AWL of Kosciusko County to break ground on new shelter

The Animal Welfare League of Kosciusko County will be breaking ground on their new shelter location Friday.

AWL Board President Woody Zimmerman says they’re excited for construction to begin.

“The new building will be a great asset to the community and will meet the needs of the staff and the animals being housed there until they find their forever homes,” he explains.

The new shelter is slated to be open Summer 2019. The goal is to have the basic framework of the facility installed by the latter part of December 2018, followed by the roof in February 2019.

“After many years of hard work, it is so satisfying to see this new facility that will benefit the people and the pets of our community come to fruition,” says Darla McCammon, Executive Director RTD. “I am overjoyed that we have a builder and donors and supporters and an architect that have pulled together to bring this about.”

A full architectural design release is pending.

“This is a major accomplishment for the citizens and animals of Kosciusko County made possible by the large number of caring residents  that have pulled together to make this happen,” says Dennis Prezbindowski, long-time supporter and board member.  “We can all be proud of this great accomplishment!”