Every Good Dog Has Its Day
RIGHTFUL RECOGNITION—At right, Nancy Frawley, a representative from State Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin’s office, presents Rafael Stoneman, and his Alaskan malamute, Leo, with a certificate of recognition for their work with local homeless people during a ceremony at the Gold Coast Veterans Foundation in Camarillo on Sept. 12. Above, Dennis Murphy, chairman of the Gold Coast Veterans Foundation, presents Stoneman, a columnist with the Acorn Newspapers and an Army veteran, with a $5,000 check to cover Leo’s upcoming leg surgery. The money was raised by members of the foundation, who surprised the veteran and his dog with the check.
Source: The Camarillo Acorn article from September 20, 2019