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Page 6 The CATAUNA ISLANDER Friday, January., 2009 Hospital From page 1 "1 am looking forward to welcoming the community The structure comes complete with programmable thermostats for additional energy savings; an tO its new Animal Hospital on Valentine's Day, " said ,4 Energy Star furnace that meets , strict energy efficiency guide- lines set by the United States Dr. Denney. "This is going to be a service to the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy. Also, part of the design is a tank- community we can all be proud of. " less water heater that experts say wilt last 20 years - twice that of a regular water heater. The facility several exhaust fans and a sprin- Richard and Anney Denney say is designed with two waterlines kler system in case of a fire. The they are "eternally grateful." - fresh water and salt water for the structure also takes advantage of Earlier last year, Jerry Duma two restrooms - one of which'will natural light with several skylights of Buoy's and Gulls with Tim be handicapped accessible, and solar tubes. McCullough, of Reyn Spooner, For added safety, the facility For indoor air quality befitting donated toward the Animal will include carbon monoxide and a medical building, the structure Hospital 10 percent of the price smoke detectors. There will be was painted with paint made of of the "Going to Catalina" shirt.' organic compounds that do not The original artwork for the shirt SMITH emit paint odor. The structure was was also auctioned off for the Dr. Denny and his wife Anney view the new animal hospital on Metropole & BLAIR also designed with no formalde- hospital's benefit. hyde in the insulation, or other And, last summer, the Avalon Island Company andthe Denney's, rails, and will do the construction. toxins often found in floorings and Rotary Club hosted a fundrais- has coordinated the design of the The Conservancy is supervising countertops, ing dinner on behalf of the new structure; the Island Company and the logistics of transportation and In the case of the new facility, Animal Hospital, raising $15,000. Conservancy have additionally installation of the facility, and is it really is 'taking a village' to TheHumane SocietyofCatalina dealt with permitting. Dewey Pest donating the landscaping that will make it happen, has taken the lead on fundraising Control kindly donated it services consist of native plants. In addition to the donation by for equipment and over the past in preparing the site. There will be an Open House the Offield Family Foundation, year and a half has far raised an Going forward, the Island at 10 a.m. on Valentine's Day, : numerous members of the Avalon additional $50,000. Company continues to donate ser- Saturday, February 14 , so that community have donated toward The site and lease are being vices and is financing the founda- Islanders and visitors can peruse this worthy project, for which Dr. provided by the Santa Catalina tion; Jordahl Construction is donat- the facility, sip champagne, and Salilingln: : "r Island Company, and the City of ing concrete and people-power for chat with Dr. Denney and wife CoWauaJ0n (Inning Avalon and aH City agencies have creating the entry stairs and a Anney. been supportive of the project. The handicapped-compliant walkway; Guests may also make dona- Qning ""--eemg "the write -'-'"szun' Conservancy has made the pur- the Avalon Lion's Club is donat- tions for life-saving equipment H0usedeaning Are you a writer, or would like to chase of the building, and with the ing materials for entrance hand- that still needs to be purchased. VacalJon Rentals be one for the Catalina Islander. The Reddenital&Offlce paper isseekingtoexpand its edito- Overtown merchants fill, Islanders' needs Move-eli Service rial horizons. New reporters and guest columnists are welcome. For more ___ ,==:310"510"0250"., "i]errDaninfrmatin"1(cntact IslaBder pub-. .; ;. ;.,, a{dnLcinews.: :a]o.orz.zo-to'w with the New Year upo. 00Beach oroe00f Islanders ride ser- End street it is in the vicinity of us or call (310) 510-0500. the Catalina Islander is dedicated vice back to the Landing. Verizon, West Marine and another to providing its readers the best The following are some of specialty store, Whole Foods. Give Your Nails A Happy Attitude at services and supplies, the highlights of the Long Beach 00rrofessioNAIL & SPA This week, thelslanderintro- merchants whohaveexpressedan Atlantic duces several new advertisers interest in developing their busi- The Atlantic store is located - that are aware of Islanders' needs ness with'Islanders, north of the 405 and opens at 3 and will attempt to accommodate Trader Joos a.m. for those looking to catch the them. Trader Joes stores is a trea- 10 a.m. boat while taking frozen We would like to welcome the sured staple for mainland shoppers goods. Queen Mary, A. Star Automotive, that happen to experience the spe- (562) 495-1588 Number One Auto Repair and cialty food store. There are three Bellflower Professionail & Spa. Please sup- Trader Joes Stores in the Long The Bellflower Boulevard 345 The Promenade North Long Beach, CA 90802 port these advertisers. Beach and each offers something store is conveniently located next (In the City Place- Across Nordstrom Rack & Ross) They have made a commit- different to the Island shopper, to a dry cleaning service, Big Lots, ment to address the needs and Target, Sears, Circuit City as well schedules of Islanders. They 2nd Street as a multitude of smaller stores in are offering special services for On the comer of 2nd Street the area. Catalina residents to use. and PCH in Long Beach, this store Please email your favorite For example, if you need car is far the largest with the larg- Overtown businesses so that we repair, A. Star Automotive will est selection of foods and wines, may include them in future edi- pick up at the Landing in Long Located just east of Naples on tions. 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