The Dedication Ceremony for our new Pets in the Park Mural was held on Sunday August 17, 2014. This new addition to our town was sponsored by The Council for the Arts of Herndon (CAH) and created by local artist Keith Naquin. Mayor Lisa Merkel dedicated the mural with the help of Vice Mayor Jennifer Baker, Council member Grace Han Wolf, immediate Past President of the CAH, Mike O’Reilly, current President of the CAH, Karen Shoemaker, member of the Board of Directors of the CAH, and Signe Friedrichs, Executive Director of the CAH.
CAH Board member Reverend LaVerne Gill spoke movingly about Dominion Animal Hospital’s proud African American history, and about Dr. Cockrell, who founded the practice. More about Dr. Cockrell, Founder of Dominion Animal Hospital.
Come on down town and enjoy our beautiful new mural and the history that goes with it!