Vintage Button Presents Top Dog Checks

Sheree Silverwood/Staff Reporter
Left to right: Pam Myers, Cindy Maynard, Chris Brewer, Pam Ricke, ?Beth Whitenack.

The Vintage Button staff gathered at the Mercer County Courthouse on Wednesday, September 7 to present checks for the money raised during The Vintage Button's "Top Dog Contest" last month. A total of $741.34 was raised by the 22 dogs entered in the contest. Pam Myers, Pam Ricke and Beth Whitenack from The Vintage Button presented a check for $370.67 to Chris Brewer from the Mercer Pound and a check for an equal amount to Cindy Maynard, representing the Brown Dog Foundation. Started by Aledo native Carol Smock, Brown Dog Foundation provides financial assistance to pet owners in temporary financial crisis whose pets face a treatable, but life-threatening condition or illness, in order to restore quality of life to owner and pet. Learn more at