First, I want to thank everyone who helped me with this via this node or the CB.
in reply to Re^3: Here document construct problem
in thread Here document construct problem
Bart/blokhead pointed out that the commented subroutine calls in my example weren't infact commented as I thought they were. This allowed me to see that the issue was with an ODBC session I was having within the subroutine (printOwners) itself. I instead decided to use DBI and everything seems to be working great.