On Tuesday, April 2, LCC K-9 Police Ministry Dogs Shiloh (Christ Our Savior – Dixon, Illinois), and Gracie (Trinity – Davenport, Iowa), along with LCC K-9 Comfort Dog Adeena (St. John – Burlington, Illinois) attended the Quad Cities Regional Disaster Conference in Bettendorf, Iowa. The conference was held for police, fire, EMS, elected officials, school officials, public health workers, and CERT volunteers.
Patrick Quinn, LCC K-9 Police Ministry Coordinator, gave a presentation on the K-9 Ministries of Lutheran Church Charities, and conference attendees got to meet all the dogs at their vendor table, where much comfort was shared.
Police Ministry Dog Gracie attended with her law enforcement handler Scott Sievert and Top Dog, Jane Marsh-Johnson; Adeena Comfort Dog attended with Top Dog Shar Farran and Dave Farran; and Police Ministry Dog Shiloh attended with K-9 Police Ministry Coordinator Patrick Quinn and Cherie Quinn. Also pictured is the Conference Coordinator Kate Meyer from the Rock Island Health Department.