Georgia’s First Lady, Marty Kemp, hosted the event.
On Saturday, June 29 from 9 AM to 12 PM at the Governor’s Mansion, First Lady Marty Kemp hosted a pet adoption day for rescue cats and dogs. Mrs. Kemp has partnered with nineteen humane societies, animal shelters, and rescues from across the state to help find homes for these animals.
WHO: First Lady Marty Kemp, Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black, Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security representatives, Companions for Heroes representatives, and humane societies, animal shelters, and pet rescues from across the State of Georgia.
Companions for Heroes (C4H) provides companion animals obtained from shelters and/or rescues, who might otherwise be euthanized, free of charge to active duty military personnel, military veterans, and first-responders recovering from the psychological challenges they suffered during service to our country. C4H increases public awareness of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI) and other challenges confronting our country’s heroes; and rally’s support for animal welfare and the adoption of shelter and/or rescue animals.