Brock Olson of Amboy, grandson of Marsha and Mike Koppien, celebrated his 9th birthday with family and friends on Sunday, Nov. 17. In lieu of gifts, he asked that everyone donate to Rescue Warriors Corp where he got his beloved Sparty four years ago. A foster family came to the party, along with their dog, Maggie, to accept the donations and to talk about what it is like to foster a dog. Maggie looked adorable in her party hat and sweater. Rescue Warriors Corp is located in Elgin and rescues from high kill shelters throughout the Midwest region. The Corp has no central facility and relies solely on foster homes to care for pets. Their website is www.rescuewarriorscorp.org and phone is 630-474-4792.