Touring the Animal Shelter

Pictured are (L-R): Anthony Gregory, Jennifer Leforgee, and Lanny Culver stand near the portrait of Frances Holbrook Hensley, whose love of animals did stop with her own precious two.
Photo By: W. Clay Crook / The Lexington Progress

Article by Clay Crook-

Walking through the double front doors of the local animal shelter, you enter a world created by sadness, but filled with hope, and the dream of Frances Holbrook Hensley come to fruition. Her portrait graces the back wall of the foyer, a lady who left us physically in 2011, but remains a spiritual strength for the staff and volunteers of the animal shelter built in her name through the charity of her estate. I was greeted by Anthony Gregory and Christa Durfee. Christa volunteers and writes many of the weekly shelter articles, and Anthony has worked from volunteer to Shelter Manager. If you call in to volunteer some time, or ask about a pet, you’ll probably catch Anthony. As Christa ran off on an errand, I was joined by Shelter Director Jennifer Leforgee, and the new board president, Lanny Culver. They offered me a tour of the facility, and as I…

For complete coverage, see the August 15th edition of The Lexington Progress

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