From ANIMAL PEOPLE, January/February 2007:
Humane Farm Animal Care founder Adele Douglass, 60, has
received the American SPCA Lifetime Achievement Award. Douglass
handled animal welfare issues as a longtime aide to former New York
City member of the House of Representatives Bill Green, then for 13
years represented American Humane in Washington D.C. Starting
American Humane Farm Animal Services in 2000, Douglass left to found
HFAC at the end of 2002. HFAC is now the largest U.S. program
certifying humane livestock production.
The ASPCA also honored Oklahoma pet sterilization advocate
Ruth Steinberger and Marley & Me author John Grogan, and recognized
firefighters Richard LaPiedra, Thomas Piambino, Thomas Sullivan,
and John Cashman for several daring dog rescues.