- Freeport murder suspect Damon Dixson taken into custody in Rockford
- Local gas station employee arrested for selling liquor to minor
- Renewable Fuel Standard delay ‘a mixed blessing,’ Bustos says
- Rockford delegation presents inaugural ‘Rockford Award’ to Norwegian Air
- Education in Illinois making slow progress, according to report
- Illinois GOP Congressional delegation: Obama’s immigration plan undermines rule of law
- Suspect, 17, charged in Halloween hit-and-run in Roscoe
- Saint Anthony College of Nursing president to retire
- Man found guilty in deadly August 2013 crash at Mulford and Garrett Lane
- ‘The Price is Right Live!’ at Coronado March 1; tickets on sale Nov. 21
Book tells story of Rockford’s first K-9 hospice volunteer
Author and speaker Gloriann Dawson released her second book, Chloe Tales, in late November 2011.
Chloe Tales is the heart-warming and funny story of Rockford’s first K-9 hospice volunteer and the pioneer of the hospice pet visitor program for Northern Illinois Hospice and Grief Center. The story is told by Chloe, through her best friend and handler, Gloriann.
She tells about her growing up and training for obedience competition and then training for therapy dog work and the events that got her and Gloriann volunteering with hospice.
Her life was not always easy as she had several obstacles to overcome, but with her love for Gloriann and their faith, she got through each one and went on to give comfort to the terminally ill and bring a smile to many faces.
This book, as well as Gloriann’s first book, One Daughter’s Story, can be purchased through Amazon.com and Kindle. Follow Gloriann on her blog at www.gloriannchatter.com or on Twitter @GloriannDawson.
From the Jan. 25-31, 2012, issue