Press release from The Long Island Press 9/4/19
The North Fork Country Kids Rescue of Riverhead dedicated their annual rescue awards dinner Friday at the Long Island Aquarium to local women in rescue and the veterinary communities.
Highlights included Irish dancers heading to Ireland this fall from the Vernon Academy in Cutchogue, and awards presented to the honorees Dr. Beth Dunbar of Mattituck Laurel Veterinary, Dr. Victoria Carillo Mobile Unit, Tracy Mclaren from Southampton Animal Shelter, Heather Mancuso, and Erica Kutzing From Strong Island Rescue.
Board members April Elsner, Jaclyn Heintz, Laura Huber, and founder Virginia Scudder reminded all of the importance of supporting women in the communities.
Many came out to support these ladies and the rescue including the Hon. Christine Pellegrino, John Stanisci from Marvel comics, and many more.