Callouts 2013

Start DateIncidentDescription and Days on siteAgency NameTeams
11/08/13Memorial Hospital Trauma house fire fatality
Colorado Springs, CO
support for trauma staff after a difficult house fire and patients admitted to hospitalMemorial Hospital
Trauma Unit
Sandy Miller & Lani
10/28/13Washington Navy Yard ShootingSupported the recovery with teams during the relocation to the new NAVSEA building.
10/28 - 11/20 (13 days on site)
Naval Sea Systems CommandAmy Rideout & Eva
Janet Velenovsky & Oscar
Janice Jensen & Dixie
Imelda Rocha & Bruno
Ned Polan & Brinkley
Anya Whitney & Winnie
Julia Meier & Jetta
Nicholas Meier & Katie Lynn
Tina Jones & Hondo
10/23/13Montana State University
Voice Center - advocates for students experiencing some type of domestic violence
HOPE was asked to attend a meeting of student advocates who have had a particularly difficult work in their volunteer and personal livesAlanna Sherstadt
Coordinator of the Voice Center at MSU
Lina Karell & Chervil
Gala Goodwin & Zeke
Mary Martin & Ellie
10/15/13Montana State University
Voice Center support of students experiencing domestic violence
Coordinator of Voice Center
asked for a HOPE Team to visit with a student who was thinking of leaving school following a personal tragedy
Alanna Sherstadt, Coordinator of MSU Voice CenterLinda Karell & Chervil
10/10/13Orange County Fire Service MemorialSupport for Fire Fighters of Orange County, CA at a annual Memorial Service to honor Fire Fighters that have Fallen in the year 2012.Orange County Fire AuthorityLaWana Heald & Anise
Katherine Jarrett & Teddy
Jane Horsefield & Kiss
10/04/13Washington Navy Yard Shootingfinal day at the Washington Navy Yard . Employee Assistance (EAP) was closing their crisis response center on this day. we had to visit EAP, where staff insisted they wanted to say goodbye to the dogs !!! I again reminded them that we have a number of local HOPE teams and we could easily be available for short term requests,SPRINTTL: Marcia Bresson
Melissa McMunn & Rugby
Sue Francis & Silin
Yvonne Eaton-Stull & Maggie
10/03/13Washington Navy Yard Shootingresponse to the shooting that occurred on September 16th at the Navy Yard. continued call out requested.SPRINTTL: Marcia Bresson
Nick Meier, Julia Meier, Amy Rideout, Yvonne Eaton-Stull, Sue Francis
Barbara Geno
10/02/13Washington Navy Yard Shootingresponse to the shooting that occurred on September 16th at the Navy Yard. continued call out requested.SPRINTJerry Constantine, TL
Amy Rideout, Nick Meier, Julia Meier, Kathy Constantine, Barbara Geno
09/30/13Washington Navy Yard ShootingNaval Special Psychiatric Rapid Intervention Team (SPRINT) requested two of our teams be present at the Commander's Meeting conducted by Vice Admiral William French that morning. HOPE teams were also requested to be present at counseling small group meetings throughout the day. SPRINTJerry Constantino, TL
Kathy Constantino & Tess
Nick Meier & Katie Lynn
Julia Meier & Jett
Janet Velenovsky and Oscar
Burton Goldstein & Bear
09/28/13Colorado Flooding supportHOPE dogs were asked to support ARC volunteers and staff in Loveland, COAmerican Red CrossJennifer VonLintel & Copper
09/27/13Washington Navy Yard Shootingresponse to the shooting that occurred on September 16th at the Navy Yard. continued call out requested.
people knew the dogs by name and people seemed very familiar, comfortable and happy with the people in the “green shirts”.
