2018 Memorials, honorifics, donations, sponsors, and special thanks

Lifetime members:

  • Diana and Robert Bender
  • Lewis Nelson White Jr.
  • Mr. Edwin Schmid
  • Mary Clendennen
  • Mrs. C.A. Whiteford, Jr.
  • E.A. Hewett
  • Ellen Spahni
  • Linda and James Taylor
  • Faye Harris
  • Andrea Schweikhard

Monthly Donors:

  • Rebecca and David Durda
  • James and Christine Moore
  • Deborah Siegele
  • Sharon Schneider
  • Louis Garcia III
  • Fran Brokmeyer
  • Nancy Daleo – Three Legged Dog

Horse sponsor

Raymond and Cecilia Freeman – horses

Horse Trainers who donate their time:

Juan Vendrell of TC Ventures


  • In Honor of Diana Hodde from Joseph and Janet Green
  • In Honor of Amy Hemsell from Karen Gardner
  • In Honor of Jana Lynne Ahlers from Dee Treece
  • In Honor of Angela Hewett from Lauren Sarlya / Heartsmart Horseman-ship


  • In Memory of Dixie Stevens, wife of Tom Stevens, from Carlene Daniell, Gail Pinto, Mary Berner, Jerry W Stevens, and Barbara Elstad
  • In Memory of Ruth Duch from Nancy Bowling
  • In Memory of Greg Peevler from Carol Schertz
  • In Memory of Asya from Carol Schertz
  • In Memory of Allen and Ramah Winter From Nelson and Linda White
  • In Memory of Karen Lasky from Jack and Sharon Daugherty
  • In Memory of Cecil Weiser from Wendy Potter, Coleen Gundzik, Friends of Gloria Weiser Ashbaugh, Gary Aaron, Eric Kessler, Gloria Ma-lek, Stephanie Nieswiadomy, Linda Childers, West Houston Airport, Jana Willis, Deborah Moore
  • In Memory of Leroy, AKA Bravo Blue from Andrea Schweikhard
  • In Memory of Larry Fred Baker from Nancy Bolte
  • In Memory of “Mr. Chips”, dog belonging to Kathy and Dennis Williams from The Kochis Family
  • In Memory of Michael Pulkkinen (Yankee) from Mike and Cyndi Pasquine, Brazos De Dios, Harley Owners Group, Curtis and Jackie Green, Anita and James Ness, Martha Knies and Rebecca Whaley, The Ranch Harley Davidson, Garth and Punkin Doan, James and Kelly Plourde
  • In Memory of Sonia Butler, mother of Karen Presley, from Amy Hemsell, Marilynn Wrigley and Melanie DeAeth
  • In memory of Clara Williams, a very good girl that belonged to Kathy and Dennis Williams, from Elizabeth Kochis

Corporate and Foundation Support

  • Covia Corporation
  • Virbac Corporation / The Every Dog Project
  • Leichtag Foundation
  • BetsWest Foundation
  • The Fifth Age of Man Foundation
  • Edward Jones – The Green Ladies / Katie Matthews

Donations to Help Murphey’s Vet Bills

  • Robert and Diana Bender
  • Lizabeth Rankin
  • Victor and Ann Brier
  • Victoria DeBerry
  • Delise Mauha
  • Tony Raymond

Donations to Help Fritz’s vet bills

  • Shelli Schmidt
  • Susan Dodge

Donations to Help Troopers’s Vet bills

  • Shelli Schmidt
  • Kimberly Fitxgibbon
  • Brandi Koehne
  • Texas Cotton Gin Museum
  • Melissa Taylor
  • Janna Alsobrook

Fundraisers to Benefit True Blue

  • Holiday House Craft & Bake Sale
  • Purse Raffle to help buy fans for the dogs

Birthday Fundraisers

  • Rhonda Blaschke
  • Melanie DeAeth
  • Teresa Gaskamp
  • Whitney Maldonado
  • Amy Hemsell
  • Eva Livy
  • Fawnya Doiron
  • Sophia Tallon
  • Emery

Anniversary Gift

For Lisa Matson for 20 years of service with Robert Half International

Christmas Card Donations:

Nancy Bowling


  • Special Thank you to Yankees for holding the event
  • Heather Baran – IHD for coordi-nating the event
  • Chili Appreciation Society Interna-tional for sponsoring the event
  • Amy’s Pet Sitting of Brenham
  • James and Linda Taylor
  • Tractor Supply-Brenham
  • Brenham Produce
  • Puppy Dawgs & Cat Tails
  • Brenham Vet Hospital
  • Bluebird Off the Square
  • Chili’s Brenham
  • Applebees Brenham
  • Somerville Feed
  • Olive Garden – CS
  • Wings N More – University
  • Guest House on the Brazos
  • The Ranch Harley-Davidson
  • Home Depot – CS
  • Yankees Tavern N Grill
  • CASI
  • Kristen Distributing
  • Coca-Cola
  • Little F’Art Designs
  • Mary Francis

Hosting Santa Photo Events: Special thanks to Dan Lindquist and Monica Wilson Lind-quist of Dog Gone Fun Agility for hosting the Santa pictures

Parade: Special Thanks to Ellen Spahni and Larry and Tonia Spahni for taking the lead on the Parade float. Special Thanks to Heather and Sarah Silver for painting the float backdrop.

We would like to thank Mark and Car-ol Jensen for their generous donation of the concrete pad, roof and kennels for the new building that is going up at TBAR Ranch.

We’d also like to thank the Virbac Cor-poration for their donation from The Every Dog Project to Kristin Lewis of Covia Corporation for their donation which was used to help with buy sid-ing and doors to help finish this build-ing.  

We try very hard to list and acknowledge all honorariums, memorials and event sponsors but if we have inadvertently left one out or posted incorrect information, please bring it to our attention and we will rectify the error.

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