Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Veterinary inspiration awards mark Orlando VetCon

Orlando, FL, Jan. 19, 2011-- Heska Corporation this week hosted an awards event at the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) in Orlando, Florida, to introduce the winners of the 2010 Inspiration in Action Contest and to announce the company's ongoing commitment to providing a forum that encourages creative thought and innovation among veterinary professionals.
At the conference, Heska introduced Dr. Lori Kogan, Director and Founder of Pets Forever and Dr. Cathy King, Executive Director and Founder of World Vets. The directors of these winning organizations outlined their organizations' mission and how they plan to use the prize money from the contest.
"Heska has adopted 'Inspiration in Action' as the theme for our ongoing philanthropy and community outreach," said Michael J. McGinley, Heska's President and Chief Operating Officer.  "We've committed to make the national Inspiration in Action Contest an annual event and again, this year, we will award a $25,000 grand prize and a $5,000 cash prize to the runner-up."
He added that Heska will also host a Virtual Inspiration Wall at, where anyone can share their ideas, ask questions, follow 2011 Inspiration in Action events and connect to a community of like-minded individuals devoted to supporting the human-animal bond. Heska hopes this online resource will serve to inspire action on behalf of veterinary professionals everywhere.

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