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Fall 1998 Vol.22 No.4
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OTS Update

The 5th Annual Road Race, sponsored by the Omega Tau Sigma veterinary fraternity, attracted a record 247 entrants and raised $4,000. The race, held September 13, was dedicated to the memory of Lisa Coole, a veterinary student killed in a car accident May 16 as she set out for Peoria to adopt a greyhound. The event raised money for Canine Companions for Independence, which provides service dogs for individuals with handicaps. Fifty-five DVM students volunteered to make the race a success.

In mid October, many OTS members also traveled to the Annual Grand Council in Michigan, while others hosted a get-together of OTS alumni in Urbana for Annual Fall Conference. Other activities of the group include monthly visits with pets to local nursing homes, pet wash fund-raisers, and social events.

For more information about OTS activities, contact: Jim Turmo or Lisa DeYoung, c/o OTS House, 801 W. Oregon St., Urbana, IL 61801.


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