Scooter's Pals Dog Rescue in Nevada City presented their first Volunteer of the Year Award to Robin Palmer, posthumously.
Robin (Roberta) Palmer was a devoted foster parent and all around helper and cheerleader to homeless dogs. She passed away earlier this year from brain cancer, and was a dedicated foster right up to the day of her passing. Pictured is Founder of Scooters, Susan Wallace and Robin's granddaughters,Melissa Palmer-Fairchilds and Paige Bourget, also volunteers, receiving the honor. Melissa, a student at Nevada Union High School has made it her senior project to help get Scooter's Pals new Vintage Thrift store at the corner of Maltman and Joerschke in Grass Valley up and running by December 7th, 2013. She is working under the mentor ship of Chris Bartoli, Hairstylist at Styles Salon & Day Spa on S. Auburn St, Grass Valley. Chris is also a dedicated animal rescuer and volunteer for Scooter's.