People's Choice Inc.credible Award - presented Thursday, August 24, 2017
This award given by Greater Louisville Inc., the Metro Chamber of Commerce.
was voted on by online voters. All of the 2017 Incredible Award finalists
were eligible for this honor.

Paws with Purpose

The people have voted and so it shall be proclaimed that Paws with Purpose
is the 2017 Fan Favorite in the Inc.credible Awards competition. It should
come as no surprise, really, since everybody knows dog is man's best friend!

Founded in 2003 by a group of volunteers, Paws with Purpose is a local
nonprofit organization dedicated to providing highly trained assistance
dogs, free of charge, as partners to children and adults with mobility
disabilities, PTSD, Autism or other special needs. Upon completing two years
of intensive training, prior to placement, each dog is valued at over

"These dogs provide comfort and companionship, help break down social
barriers and perform many skilled tasks which help their partners lead more
independent lives", said board president Sheilah Abramson-Miles. "Our
puppies in training and our therapy dogs make presentations to schools and
other civic groups upon request to educate the community on the profound
difference a service dog can make to a person with a disability."

Abramson-Miles said the organization partners with several schools in the
area for a "Read to the Dog" program where children who are struggling to
read spend time reading to "their" dog in a quiet and non-judgmental

"We hope that the Inc.credible Award nomination and award will provide
greater exposure for Paws with Purpose among business members in our
community who will consider sponsoring and supporting us as we work to meet
the needs of citizens with disabilities," she said.

For questions or additional information, please contact Elaine Weisberg,
Vice-President, Paws with Purpose at 502-608-1971 or 502-458-7007.

Temple exterior 2014 smallThank you for taking the time to look at our web site.  Our dynamic, thriving Reform Jewish congregation supports individuals and families from diverse backgrounds on their spiritual journey.  The congregation was formed in 1976, and moved into its current  building in August 1989. We have nearly 200 families, including singles, couples, families with children, seniors, etc. The congregation has a strong family atmosphere.  As of July 1, 2016 Rabbi Beth Jacowitz Chottiner has been our spiritual leader.  Rabbi Stanley R. Miles was the congregation's first full time rabbi and was granted the title of Rabbi Emeritus, continuing to be active in the life of the congregation.  There are a number of pages under the main menu at the top that will explain in more detail the people and programs of Temple Shalom in Louisville, KY. 

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