Thank you to the following individuals for helping to make our Casino Night run smoothly (whether it was before, during, or after the event):

Barb & Bill Lescault, Tanya Vargason, Margo Hibbard, Lynn Durkan, Margaret Semmler, Lisa Norris, Nicole Jennings, Shawn Khalilullah, Jamie Koliander, Pat Englert, Jenn Kurkoski, Sarah Carr, Holly Patterson, Vicki & Gunnar Holecek, Marylyn Christoff, Brianne Arthur, Caroline Fraylick, Marianne Kaufmann, Michael Puccio, Cassandra Ryan, Sara Robinson, George Cummings, Joe Gabriel (our DJ), Judy Valek, Faye Munson, Chyrssa Linsky, Jerri Perry, Randy Gates, Casey Pritchard, Brendan, Felicia, Kyle, Fritz, Tony Drake, Jeff Kurkoski, Kathy & John Tokos, Nichole & Jeri Wolfe, Nancy Reese, Chuck Cuddihe, Cathy Massie, Charlene Jones, Rob Russin, Carmen, Jen & Keith Arnold, Todd Gerstenhaber, Jason Hoffmeier, Jason Tripp, Gabriel Goldman, Ray Linsky, Scott Rosman, Stacey Bender, Shannon Leonard, Tori Pena, Mia Katz, Alicia & Bill Beck, Mark & Deb Prindle, Joe Leombrone, Elinor Gardner, Tom D’Agostino, Ben Sachs, Cindy & Chuck Ancilotti, Terri Slocum, Pam Benthin, Tony Neubauer, Madeline & Natalie Broderick, Karen Matson.

Kitchen elves:  Steve, Mom, & Dad Brown, Rich,

Hai Tran for her amazing spring rolls and Andrea Hanifin for her awesome empanadas – if you didn’t try either of them, you missed out!

Baking elves:  Eric Hedges, John Tokos, Margo Hibbard, Tanya Vargason (who baked and coordinated), Lora Allen, Anna Marie Nanni, Natalie Phillips, and Barb Lescault.

Our muscles loading and or unloading the van before and or after the event:  John Shea, Dan Rippe, and Mack Ryan.

Donors of items for the event:  Rocco J Testani, A L George, Roma’s Bakery, Sodexho, Friehofer’s, Tanya Varagason, Tom’s Gifts, Cold Stone Creamery, Michele & Luke Mickum, The Silo, Whiskers and Wags, Spirited Servers, Terri Polansky, Remlik’s, Sylvia Vestey, Cider Mill, Greek Key Restaurant, Number 5/Lampy’s, Gaslamp Gym, Traditions Spa, Pauline O’Hara, Binghamton Senators, Nirchi’s Pizza, Sall Stearns, Hoffman’s Car Wash, Hungry Hound Beerscuits, Naturally Nails & Spa, Binghamton Mets, Cacciatore’s, Holly Patterson, Something Sweet Gourmet, Scentsy, Bed Bath and Beyond, Amy Derkowski, Laurie Praefke, Vicki & John Griffin, Little Venice, Texas Roadhouse, Binghamton University, Kampai, SEED Financial, Ground Round, Skinny Licks, Walmart Vision Center, Sam’s Club, and Petsmart.

Skip and the Knights of Columbus.

Posters by Hakim Griffin of Griffin Productions / printed by Callahan Digital Printing.

To all of the businesses who allowed us to hang posters in their business windows.

To all of the media outlets and websites who helped promote the event.

To all of you who helped spread the word about the event.

And once again, thank you to everyone who attended the event!  We appreciate your support!

Thank you,





CNY Tree Service Inc.

Cook Brothers Truck Parts

Davidson, Fox & Company

Dr. Darren Weinheimer


Hoffman Development Corporation

Howard Quality Window & Siding Co.

Johnson, Lauder & Savidge, LLP

Louie G

Mirabito Energy Products

Peranich & Shelp Construction


Savitch Agency

Security Mutual Life Insurance

Sit A Spell Bakery


Stifel Nicolaus

The Nutro Company

The 2nd Annual “Show Off Your Doggie” Event 

Thank you Alicia Beck and the Johnson City Elks Club for organizing and hosting the “Show Off Your Doggie” event.   Congratulation to the show winners!  To view event pictures “Like” the Elks Johnson City Lodge No 2821 BPOE

4 th Annual Humane Society Golf Tournament Sponsors

Andrea Hanifin

Chemung Canal Trust Company

Dickin Memorial Animal Hospital

Family Enrichment Network

In Memory of: Lacey, Simba, Cali & Ebony Koliander

“Maggie & Fiona” Humane Society Alumni

Price Chopper

Randy Hay Construction

Servpro of Broome County

Matzo Signs

Dixon Golf


Sheri Palm LMSW

Thank you to The Community Foundation for South Central New York – Kerby Fund for awarding a grant to The Humane Society.


