Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano, (from left) Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm and Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter participate in opening remarks at a ceremony for the 99th meeting of the National Governor's Association conference along the shore of Grand Traverse Bay, on July 21, 2007, in Traverse City, Mich.
Bill Ritter, Alice Stockton-Rossini,and Deborah King congratulating Max V. Pomeranz- the recipient of the "Special Friends" Award. Max does so much to enhance the quality of life for people who have Alzheimer's and dementia. For almost 7 years, since he was a puppy, Max has been helping several of the quieter residents come alive and find joy in the simple pleasures of interacting with and loving a good pet. #WTEA #ENDALZ Photography by Ronald L. Glassman