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  1. Guy Pidgeon, DVM, DACVIM Named Germinder20 Power of Pink Honoree

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    Guy Pidgeon

    Celebrated Professor to Industry Exec To AMC CEO to ACVIM Chair to Western Veterinary Conference CEO, Emeritus

    Germinder + Associates has named Guy Pidgeon, DVM, ACVIM, a distinguished thirty-eight year career board-certified diplomate in veterinary medicine and U.S. Marine Corps veteran as the eighth #Germinder20 #PowerofPink Honoree to receive the award. Dr. Pidgeon has designated his veterinary school alma mater, the Colorado State College of Veterinary Medicine to receive his $1,000 Honoree donation. In accepting the honor, Dr. Pidgeon said,

    “It’s a distinct honor to be included in the company of my peers for this award. Giving back is important for every profession and I appreciate what Lea-Ann is doing with this program to benefit the veterinary profession, my colleagues and those organizations we hold dear,” said Guy Pidgeon, DVM, DACVIM.

    To read the full release, click here.

  2. Mary Beth Leininger, DVM, First President of AVMA Named Germinder20 Power of Pink Honoree

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    PowerofPink Leininger

    Honoree Story Celebrates Fifty-Years of Service

    From Private Practice to First Woman President of the AVMA to

    Industry Leader & More  

    New York – July 26, 2018 — Germinder + Associates has named Mary Beth Leininger, DVM, a veterinarian for more than five decades and the first woman president of the American Veterinary Medical Association as the seventh #Germinder20 #PowerofPinkHonoree to receive the award. Leininger has designated the student scholarship fund at Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine to receive the $1,000 Germinder Honoree donation. #Germinder20 #PowerofPinkHonoree

    “Dr. Leininger is beloved by her colleagues, she excels at everything she does, and her love of veterinary medicine knows no bounds. My gratitude to this amazing Honoree deepens with every passing year. She epitomizes all that is right with veterinary medicine, never wavering from her core beliefs. We all still have so much to learn from her,” said Lea-Ann Germinder, President, Germinder + Associates, Inc.

    Germinder and Dr. Leininger first met when Dr. Leininger was the President-Elect of the AVMA and Germinder presented “Pets Need Dental Care, Too!” to the AVMA PR Council. Later they worked together on dozens of media interviews during Dr. Leininger’s tenure as AVMA president, as spokesperson for National Veterinary Month and later as Dr. Leininger oversaw the Mark Morris and Leo Bustad Award programs for Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc.

    “It is so generous of Lea-Ann to include me as one of her Germinder20 Power of Pink Honorees! I have treasured the many years we have worked together and am grateful to call her my friend,” said Dr. Leininger.  

    To read the full release and the interview visit Goodnewsforpets.com.  Germinder + Associates provides strategic counsel to full service campaigns. The agency is celebrating its 20th anniversary. For more information contact Lea-Ann Germinder at 917-334-8682.



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