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Connestee Falls News


September 26, 2019

Tina Schonhaut, president of the Connestee Falls Dog Owner Group recently presented Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney (right) with a check for $3,332 to assist in the purchase of a dog for the Sheriff's K-9 Unit. At left is CFPOA Board President Dave Hunter.

Dog Owners Raise Funds For K-9 Unit

When Tina Schonhaut of the Connestee Falls Dog Owners Group heard that Transylvania County needed an additional dog for the Sheriff's K-9 unit, she hounded (sorry) her fellow Connestee Falls dog owners to raise money to help with the purchase.

The club, which has some 200 members, has helped with K-9 units before.

"We felt that raising these funds might be a good way to express our appreciation for county law enforcement and first-responders," said Tina, who passed the word through the Nextdoor blog and followed up in person with daily contacts at t...

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