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Alissa Hewitt enjoying her new role at P.A.W.S.


June 24, 2020

Alissa Hewitt stands in front of the new monthly calendar task board inside the shelter. This helps maintain a schedule for the volunteers, vet appointments as well as receiving/pickup times for the dogs and puppies.

In April of 2019 the Blaine County Journal ran an article regarding the future of the P.A.W.S. Animal Shelter in Chinook being forced to close its doors due to a lack of volunteers. The founding members, having jobs of their own, were burning out and didn't have the time they used to have. After reading the story, Chinook resident, Alissa Hewitt was determined to fill the need and contacted Bonnie Weber and Laura Kleinjan immediately.

In August of 2019 Bonnie invited Alissa to a P.A.W.S. Board meeting and the next day she was on board volunteering, "I quickly understood why more volunteers...

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