Recovery home’s dog gets a name
June 21, 2012 10:24AM
Updated: July 26, 2012 6:07AM
JOLIET — Hannah Boyer of Minooka Intermediate School won the contest to name the shelter dog adopted by the Will County Drug Court to live in its Miller Taylor House recovery home, Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow announced.
Hannah, 11, was one of several students from the more than 120 who entered the contest who felt Millie would be the best name for the friendly female dog that was adopted earlier this year from Joliet Township Animal Control’s shelter. Hannah’s name was drawn from a hat.
Joliet Elks Lodge 296 partnered with the Will County Drug Court and the state’s attorney’s office to sponsor the contest. As the winner, Hannah received $50 and a dinner for her entire family at the Elks Lodge.
She also dropped by Glasgow’s office last week with her parents to meet Millie for the first time and to pose for pictures with Glasgow and Jeff Sterr, the Joliet Elks’ president. Millie was happy to receive a goody bag filled with doggie treats and doggie toys that Hannah brought.
“Millie is the perfect name for our dog and a great way to honor Miller Taylor, who is the namesake of our recovery house,” Glasgow said.
Miller Taylor was one of the Will County Drug Court’s first graduates.