Matthews Subaru

The Humane Society would like to thank Matthews Subaru for hosting their most recent fundraising event for The Humane Society.  This past weekend Matthews Subaru offered Pet Photos with Santa and Pet ID tags for $5.  100% of the proceeds from this event will be donated to The Humane Society.  Over the past year Matthews has held multiple pet friendly events to raise awareness for animal safety and funds to help support The Humane Society.  The money raised by Matthews has offset our spay and neuter expenses by roughly 15%.  In addition to raising money for The Humane Society’s vet fund, the supplies Matthews collected from their generous customers and employees has helped feed hundreds of animals.  The Humane Society is an independent, non-profit animal welfare organization.  We receive no government funding and are dedicated to preventing animal cruelty and finding homes for companion animals.  We serve the community by sheltering animals, finding them homes, investigating reports of animal cruelty, educating people of all ages, and rescuing animals from threatening situations.  The Humane Society has taken in 549 animals between January 1, 2012 to November 30, 2012.  As of November 30, 2012, 457 of them have been adopted to loving forever homes.  

Thank you again to Matthews for your continued support.


Thank you to the following restaurants for participating in the 2013 BOGO Book

  • Amici’s
  • Antonio’s
  • Bagel Factory
  • The Beef
  • Binghamton Hots
  • Brewed Awakenings
  • Brothers Two
  • Calaboose Grill
  • California Grill
  • China Lake
  • Corbin’s
  • Crepe Heaven
  • Cyber Cafe
  • Full Belly Deli
  • The Galley
  • Grande’s Bella Cucina
  • Grande’s Italian Restaurant
  • Grotta Azzurra
  • Jonathan’s
  • Kampai
  • Lemongrass Kitchen
  • Little Venice
  • Loft at Ninety-Nine
  • Lupo’s
  • Michelangelo’s
  • Moghul
  • Nando’s
  • New York Pizzeria
  •  Nick’s
  • Nirchi’s On The Avenue
  • Oaks Inn (Cerasaro’s)
  • Our Country Hearts
  • Phil’s Chicken House
  • Portfolios Cafe
  • Remlik’s
  • The River Bistro
  • Tom & Marty’s
  • Tony’s Italian Grill – Endwell
  • Tony’s Italian Grill – Owego
  • Tranquil Bar & Bristro
  • Turkish Restaurant

Thank you GS Troop 516 Susquehanna Valley – Linnea Kolanda and Rebecca Vermilyea

The girls helped The Humane Society by raising money to buy and build shelving units and organize our supplies room.  Good job girls!!

Thank you to our 3rd Annual Captain & Crew Golf Tournament Sponsors! 

  • Cacciatore’s
  • Chemung Canal Trust Company
  • Dickin Memorial Animal Hospital
  • In Memory of “Lacey”, “Simba”, “Cali”, & “Ebony” Koliander
  • JC Auto Service Inc.
  • Matzo Signs
  • Miller Auto
  • Sall-Stearns
  • Servpro of Broome County
  • The New Yorker
  • Endwell Greens

Show off your Doggie Show

Thank you to Alicia Beck and the Johnson City Elks Club for organizing and hosting the Show of your Doggie Event.  It was a very successful and fun filled event!  We are already looking forward to next year’s event!!

Girl Scout Troop 265

Thank you for the kind donation to The Humane Society and for touring our shelter

Casino Night Sponsors

  • Warners Gas Services, Inc.
  • Empire Property Management
  • Davidson Fox Company
  • Matzo Signs
  • Healthy Life Mag.
  • Ad Elements
  • Evolution Consulting, LLC.
  • Rocco J Testani Inc
  • Scoville-Meno

Helping Hands Club & The Cutest Pet Photo Contest

Thank you to the students in the Helping Hands Club and Ms. Goodwin for organizing the Cutest Pet Photo Contest to benefit The Humane Society.  The contest had approximately 110 entries and raised over $375 for The Humane Society.  Thanks for all your hard work!

Congratulations to the winners!

  • 1st – “Abby” submitted by Mike
  • 2nd – “Max” submitted by Lorraine Gray
  • 3rd – “Mia” submitted by Hannah Jones

Thank you to everyone who participated!

