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“Dayton” Service Dog Sponsorship

by | Mar 9, 2020

The South Metro Regional Chamber of Commerce has pledged to raise funds to purchase a PTSD specialized service dog for a disabled Veteran, Police, Fire or EMS victim. In honor of the recent tragedies in our area, this dog’s registered name will be “Dayton.”

For more information contact SMRCOC, President, Julia Maxton, at (937) 433-2032 x 103. Checks must be made out to K9 Dayton. Payments by check should be directed only to the Chamber office: 332 Congress Park Drive, Dayton, OH 45459 or any Farmers & Merchants Bank location.  Donations directed to the K9’s For Warriors Organization may go into a general fund only, and not into our “Dayton” Dog fundraiser account.


For more information contact:                                       Farmers & Merchants Bank

Julia Maxton, SMRCOC President                                     Shon Myers, President & CEO

South Metro Regional Chamber of Commerce                   41 South First St.

332 Congress Park Dr., Ste. B                                            Miamisburg, OH 45342 / (937) 866-2455

Dayton, OH 45459

The Dog is provided by K9s For Warriors, who are dedicated to providing service canines to our warriors suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, traumatic brain Injury, and/or military sexual trauma as a result of military service post-9/11.They are the nation’s largest provider of service dogs for disabled American veterans.

Help us reach the goal of sponsoring a rescued service dog we have named in honor of those lost and affected as a result of the recent Dayton, Ohio, Oregon District tragedy on August 4, 2019, tornado and other incidents in 2019. Your donations will make a difference in the lives of a warrior and rescue dog!

This dog registered name will be “DAYTON.” For More Information contact: Julia Maxton, SMRCOC President (937) 433-2032 x 103. Donate to give a new leash on life today!

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