Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

People, Pup Cheer Up Cancer Patients.(Metro & New Mexico)

Byline: Jackie Jadrnak Journal Staff Writer

* Group recognizes those who offer support above the call of duty to those with the disease

One of the winners of a People's Caring Award Sunday is a real dog. No, truly. Nicholas, a pet therapy dog with the Southwest Canine Corps, along with his companion, Celia Richardson, was honored at the annual awards ceremony put on by People Living Through Cancer. They, along with this year's other four winners, provide services to cancer patients in Albuquerque. The other winners were Carolyn Lopez, who works with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation; William Michaluk, volunteer with the Veterans Administration Health Care System; Yolanda Vinajeras, medical social worker with the Department of Pediatric Oncology at the University of New Mexico; and Beth Eutsler, a social worker at the VA Health Care System. …

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