Blind Tiger Pub & Friends of Paul McRori

The Blind Tiger Pub recently hosted a benefit to celebrate the life of their friend Paul McRori.  We want to thank everyone who attended this event and especially the staff of Blind Tiger and the friends and family of Paul McRori.

Action Plumbing & Heating

Thank you to Action Plumbing & Heating for donating a new furnace and installation to The Humane Society!

Paws for A Cause – Thank You Community Businesses

Thank you to the following businesses for participating in our Annual Paws for A Cause campaign.  These businesses sold paw prints at their registers to help raise money for The Human Society.  Overall the campaign brought in over $3,000 in donations!!

  • Manley’s Mighty Marts – All 23 stores!
  • Nirchi’s Pizza (Main St. Binghamton)
  • Pet Depot
  • Java Joe’s
  • Dicken Memorial Animal Hospital
  • Charlie’s Bar
  • Whiskers & Wags
  • Endicott Elks Lodge
  • Cavanaugh’s Deli
  • Sprint Store (QRS)
  • Rolling Fire Glass Works

Thank you to our community from The Humane Society Board of Directors

As 2011 comes to a close, we at The Humane Society would like to extend our heartfelt thanks and gratitude to our community for the support you have shown us this past year.

This year proved to be even more challenging than previous years. The flood in September impacted many of our friends, families, co-workers and small businesses. Our shelter was no exception. All of our animals had to be evacuated. Thanks to the efforts of our staff and volunteers all animals were safely relocated.

We received an outpour of donations, supplies and offers of help.  Because of this, you the community have made it possible for us to continue our work to help abused & neglected animals, to provide food, shelter and medication to those animals in need and to find new, forever homes for each and every one of them.

Jamie Koliander, Board of Directors


Meier Supply is a continued supporter of The Humane Society and most recently donated a furnace to help us recover from the flood.  Thank you Meier’s for helping us and for keeping the dogs and cats warm!

Thank you, Nancy Iwen! 

Nancy helped to promote the Vote for a Shelter campaign through The Animal Rescue Site.  Nancy’s efforts helped put The Humane Society at the number four shelter in New York State!  Thanks again Nancy!

Thank you to The Betty Blue! 

The Betty Blue in Moravia recently held a Halloween Party to benefit The Humane Society.  Thank you to all who participated and to those who organized the event!

Popeye was the winner for Best Costume!

Duck Derby

Thank you to all of our community members who helped to support our First Annual Humane Society Duck Derby.

During the Derby, we were challenged with some “run away” ducks and we were amazed at the many spectators who literally “jumped in” and help us to corral them up.  Due to everyone’s quick thinking and helpfulness, we were able to capture the majority!

A special thank you goes out to the kind staff at the Holiday Inn for being a very generous host for our event.  In addition, thank you to our many vendors, and volunteers who each played a critical role in helping to make the Duck Derby a success and fun filled day for all.

Thank you to our Duck Derby Sponsors:

  • Rosanne Sall Advertising Inc
  • Holiday Inn Arena
  • Manley’s Might Mart
  • Time Warner Cable
  • News Channel 34 – WIVT Binghamton
  • Fox 40 WICZ – TV Binghamton
  • Citadel Broadcasting Corporation
  • ClearChannel Radio
  • Magic 101.7
  • Q106.7 WRRQ FM
  • Gerri Harrison Financial Services & New York Life
  • M & T Bank
  • ENI (Employee Network, Inc.)
  • Waste Management
  • Wal-Mart
  • Petco Foundation
  • Sara Delmar
  • Amy Uggiano
  • Tri-Cities Temp.
  • Horizons
  • D & D Car Sales
  • Levene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP
  • Price Chopper
  • Mike Dickstein
  • Lisa Janicki
  • Miller Auto Team
  • J & J Sheet Metal
  • ServPro
  • Tokos Contracting
  • Cooks Foam

Shelter Slam

Thank you to everyone who supported The Humane Society by attending Shelter Slam.  A special thanks to those who put together the event!

Dan Bendz Memorial Golf Tournament

Thank you for playing in the Memorial Golf Tournament!  Your support is greatly appreciated!

Fashion Foo Pah

Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers who organized and attended this event.

 Washer & Dryer Machines

A very special thank you to Amy Uggiano for purchasing a new washer and dryers machine to do the many loads of laundry needed each day to keep our animals clean and warm! Our wonderful animals salute you Amy, we can’t thank you enough!

Click here to take a look at some older Thank yous.