*Avis Rollins Lyle
*Betty Jean Dalhover
Anne Sawyer, long time CSRA animal activist is the Adopt-A-Pet coordinator for
WJBF Chanel 6 in Augusta, Ga. Adopt-A-Pet has been in the Augusta area on different
venues for 36 years. Read more about Adopt-A-Pet history. Her household consists of dogs,
cats, parakeets, turtles & gold fish! She is also active in helping feral cats and doing her
own rescue work. She is a Luv 4 Paws Fund, Inc. Director.
Avis Lyle, who is an animal lover, well known area artist & animal activist, assists
Mrs. Sawyer on Adopt-A-Pet. She is very proud of her fur baby family & her work with feral
cats! Because of her generosity Heartsong Animal Rescue has named their new feral cat
sanctuary "The Avis Rollins Lyle Cat Haven" in her honor. She is a Luv 4 Paws Fund, Inc.
Bari Weiss, is a supporter of many animal endeavors in West Virginia and Georgia.
She is a lifelong animal lover who has helped rescue and transport numerous pets from
southern kill shelters to loving adoptive homes, in the North by working with 501 (c) 3
rescues. She is a Luv 4 Paws Fund, Inc. Director.
Betty Dalhover, is a lifelong animal advocate & has resided in Girard for 29 years.
As a World War II traveling Army Air Corps brat, she & her Military family never abandoned
or left a pet behind. (quite a feat!) She has never been a rescue, but rescues with the help
of accredited legitimate rescues and makes homes for many abandoned dogs & cats in the
Girard area. She has fostered dogs for a Kentucky 501 that were rescued and transported
to Delaware County (Pa) SPCA (www. delcospca.org) as well as larger 501 rescues in RI &
NJ.She is our organization's President and Treasurer.
Elaine Long, a forever resident of Girard is a local business owner and is our
longtime assistant Post Mistress for the Town of Girard. She can always be counted on for
a helping hand with animals, showing up when least expected with bags of food! She has
opend up her home and heart to dogs abandoned on her rural property many times. Mrs.
Long is active in many civic and church affairs. She is our organization's Vice-President.
Patricia Walden, is likewise a long time animal activist and has resided in Burke
County for 17 years, the last 13 years in Girard. She has helped find homes for more than
100 abandoned cats and many dogs since residing in Girard. She is also a fur baby lover
making a home for many of the abandoned cats, 4 dogs & her chickens. She has fostered
dogs for a Kentucky 501 that were rescued and transported to Delaware County (Pa) SPCA
(www. delcospca.org), as well as larger 501 rescues in RI & NJ. She is our organization's
Chief Operating Officer and Secretary.
Sherry & Greg Chandler, are longtime residents of Girard & Burke County. Both
are longtime employees of The Southern Company at Plant Vogtle. Sherry is also a Mother
& homemaker and Greg is our local Burke County School Board Member. Greg & Sherry
serve on our Luv 4 Paws Board of Directors.
Luv 4 Paws works with a 501 (c) 3 not for profit rescue in Harlem Georgia. They have taken
MANY Girard animals that would otherwise have had no chance at a forever home..Please
check out their website: Southern Souls Rescue, at present they have around 65 animals
that need GOOD HOMES! You can find them on Fackbook as well...
"Character is defined by what we are willing to do when the spotlight has been turned off,
when the applause has died down, and no one is around to give us credit."
We are a Federal Tax Exempt not for profit 501 (c) 3. Our IRS EIN Number is: 46-2254680
If you would like more information, please use our CONTACT US form...Thanks