El Defensor Chieftain presented a check to the Socorro Animal Shelter and Adoption Center for $580 from the proceeds of its Pet Parade edition featured in the June 27, 2019 edition. Pictured from left to right are Socorro Animal Shelter Director Lupe Tarango, Animal Control Officer Jake Fanning, Office Manager Marcia Amara and El Defensor Chieftain Publisher/Editor Wanda Moeller.