Navel District WashingtonTL: Brian Flynn
: Janet Velenovsky & Oscar
Ned Polan & Brinkley
Linda Limina & Angel
Jim Mohs & Hildi (SER)
Susan MacDougall & Phoenix
09/27/13Local Teen Drowns/Viewinglocal 17 yr old boy drowned while on a fishing trip. Team went to the viewing to offer our condolences to the family. It was a big family and many knelt down to pet and kiss Tani.CISMGail Thompson & Tani
09/26/13Colorado Flooding support
ARC Disaster Hdqtrs
HOPE dogs were asked to serve the ARC volunteers and staff at the state hdqrts in Denver, COAmerican Red CrossKaren Klein, TL
Janice Mann & Daniel
Tina Jones & Hondo
09/25/13 Novartis Workplace Stress the afternoon visiting with employees from Novartis one-on-one and in small groups as they wondered outside to see KodaNovartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Christine Palmer & Koda
09/24/13Washington Navy Yard Shootingassigned to the building where office and personal effects were being returned to the employees displaced from the building where the attack occurred. We went back outside, walked the grounds, having many discussions with people SO appreciative of having HOPE dogs there. We also rotated through the lobby of the building where employee counseling was being held, and up to the fifth floor where employees waited outside the counseling rooms for their appointments.SPRINTTeam leader: Burton Goldstein
Anya Whitney & Winnie
Ned Polan & Brinkley
Burton Goldstein & M.G. and The Bear
09/24/13Colorado Flooding support
Boulder, CO Disaster Assistance Meeting
Boulder Emergency Disaster Services provided an informational meeting to local citizens in that area. Hope dogs were asked to come for support.Disaster Emergency ServicesKaren Klein, TL
Tina Jones & Hondo
09/20/13Washington Navy Yard Shootingresponse to the shooting that occurred on September 16th at the Navy Yard
we were asked to attend a group counseling session, when over, we went back to the building where people were picking up their belongings and stayed there until the end of the day.
Office of Security Programs and Continuity PlanningHAR/tl Janice Jensen ? Anya Whitney
Janet Velenovsky & Oscar
Janice Jensen & Dixie
Anya Whitney & Winnie
09/18/13 & 09/19/13Washington Navy Yard ShootingHOPE was called out to support the Special Psychiatric Rapid Intervention Teams (SPRINT) out of the Family Support Center. We were on site at WNY within 2 hours of the request. Twelve people who just went to work that day were killed. Over 3000 employees of the Naval Sea Systems (NAVSEA) Command escaped building 197Naval District Washington Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) ManagerHAR/TL: Amy Rideout
Burton Goldstein & Bear
Shellie Goldstein & Emma
Amy Rideout & Eva
09/18/13
Colorado Flooding support Greeley Public SchoolsComfort and support to students and staff at a local high school following the flooding in ColoradoCounselor at Greeley High SchoolKaren Klein, TL
Tina Jones & Hondo
Jennifer VonLintel & Copper
08/28/13Harrison School Support of students and staff following death of parent in the communityHarrison School and Gallatin - Madison Co-opHarry Schlitz, Team Leader
Tanya Vaught & Ginnie
Nancy Dodd & Sasha
08/26/13Santa Monica College , CA shootings follow up Circulate the campus and provide support and comfort to students, staff and faculty returning to campus after summer, for many the first time they returned after the tragedy.Santa Monica College,Constance Howell & Cigfa
Katherine Jarrett & Teddy
Kristie Bret-Harte & Penny
LaWana Heald & Anise
Pam Lucado & Kona Kai
08/24/13Spina Bifida Outingappx 60 attended the Annual picnic for children and adults with spina bifida and their families. met with all the families and visited, some of the children walked the dogs.Very well received, several sponsors and parents were very interested in Comfort dogs in crisis situations.Spinda Bifida foundationGayle Sprinkle & Charlie
De Stanton & Brie
08/01/13Operation Purple40 children who have a parent deployed. Presentation and after the children had a chance to spend time with each of the dogs and collect their trading cardsCamp PioneerYvonne Eaton-Stull & Maggie
Diana Morse & Chloe
