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September 12 from 3:30-5:00pm
In honor of Assisted Living Week we welcome keynote speaker Margaret Stinnett, Executive Director of Hand in Paw Animal-Assisted Therapy.
Enjoy “Puppy Chow” & Ice Cream stations and learn the Regency Retirement Village of Birmingham story: who we are and what is happening in our amazing Regency family.
Hand in Paw

About Our Keynote, Margaret Stinnett

Margaret loves working in the service of others. A native of Sylvan Springs, Alabama, Margaret started her education at Birmingham Southern College and then moved on to the University of California, Irvine. She has volunteered and worked in non-profits for over 30 years. Margaret left the Birmingham Boys Choir Executive Director job in October of 2018 and started a new adventure with Hand in Paw in November of 2018. She is excited about the successful Capital Campaign of Hand in Paw, and along with a strong staff, volunteers, community partners and a very devoted Board of Directors, she knows the future is bright for Hand in Paw! Margaret shares her home with children, cats, dogs and a lot of laughter. If she has a spare moment, she dreams of Paris, sits down to play the piano or watch The Office.

About Hand in Paw


To improve human health and well-being through Animal-Assisted Therapy.

Hand in Paw’s professionally-trained volunteer handler and animal Therapy Teams help improve people’s day to day lives in several medical centers, schools, and human service organizations throughout North Central Alabama and Tuscaloosa. Our volunteer teams make thousands of beneficial visits through community events and participating communities each year, helping countless children with special needs, at-risk youth, struggling students, and people with chronic and terminal illnesses.

At no time has Hand in Paw charged for its services.

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