New Puppy Love!

Our new black lab puppy is coming soon and he needs a name!

Does the memory of someone inspire you to serve others?  We’d love to hear your story!  We’re asking for inspirations to help us name our new puppyMermaid Cottages is honored to sponsor puppies to be trained in service as Guide Dogs and Service Dogs for persons with disabilities.

Share your story of inspiration and you could help us name our newest black lab puppy.  Tell us about your memories of a mentor, philanthropist, volunteer or someone who served in education, the miltary and the community that inspires you to serve others.

If you would like to help name our new puppy here’s how to submit your nomination:

Email your nomination to

Email Diane your name suggestion and tell us in whose memory you’re making your nomination.  Tell us about the person and why you would like to honor his/her memory (public/community service, mentoring, philanthropy, etc).

All nominations must be received by 5 PM, Sunday, November 27, 2011.

Diane will choose her top six names and post them on our Facebook page for everyone to vote.  The Facebook Poll will start on Monday, November 28 and votes will be collected through 6 PM, Wednesday, November 30, 2011.

This young lad will be in training to become a Guide Dog for a person with disabilities, so his name should be in honor of someone whose life was lived in service to others.

Mermaids Make A Difference.  Be Inspired.  You can make a difference, too!