The Golden Retriever Club of America National Rescue Committee

The Starfish Award

2014 Recipient


Ruth DiGregorio, Forever Friends Golden Retriever Rescue

The Golden Starfish Award is presented on an annual basis to one or more rescue groups or individuals that make a difference. By the ones or by the hundreds, each group contributes to the effort, and we would like to recognize these groups both large and small for their devotion to rescue.

Past Recipients

Year
Program Award
Individual Award
2013
Retrieve a Golden of Minnesota
Katie McKay of Neuse River Golden Retriever Rescue
2012
As Good As Gold of Illinois
Richard and Susan Randall of Evergreen Golden Retriever Rescue
2011
Adopt a Golden of Atlanta
Heather Hatt of Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue
2010
Golden Rescue of Naples
Judy Smith of Rescue a Golden of Arizona
2009
Southeastern Virginia Golden Retriever Rescue
Jane Babcock of Retrieve a Golden of Minnesota
Cil Henson of Golden Beginnings of Texas
2008
Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue and Sanctuary
Susan Sampson of Golden Retriever Rescue of Fairbanks
Deborah Nicolle of Southern California Golden Retriever Rescue
2007
Retrieve a Golden of Minnesota
Richard and Jane Fisha
Patricia Duke Neuse River Golden Retriever Rescue
2006
Not Awarded
Nancy and Allen Kiesler of Evergreen Golden Retriever Rescue
Jody and Mike Jones of Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue
2005
Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue
Carole Cappelini of Greater Los Angeles Club/Rescue

SPECIAL TEAM AWARD for service during hurricans Katrina and Rita

  • J & L Golden Retriever Rescue
  • Gulf South Golden Retriever Rescue
  • Golden Beginnings of Texas
  • Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Golden Retriever Rescue
2004
Rescue A Golden of Arizona
Chandler Rudd
2003
Foothills Golden Retriever Rescue
Pauline Stevens of Heartland Golden Retriever Rescue
2002
Yankee Golden Retriever Rescue
Gail Lustig