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Around the Towns: May 13, 2011
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DarlingtonLafayette County debuts new K-9DARLINGTON - The Lafayette County Sheriff's Office recently received a bullet and stab-resistant protective vest for K-9 Deputy Cody as part of the Wisconsin VEST-A-DOG program.K-9 Deputy Cody's vest was made possible by Dr. William G. Hicks, DVM, who donated the full amount of the vest, which costs $840, to the VEST-A-DOG program.Hicks, a Lafayette County native, founded the Janesville Veterinary Clinic in 1973, which has since expanded to become the Animal Hospital Pet Clinic of Janesville.The VEST-A-DOG program was started in 2005 by Donna Morgan of Janesville. Since its inception, the program has vested more than 100 dogs.OrangevilleApplications for grants are availableORANGEVILLE - The trustees of the Harry R. and Gertrude Zweifel Trust announce that applications for post-high school educational grants are now available for the 2011-12 school year. Applicants must have resided in the Orangeville Community Unit District 203 and graduated after April 1, 2008, unless they served in the military within the four years immediately following their graduation.