07/24/13Grief Camp35 children attending a grief camp following death of parent, sibling or guardian. Created fun "dog-stacle" course to do with the kids (in 3 groups: young, pre-teen and teens) and visited afterwards in small groupsHighmark Caring PlaceYvonne Eaton-Stull & Maggie
Diane Mann & Maji
Diane Morse & Chloe
Chris Spaetzel & Jetta
07/20/13Memorial Service & Reception for McKee/Caldwell of Granite Hotshot Fallen FiremenProvide comfort and support to friends and family of 2 of the 19 fallen Hotshot Firemen at the local memorial service Newport Beach, CAHarbor Lawn Mortuary, and Family Liaison LaWana Heald & Anise
Susan Hattabaugh & Faith
Nancy Drake & Columbo
Karen Blackburn & Molly
Paula Sargent & Jada
Carol Betzer & Malibu
Martin Tolone (Team Leader)
07/09/13Arizona Firefighters and CommunitiesSupport of those impacted by the Yarnell, AZ fireJeanette Woods & Callie
Harry Schlitz Team Leader
Sandy Miller & Lani
others
07/08/13Redwood City, CA Apartment FireProvide comfort & support to displaced residents of the fire that killed 1, injured 17 and put 52 in the Red Cross shelter having lost everythingRed Cross of San Francisco, CAJeannie Eagan & Annie
Pam Kitani & Hope
07/08/13Yarnell/Prescott, AZ Wildfire and 19 Fallen HotshotsComplex nationwide Callout to comfort & Support the town of Prescott that lost 19 Firefighters and the Town of Yarnell where 129 Homes were destroyed and many more evacuated.Arizona Division of Emergency ManagementPSW
Jeanette Wood & Callie
Karen Blackburn & Molly
Carol Betzer & Malibu
Kristie Bret-Harte & Lily
SER-Lannie Newman & Casey
RMR-Sandy Miller & Lani
RMR-Harry Schlitz (TL)
07/04/13Westfield Rocks the 4thpart of the EMS 1st Aid tent at the Westfield 4th of July celebration. We were teamed with 2 EMS men and stationed at their tent, plus roamed around to check on the people and direct them to the tent if needed. Westfield Fire dept/EMSGayle Sprinkle & Charlie
07/02/13Operation PurpleAnnual camp with campers ages 7-17. Appx 200+ for children of military personal. Very well received. Janice JensonGayle Sprinkle & Charlie
PP team: Vicki & Andy
06/17/13Camp Mendocino, CA for Children of Military FamiliesAttended Summer Camp for the children of military families who are deployedBoys & Girls Club of San FranciscoMary Nobbe & Mason
Pam Kitani & Hope
06/14/13Black Forest Fire - Day 2Visit with American Red Cross shelter evacuees and staffPickes Peak American Red CrossSandy Miller & Lani
06/14/13Grief Campgrief camp for children who lost parents or siblings. Each camper has a 1:1 buddy assigned to them throughout the camp. We assisted during various remembrance ceremonies and other grief facilitating activities.Yvonne Eaton-Stull & Maggie (t/l) Mel Dunbar & Gus
Sue Francis & Silin
Kathleen Kremer & Sadie
Lori Gurley & Baloo
Roxanne Johnson & Silky
06/13/13 Black Forest Fire Support for Black Forest Fire residents evacuatedEl Paso CountyDept of Human ServicesSandy Miller & Lani
06/11/13Santa Monica College, CA Mass ShootingWalked and Circulated the campus to Comfort & Support students, staff and faculty following the mass shooting on campus that killed threeSanta Monica CollegeConstance Howell & Cigfa
LaWana Heald & Anise
Jan Aven & Muffin
Katherine Jarrett & Teddy, Jeanette Wood & Callie
Pam Lucado & Kona Kai
Susan Hattabaugh & Faith
Karen Blackburn & Molly
06/10/13Santa Monica College, CA Mass Shooting Vigil and MarchMarched with the community and attended the Vigil for the victims of the Mass Shooting that occurred on 6/7/13 that left 3 victims deadSanta Monica College,LaWana Heald & Anise
Constance Howell & Cigfa
Katherine Jarrett & Teddy
06/02/13Bozeman Public Schools
student death
Chief Joseph Middle School
student and staff support and encouragement
Bozeman Public Schools
Crisis Response Team
Nancy Dodd & Sasha
Roberta Ennis & Sienna
Mary Martin & Ellie
06/01/13Line of Duty Memorial for
Volunteer Firefighter Cody Dragoo
family and friends support Fire Chief, Billings Fire Dept.,
Billings, Montana
Harry Schlitz, Team Leader
Mary Martin & Elllie
05/30/13Burn Camp 2013Annual Burn Camp for youth involved in a fire sponsored by the State of IN Fire Dept. visited with firemen, staff and family members. Then the parade (very noisy) then with the campers.

The teams interacted with all present, shared experiences with firemen and officials as to HOPE callings. Asked back for next year. The 2 PP teams were very interested in becoming HOPE Members.
