We’re proud to introduce the graduates and the volunteer puppy raisers and sponsors who made these partnerships possible. The class is pictured here as a group with Guide Dogs of America instructors Steve Burkman, Mindy Romero, Sean Chiles, and Kelsey Horst. Class 398 teams are pictured below.
Puppy Sponsors: Pennsylvania State Council of Machinists
Puppy Raisers: The Ames Family
Puppy Sponsor: Jil Maheu
Puppy Raisers: The Hart Family
Puppy Sponsor: Linda Heizer Seaman
Puppy Raisers: The Wigginton family
Guide Dog Team Sponsorship: Anonymous Donor at the California Community Foundation
Puppy Raisers: The Venegas Family
Puppy Raisers: Peter and Carley Halatsis
Puppy Raisers: David and MaryEllen Lefler
Puppy Raisers: The Peterson family
This team was in-home trained by GDA instructor Linda Hawes
We’re grateful to Class 398 donors Carol George, The Alice Ghostley Foundation, the Kalvelage family, The Judith Kaplan Fund, Richard Mader, Sepulveda Building Materials, Simi Valley Boots and Slippers, Macki Singer, Missy Stayton, Nate Israelson, and L.A. Kiwi Chapter.