Jefferson Parish Award
The Proclamation was given to Marty & Amanda St John for the invaluable service in assisting with the pet evacuation transportation for the State of Louisiana, and in particular the Jefferson Parish evacuation exercise. (June 2007)
Pioneer Spirit Award
The prestigious Pioneer Sprit Award was presented to Marty & Amanda St John on August 29, 2008, the day Hurricane Gustav took aim for New Orleans. What followed was the largest pet evacuation ever in the United States, where Marty & Amanda St John and their volunteers provided over 100 trucks to the State of Louisiana, to evacuate up to 7,000 to 10,000 animals.
The award was presented to Marty & Amanda St John “For your extraordinary vision, determination and compassion in rebuilding the City of New Orleans, and the State of Louisiana.” The award was presented by the Humane Society of Louisiana and everyone promptly evacuated the city!
Recognition Award for outstanding work
Marty & Amanda St John in New Orleans are recognized for their outstanding work by Los Angeles City Councilperson Wendy Greuel and State of California U.S. Congressman, Brad Sherman. State Assembly Member Cindy Montanez makes the presentation at the official “Day of the Horse” a day dedicated to Marty & Amanda St John. (Nov. 2005)