Hoosier Burn camp directorGayle Sprinkle & Charlie
De Stanton & Brie
(2 Pet Partner complex teams)
05/29/13McKinley Elementary SchoolTeacher's Aid was shot and wounded outside of School.
provide comfort and support to the students in grades K-2. interacted with over 260 children in 13 classrooms as well as numerous staff and children from other grades encountered in the hallways
Dana Suppa, PrincipalMelanie Dunbar & Gus
Yvonne Eaton Stull & Zeus
Diane Mann & Maji
05/23/13Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)National Seminar for military families that have lost a service member (23-27 May)TAPSAmy Rideout & Eva,
Janice Jensen & Dixie,
Burton Goldstin & MG,
Shellie Goldstein & Goldie
05/19/13Kokomo Town Meeting-floodApprx 200 people came to a town meeting 5 wks post flood. Tentions were high. We were asked to come and help with emotional support and care. ReadyKokomo/ReadyIndyGayle Sprinkle & Charlie
De Stanton & Brie
05/05/13Bozeman Deaconess Hospital patient visitpatient support and encouragementChaplain Services
Bozeman Deaconess Hospital
Mary Martin & Ellie
05/01/13Every 15 Minute Program, Moreno Valley High School, Moreno Valley, CAAn educational experience that is designed to impact high school students of the dangers associated with driving while impaired. The crash is Staged, the emotions are real! The Assembly is attended by several hundred junior & senior high school studentsMoreno Valley High SchoolLaWana Heald & Anise
Jan Aven & Muffin
Kristie Bret Harte & Penny
04/27/13Indiana Flood-Sandbag PartyWhite river has flooded 2nd highest water levels in the measured state history. Several counties declared flood disaster areas. Over 200 people (DOC, CERT & volunteers filled Sandbags. Charlie was at the rest /medical tent to give support and a dig in the sand if needed. Homeland Security &CERTGayle Sprinkle & Charlie
04/18/13Every 15 Minute Program, Great Oaks High School, Temecula, CAAn educational experience that is designed to impact high school students of the dangers associated with driving while impaired. The crash is Staged, the emotions are real! The Assembly is attended by several hundred junior & senior high school studentsTemecula School DistrictKristie Bret Harte & Lily
Nancy Drake & Columbo, Carol Betzer & Malibu, Paula Sargent & Jada
Karen Blackburn & Molly
04/17/13Take Back the Night March and Program at University of California at Irvine, CAA March and Presentation to create awareness about Sexual Assualt and Domestic Violence & to honor survivors. Participants are survivors of sexual assualt and college students marching in their support. It was attended by several hundred UCI students. UCI Assault Resources and Education DepartmentMartin Tolone & Anise
Deborah Yee Litt & Abby
Constance Howell & Cigfa
Katherine Jarrett & Teddy
Also in attendance with Pet Partner Dogs were: LaWana Heald & Robby, Pam Bertz & Rustee, Noreen Yosida Peer & Shylo
04/17/13Every 15 Minute Program, Murrieta High School, Murrieta, CAAn educational experience that is designed to impact high school students of the dangers associated with driving while impaired. The crash is Staged, the emotions are real! The Assembly is attended by several hundred junior & senior high school studentsMurrieta Valley School District & "TIP"Carol Betzer & Malibu
Paula Sargent & Jada
Nancy Drake & Columbo
Karen Blackburn & Molly
04/16/13Every 15 Minute Program, Canyon High, Anaheim, CAAn educational experience that is designed to impact high school students of the dangers associated with driving while impaired. The crash is Staged, the emotions are real! The Assembly is attended by several hundred junior & senior high school studentsOrange Police DepartmentLaWana Heald & Anise
Katherine Jarrett & Teddy
Jan Aven & Muffin
04/11/13Every 15 Minute Program Heritage High, Perris, CAAn educational experience that is designed to impact high school students of the dangers associated with driving while impaired. The crash is Staged, the emotions are real! The Assembly is attended by several hundred junior & senior high school studentsHeritage High School & "TIP"LaWana Heald & Anise
Jan Aven & Muffin,
Carol Betzer & Malibu
Paula Sargent & Jada,
Nancy Drake & Columbo
04/08/13Memorial Hospital Trauma Unitpatient supportER Staff
Memorial Hospital
Colorado Springs, CO
Sandy Miller & Lani
