Michelle Blake wins WHS' Humaneitarian Award

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Animal advocate and Spot writer Michelle Blake won the 2012 Willamette Humane Society Humaneitarian Award in recognition of her more than 20 years’ work on behalf of companion animals.  Blake served on the board of directors at WHS from 2001-‘07, where she was instrumental in the creation of the spay/neuter clinic.  She has also testified in support of animal welfare legislation and currently serves as the Marion County Coordinator for Fences For Fido, through which she has overseen the construction of more than 80 fences, freeing nearly 100 dogs from a chained existence.  Congratulations Michelle!