Graduating Class #390



Graduating Class #390
Class #390 graduated on October 18, 2015!

We’re proud to introduce the graduates, pictured from left: Robert Stigile and Guide Dog Shuli; Greg Steinmetz and Guide Dog Wiki; Joan Savino and Guide Dog Trinity; Theodore Mike Slider and Guide Dog Brenna; Vivian Younger and Guide Dog Alani; Dan Kysor and Guide Dog Boone; Kassandra Hernandez and Guide Dog Tagg; David Roulston and Guide Dog Bernie; Catherine Perry and Guide Dog Bentley; and Larry Crismond and Guide Dog Gandalf. Guide Dogs of America instructors for Class #390 pictured standing, from left: Linda Hawes, Jamie Viezbicke, and Sean Chiles. Class #390 also includes In-Home Training graduates Pat Franklin and Guide Dog Emma.

Larry Crismond and Guide Dog Gandalf, a Golden Retriever x Labrador RetrieverLarry Crismond and Guide Dog Gandalf, a Golden Retriever x Labrador Retriever
Puppy Raisers: Greg and Fiona Hahn
Harness sponsors: Greg and Fiona Hahn

 

Kassandra Hernandez and Guide Dog Tagg, a yellow Labrador RetrieverKassandra Hernandez and Guide Dog Tagg, a yellow Labrador Retriever
Puppy Raiser: Laurel Schuman
Puppy Sponsor: Sepulveda Building Materials
Student Travel Sponsor: Shirley Donoho
Harness Sponsor: Nebraska State Council/Machinists

 

Dan Kysor and Guide Dog Boone, a black Labrador RetrieverDan Kysor and Guide Dog Boone, a black Labrador Retriever
Puppy Raiser: Sue Munz
Harness Sponsors: Sue Munz and Jan and Bill Hughes

 

Cat Perry and Guide Dog Bentley, a black Labrador RetrieverCat Perry and Guide Dog Bentley, a black Labrador Retriever
Puppy Raisers: SarahJane and Chantal Chelin
Puppy Sponsors: Alex and GDA Graduate Nancy Boome
Harness Sponsor: Bentley’s Bank of America Supporters

 

David Roulston and Guide Dog Bernie, a black Labrador RetrieverDavid Roulston and Guide Dog Bernie, a black Labrador Retriever
Puppy Raisers: Larry and Wendy Solomon
Harness Sponsor: Jess Witt

 

Joan Savino and Guide Dog Trinity, a black Labrador RetrieverJoan Savino and Guide Dog Trinity, a black Labrador Retriever
Puppy Raisers: John and Pam Revitte
Student Accommodations Sponsor: The Sharon D. Lund Foundation
Harness Sponsor: Neal Harper

 

Theodore "Mike" Slider and Guide Dog Brenna, a yellow Labrador RetrieverTheodore “Mike” Slider and Guide Dog Brenna, a yellow Labrador Retriever
Puppy Raisers: Matt and Karyn Paul
Student Accommodations Sponsor: The Sharon D. Lund Foundation
Harness Sponsor: The Thomas family

 

Greg Steinmetz and Guide Dog Wiki, a black Labrador RetrieverGreg Steinmetz and Guide Dog Wiki, a black Labrador Retriever
Puppy Raisers: The Ames family
The Law Offices of Michael J. Rand – Harness Sponsorship for “Wiki”

 

Robert Stigile and Guide Dog Shuli, a yellow Labrador RetrieverRobert Stigile and Guide Dog Shuli, a yellow Labrador Retriever
Puppy Raisers: The Wayne family
Harness Sponsor: Bob Ruby

 

Vivian Younger and Guide Dog Alani, a yellow Labrador RetrieverVivian Younger and Guide Dog Alani, a yellow Labrador Retriever
Puppy Raisers: The Hughes family
Harness Sponsors: The Hughes family

 
In-home Training Graduates

Pat Franklin and Guide Dog Emma, a black Labrador RetrieverPat Franklin and Guide Dog Emma, a black Labrador Retriever
Puppy Raisers: Steve and Dee Hamilton
Harness Sponsors: The South Bay Puppy Raiser Group
In-Home Training Instructor: Steve Burkman

 

Thank you to the puppy raisers and the sponsors who make these life-changing partnerships possible! We are also grateful to Class #390 donors Stephanie Colman and Pleasant Valley Lions Club.


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