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Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League Announces New Additions to their Board of Directors

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (March 24, 2022) Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League is pleased to announce that the following community leaders have joined its Board of Directors: George A. Cohon, Stacey Leuliette, Danielle H. Moore, and Betsy Turner.

George A. Cohon is the Founder of McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited, McDonald’s in Russia, and RMHC in Canada and Russia. Born in Chicago, Illinois, George graduated from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, and is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Law with a Juris Doctorate degree in law. He is also a best-selling author and has the distinction of holding the highest public service awards from three continents. George has received a multitude of other awards and honors bestowed upon him in recognition of his outstanding achievements and accomplishments in both business and charitable endeavors. A Canadian citizen, George and his wife live in Toronto and spend the winters in Palm Beach, Florida.

Stacey Leuliette is the largest franchisee for The Scout Guide, a publication focused on celebrating and supporting small business and the community. As owner and editor of The Scout Guide Palm Beach, The Scout Guide Hamptons, The Scout Guide Nantucket, and The Scout Guide Jupiter & Palm Beach Gardens, Stacey's role is to be an advocate and ambassador for independently owned businesses and organizations in the community and causes she believes in. An honors graduate of Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business, Stacey also has an interior design business.

Stacey lends her time and expertise to numerous nonprofits. She served on the Founders Junior Council at The Detroit Institute of Arts and as event chair of the largest annual fundraiser: Cirque. Currently, she proudly supports Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League, The Hanley Foundation, Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach, The Norton Museum of Art, The Historical Society of Palm Beach County, Center for Family Services, The Everglades Foundation, Palm Beach Atlantic's Titus Center for Franchising, Hope for Depression Research Foundation, Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals, Alliance for Eating Disorders, The Society of The Four Arts, and Nantucket Historical Association.

Danielle H. Moore was born in New York City and has been a lifelong resident of Palm Beach, Florida. She graduated from Rosarian Academy in 1981 and received an A.B. in American History from Duke University in 1985.

Danielle is currently the President of The Mary Alice Fortin Foundation, Inc. and Fortin Enterprises and the Vice President of The Fortin Foundation of Florida, Inc. In addition, she serves as a Director of The Barker Welfare Foundation and is a member of its Finance and Executive Committees. The Barker Welfare Foundation is a 75-year-old family foundation based in New York. She currently serves on the Executive Committees of the Boys and Girls Club of Palm Beach County, and she is a member of the Executive Committee of the Town of Palm Beach United Way. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Town of Palm Beach Preservation Foundation, a Director of the Duke Kenan Board of Ethics, a Board Member at Rosarian Academy, an Ex-Officio Member of The Historical Society of Palm Beach County, and a Director of The Women's Southern Golf Association. She has previously served as the Chairman of the Town of Palm Beach United Way, Chairman of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County, and on the Boards of The ARC of Palm Beach County, Town of Palm Beach Recreation Advisory Commission, Town of Palm Beach Planning and Zoning Commission, The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, The Garden Club of Palm Beach, and the Women's Trans National Golf Association.  

In 2015, Danielle was elected to The Town of Palm Beach Town Council. In 2021 she was elected Mayor of The Town of Palm Beach. 

A licensed Realtor-Associate since 1986, Danielle is currently associated with the firm of Brown Harris Stevens in Palm Beach.

Betsy Turner is a Senior Vice President-Senior Portfolio Manager at Northern Trust Bank in Palm Beach.

In addition to serving on Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League’s Board of Directors, Betsy also serves as Vice President for the Palm Beach Island Hospice Foundation, Trustee and Panel Chair-Funds Allocations for the Town of Palm Beach United Way, Director of the Mary Alice Fortin Foundation, and the Barker Welfare Foundation, Member of the Elizabeth Miller Strickland Women’s Leadership Council at High Point University. She is a past Board of Trustees Chair of the Madeira School.

Betsy earned a B.A. in Economics and Politics from Lake Forest University. Betsy lives in Palm Beach with her husband, Wally, Senior Global Advisor for Sotheby's International Real Estate.

About Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League:

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League saves more lives than any other rescue organization in Palm Beach County and provides critical services to more than 30,000 animals each year.

The Mission of the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League is to provide shelter to lost, homeless, and unwanted animals, to provide spay and neuter and other medical services for companion animals, and to care for, protect, and find quality homes for homeless and neglected companion animals, to advocate animal welfare, community involvement, and education to further the bond between people and animals. Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League has a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest independent charity navigator. Peggy Adams is an independent nonprofit animal rescue organization operating continuously since 1925. For more information and to donate, please visit PeggyAdams.org.

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Media Contact: Cara MacVane, Email; 561.685.2342

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League Contact: Lauren Ellis, Email; (Office) 561.472.8845

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