Jim Bly presents a check to Jo Newton, owner of Artesia Car Parts, in the amount of $1,500 from the recycling of cardboard, newspapers, magazines and aluminum cans. The local business gathers items for recycling and donates the proceeds to the BPO Does for their sponsored charity, Dogs for the Deaf. Pictured from left are Belinda Puckett, Ellen Tomberlin, Newton, Bly, Robin Dickson, Ken Newton and Linda Stevens. Grace Miller – Daily Press

Jim Bly presents a check to Jo Newton, owner of Artesia Car Parts, in the amount of $1,500 from the recycling of cardboard, newspapers, magazines and aluminum cans. The local business gathers items for recycling and donates the proceeds to the BPO Does for their sponsored charity, Dogs for the Deaf. Pictured from left are Belinda Puckett, Ellen Tomberlin, Newton, Bly, Robin Dickson, Ken Newton and Linda Stevens. Grace Miller – Daily Press

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Over the past two years, Ken and Jo Newton, owners of Artesia Car Parts, have significantly expanded a recycling effort that has resulted in much-needed funds for Dogs for the Deaf, a BPO Does-sponsored organization that trains assistance dogs for the hearing impaired, autistic and physically challenged.
The Newtons gather cardboard, newspapers, magazines and aluminum cans at Artesia Car Parts for recycling and donate the proceeds to the local Does chapter. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.