03/28/13Every 15 Minute Program for Tahquitz High, Hemet, CAAn educational experience that is designed to impact high school students of the dangers associated with driving while impaired. The crash is Staged, the emotions are real! The Assembly is attended by several hundred junior & senior high school studentsHemet School District, and "TIP"Kristie Bret Harte & Penny
Carol Betzer & Malibu
Paula Sargent & Jada
Nancy Drake & Columbo
Karen Blackburn & Molly
03/21/13Every 15 Minute Program for West Valley High, Hemet, CAAn educational experience that is designed to impact high school students of the dangers associated with driving while impaired. The crash is Staged, the emotions are real! The Assembly is attended by several hundred junior & senior high school studentsHemet School District and "TIP" Trauma Intervention Programs, Inc.Kathy Lomiller & PT Cruiser
Paula Sargen & Jada
Carol Betzer & Malibu
Karen Blackburn & Molly
Nancy Drake & Columbo
03/18/13Every 15 Minute Program for Villa Park High School, Villa Park, CA An educational experience that is designed to impact high school students of the dangers associated with driving while impaired. The crash is Staged, the emotions are real! The Assembly is attended by several hundred junior & senior high school studentsOrange Police DepartmentPam Bertz, TL
LaWana Heald & Anise
Pam Lucado & Kona Kai
Katherine Jarrett & Teddy
Jan Aven & Muffin
Sarah Jane Chelin & Bailey
03/06/13Santa Cruz Fallen Police Officers Public Viewing and Memorial Service, San Jose, CAPublic Viewing for hundreds of mourners at the Santa Cruz Memorial Funeral Home and Thousands attended the Memorial at HP Pavillion the following day. Owners of the Santa Cruz Memorial Funeral HomeKristie Bret-Harte & Lily
Jeannie Eagan & Annie
Jan Aven & Muffin
Pam Kitani & Hope
Mary Nobbe & Mason
02/05/13Memorial Reception for Mark Hummels, Phoenix, AZLocal attorney & community leader was shot in a mediation dispure. 3 people died in the incident.Osborn Maledon Law For,Jeanette Wood and Callie
01/13/13Richmond Hills Explosion follow up. INDIANAIndiana HOPE teams were requested to attend the “thank you dinner” for first responders with the Richmond Hills explosion from November of 2012. We were able to meet with several people from before-and comments about the dogs and HOPE being present, i.e. actually giving HOPE.Southport Pres. & Ready IndyGayle Sprinkle & Charlie
01/07/13Sandy Markowski Funeral
OHIO
Sandy was a TL with HOPE. Jetta was on her training team. While the minister was giving the eulogy about Sandy's dedication and love for animals Jetta had an all too appropriate, perfect timed sigh. We passed by the casket to say our good-byes and once again, dogs will do there "amazing thing" Jett a layed down and let out a tiny whimper. I know Sandy was looking down from heaven and smiling and telling everyone , I was a part of that group once!HusbandChristine Spaetzel & Jetta
10/31/13Washington Navy YardContinued the support of the NAVSEA move in to the Coast Guard Station. Rebecca TittleAmy Rideout & EVA
11/07/13Washington Navy Yardcontinuing callout to serve the relocating staff from Building 197HM2 Robert MillerNed Polan & Brinkley
11/08/13EBBfifth annual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV).
Related how dogs were available when they came home from deployments or in other Vet settings. They could not express enough the value of Comfort dogs.
Purdue Univeristy Caring PawsGayle Sprinkle & Charlie
11/08/13Washington Navy YardContinued followup for Bldg 111 & 201 HM2 Robert MillerNed Polan & Brinkley
Anya and Winnie were called home to a Homeland Security court appearance.
11/18/113Washington Navy Yardspent most of our time on the 5th floor going from cube to cube with personnel from PMS 325.
HOPE teams are starting to develop a fan club so bring plenty of business or trading cards.
Peggy HarrellJanice Jensen & Dixie
Tina Jones & Hondo
11/23/13Kokomo TornadoKokomo IN had 2 F4 tornados come through, luckily no fatalities Red Cross was very pleased to have the dogs and teams back as we had been with them during the flood in spring of 2013. Sister agencies took our names and information should needs arise in their areas.Red CrossGayle Sprinkle & Charlie
De Stanton & Brie

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