Class 397 graduated on February 25, 2017!
We’re proud to introduce the graduates, pictured from left: Anne Inkret and Guide Dog Haven, Jose Ruiz and Guide Dog Panama, Donna Ramos and Guide Dog Harlo, Jeannie Green and Guide Dog Juma, Sharlene Ornelas and Guide Dog Shia, Robert Sheff and Guide Dog Jefferson, Zachary Penor and Guide Dog Ripley, Dana Anderson and Guide Dog Holland, Daniel Matney and Guide Dog Merlin, and Jason Johnson and Guide Dog Kelso. Class 397 also includes in-home training graduates Jan Johnson and Guide Dog Nakai, instructed by Guide Dogs of America instructor Steve Burkman. Guide Dogs of America instructors for Class 397 pictured standing, from left: Jamie Hunt, Steve Burkman, and Linda Hawes.
Puppy Raisers: The Wurts Family
Puppy Raiser: Marielle Angers
Puppy Raisers: Jeff and Suzanne Breaw
Puppy Raiser: Cindy Valancius
Puppy Sponsors: The Kovaric Family
Puppy Raisers: Tom and Judy Kovaric
Puppy Raiser: Monica Morris
Puppy Raisers: Butch and Karen Reyburn
Puppy Raisers: The Sega Family
Puppy Raisers: The Hughes Family
Puppy Raiser: Paula Urbom-Shope
Puppy Raisers: The Hessel/Epstein Family
Thank you to the volunteer puppy raisers and the generous sponsors who make these life-changing partnerships possible! We are also grateful to Class #397 donors Sepulveda Building Materials.