Saturday, January 29, 2011

Best friend pets a-Staunton News Leader

Jane White, 57, is a volunteer at the store to benefit Augusta County SPCA on West Beverley Street. She is responsible for sales, storage, and display prices. It also serves on the Board SPCA. She was a volunteer for eight years and on the Board of Directors since 2003.

"About a year and a half ago we decided to renew and update your store and transform what was a closet space for gently used clothing. We have also expanded our hours to include not only the morning but afternoons as well, "he said.

Donations are accepted at any time the store is open.

"All proceeds from sales go directly to the care of animals in the shelter. We also have several fundraising events throughout the year that generate income, "he said.

White was born in the Hospital of the King's daughters. She grew up in Churchville graduating from Buffalo Gap High School. Lives in Staunton, with her husband, Tom. Her father and her mother lives in Staunton. Has a sister in McKinley.

"After school, I worked in retail for a while and then got a job at Planters Bank where I worked for 25 years," he said.

After retirement, she immediately got involved with the SPCA.

"I've always wanted to be with animals and work with animals," he said.

White loves mountains and the change of seasons in the Valley. Attends Memorial Baptist Church.

Pets: "a German Shepherd, Merrific, which, depending on its behavior, can be horrible Merrific or Merrific. We also have three cats rescued from the SPCA, Manggo, rebellious and Spokee. "

Must see TV: Animal Planet

Holiday dreams: Santa Lucia

Pet peeve: delay

What qualities you most admire in a person? A positive perspective

Team: "my husband graduated from Lee High and we've been fans of the basketball team from the 1970s".

If you could go back in time and experience life in another time, what would it be? Victorian era

If you had the chance to climb aboard a space shuttle and the orbit of the Earth, would you go? "If I could take my pets with me."

Superpower: "the power to heal, especially animals."

If you could sit down with President Obama, what would you say to him? "You are a great Communicator".

Favorite music: "I like everything except rap music. I can't wrap my mind around rap. "

That one what would take you to a deserted island? "To radio waves with lots of batteries."

If someone wrote a book about your life, what the title would be? "I hope that made a difference in the world".

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