Late last month, 13 members of the Palm Springs, CA community were honored for their dedication to improving the lives of animals at the Desert Paws Courage In Action Awards. Singer-songwriter Barry Manilow helped present awards to winners in the six categories, as attendees enjoyed a veg meal and heartwarming videos. Sponsored by the PETCO foundation and Wells Fargo, the event also dedicated a Special Lifetime Achievement award to Jordin Kuecks, who founded the animal population control organization Animal Action League. More than 200 guests attended the ceremony, which took place at the Westin Mission Hills Resort in Rancho Mirage.
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