The Lake Martin Animal Shelter’s Director Mia Chandler locked herself up Saturday, counting on area residents to raise “bail money” to set her free and, more importantly, to spay or neuter a record number of 58 area pets. With the help of volunteers, many of whom brought furry friends to help attract donations, the goal of around $3,600 was achieved in just nine hours to spring Chandler from her chain-link kennel. Above, little Elena Robinson gives Chandler a donation with help from her grandmother Glenda Eason. Chandler was already confident she’d make her bail around 3 p.m. The donations kept rolling in through the afternoon and by the end of the effort, more than $4,195 was raised to fund the operations. | David D. Goodwin
The Lake Martin Animal Shelter’s Director Mia Chandler locked herself up Saturday, counting on area residents to raise “bail money” to set her free and, more importantly, to spay or neuter a record number of 58 area pets. With the help of volunteers, many of whom brought furry friends to help attract donations, the goal of around $3,600 was achieved in just nine hours to spring Chandler from her chain-link kennel. Above, little Elena Robinson gives Chandler a donation with help from her grandmother Glenda Eason. Chandler was already confident she’d make her bail around 3 p.m. The donations kept rolling in through the afternoon and by the end of the effort, more than $4,195 was raised to fund the operations. | David D. Goodwin

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Shelter exceeds fundraising goal

Published 7:25pm Monday, March 17, 2014