Thurman Poe Award

Photo by Rebecca Sandlin

Penny Notter (left) accepts the Huntington County Humane Society’s 2016 Thurman Poe Humanitarian Award on behalf of her sister, Prudence J. Shumm, after Shumm was announced the posthumous winner of the society’s top award. Presenting the award is Jean Wilson (right), the Huntington animal control officer and manager of the humane shelter. The presentation was made during the Humane Society’s annual dinner on Tuesday, March 14, at Huntington University.