Former running star goes to the dogs, in a good way

Canine Companions for Independence was founded in Santa Rosa in July 1975.
Montgomery running star, Heidi Messerschmitt, was the 1976 North Bay League Cross Country Champion.

Heidi Messerschmitt is third from the left.

Heidi “Cummings” is now married and living in Ashburn, Virginia.
She had seen the CCI program back then and recently was featured in her local magazine for being a part of it now.