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2nd Annual Trap Shoot – District 751 Local 86

Monday, April 21st, 2014

2nd Annual Trap Shoot @ Spokane Gun Club – August 10, 2014

Join IAM District 751 for the 2nd Annual Trap Shoot at Spokane Gun Club. Must RSVP by July 31, 2014. Sign in/registration begins at 9:00am. $70 per shooter. Registration includes lunch, trophies and door prizes.

Drawing to be held for Browning 12g shotgun, BBQ, and other prizes.

To register:
Call Union Hall – 509-534-9690
Email aeveland28@msn.com or call 509-953-9246

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Click here for the registration form.

Recurring Donations: Give Monthly, Give Mobility

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Give Monthly, Give Mobility

Guide Dogs of America prides itself in giving the gift of guide dogs at no charge to blind and visually impaired individuals in the U.S. and Canada. With your monthly donation you can help us reach our goal of supplying the gift of mobility to at least 50 people each year.
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SPRING 2014 SPORTING CLAYS FOR GUIDE DOGS OF AMERICA

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Sporting Clays for Guide Dogs of America – Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Join IAM Local 47 at Colorado Clays LLC in Brighton, CO and enjoy a day of Shooting Sporting Clays. Registration starts at 9:00am. All shooting levels welcome. $60 for single shooter, $240 for team of four shooters.

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2014 Quilt Raffle

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

This year’s quilt, “Whirlpool Party,” was crafted and donated by the Orange County Quilters Guild. The quilt, which measures 52″ x 52,” features 36 hand-stitched blocks and includes several blocks with intricate embroidered canine designs.
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34th Annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Save the Date

34th Annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet – Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Motorcycle Ride and Sporting Clay Event – Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Golf Tournament at Revere Golf Club – Friday, November 21st, 2014

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23rd Annual Ride for the Guide and Poker Run

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Please join IAMAW Local Lodge 1297 for their 23rd Annual “Ride for the Guide” Poker Run. All proceeds to benefit Guide Dogs of America. This is a 100 Mile Ride (with chase vehicle) for a minimum donation of $20.
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2014 Wine, Scotch, and Cigars Event

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Wine, Scotch and Cigar Event
March 15, 2014

Guide Dogs of America, Sylmar, CA

Ninety people participated in this year’s Wine, Scotch, and Cigars! We appreciate the support of our many sponsors, volunteers, and participants who helped this March 15 event on our campus be a great success. We’re grateful also to Guide Dogs of America graduate Tom Olzak who, with his guide dog Wrigley, shared his story and personal appreciation to those supporting Guide Dogs of America at this 2nd annual event.
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Guide Dogs of America Announces Expansion

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

GDA BREAKS GROUND ON THE PHIL AND MACKI SINGER VISITOR AND EDUCATION CENTER

Five times each year, a new group of students, ranging in age from 18-year-olds to senior citizens, arrives at Guide Dogs of America’s northeast San Fernando Valley campus to learn the skills that will enable them to travel, work, shop, and live life with independence.
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Walk a mile (or five!) in their shoes

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Becoming a guide dog instructor takes years of training and shoes that are made for walking. All of GDA’s licensed instructors have completed the three year apprenticeship required to earn the license from the state of California. And, between the formal training to prepare the dogs to be matched with a blind individual and the 28 days of class during which they teach students to work as a team with their new guide dog, the GDA instructors log a lot of miles, both on their feet and on the road.
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Guide Dogs of America’s annual Online Silent Auction

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Guide Dogs of America’s annual Online Silent Auction is set for June 5-15! Since 1948, GDA has been providing specially trained guide dogs to blind men and women free of charge. Fundraisers such as our Online Silent Auction are essential to help continue our mission.
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