Mayor Wharton made a speech yesterday and mentioned the city pound, which has been without leadership for months:
Wharton said people shouldn’t be surprised that it’s been so hard to find a director, “particularly in light of the bad name Memphis has gotten and relentless attacks folks that come in will have to expect.”
First of all: The bad name Memphis has earned.
As far as “relentless attacks” – well sure, that’s possible, although I certainly hope not. I hope the mayor will put someone in charge who is committed to saving pets’ lives using every available means. If he does, that person can expect relentless support from relentless networkers and relentless donors. Yeah, we’re annoying like that. Just give us a chance to show it!
However, if the mayor already has his mind made up about putting someone in place who’ll do the same things MAS has always done, it’s logical for him to expect the same results he’s always gotten.
A proven model of success continues to be available, Memphis – a n y t i m e…
(Thanks Clarice for the link.)