.G.O Award was presented. Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic and Ranch and The Humane Society of Greater Jupiter Tequesta hosted its annual gala on Friday, February 22 at The Club at Admiral’s Cove in Jupiter, all to raise money for their furry friends. This year’s gala presented its first C.I.G.O. Award, an award named after the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office K9 Deputy, Cigo, who was killed in the line of duty on December 24, 2018 after successfully apprehending a dangerous criminal. The first Cigo Award was given to Herbert Baum of Jupiter. Its purpose is to celebrate the characteristics of Courage, Integrity, Genuineness, and Outstanding commitment to animal rescue.

“We were so excited for Herbert,” said Katie Klause-Newitt, “He is so deserving of this award.

He is a true example of an animal advocate and his genuine love for animals is so apparent.”

The Newitts have a new rescue that joined their family late last year.

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About Furry Friends

Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic & Ranch (The Humane Society of Greater Jupiter/Tequesta*), is a 501(c)(3) not for profit, no-kill rescue organization headquartered in Maplewood Plaza in Jupiter Florida. We are the only shelter open to the public in northern Palm Beach County and have been rescuing, rehabilitating and re-homing homeless animals in our community for more than 30 years.

About A-1 Moving & Storage:

A-1 Moving & Storage is South Florida's most experienced mover and is an Atlas Interstate Agent that is located in Jupiter, Florida. They have an A+ rating with the BBB and zero complaints. A-1 is a third generation, family-owned and operated business with 5 family members actively working every day. They specialize in local, long-distance and international residential moving along with commercial, biotech, and storage services. They are a multiple award-winning company, recently earning the highest quality award from Atlas Van Lines for the fifth year in a row. A-1 is a values-driven company that has been in business since 1972, they are certified as an AMSA ProMover. They are actively involved with local communities, charities, chambers of commerce and real estate boards. Call 561.625.0600 for more information.

 

 

 

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