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GDA Volunteers Pick Up “D,” “E,” “H,” “I,” and “J” Litters!

Guide Dogs of America’s volunteer puppy raiser families foster our puppies from the age of 8 weeks until the dogs enter formal guide dog training at around 18 months of age. Volunteer puppy raisers recently picked up GDA’s “D, “E,” “H,” “I,” and “J” litters.
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Donor Spotlight – Blair Brignall

A Trip to GDA Took This Partner in Trust on a Trip Down Memory Lane

The retirement community where Ms. Blair Brignall is a resident was offering a trip to Guide Dogs of America to visit the school and learn about the program and, of course, see the dogs.
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In the News: GDA at 2016 IAM Grand Lodge Convention

Guide Dogs of America President Dale E. Hartford was interviewed by CBS Chicago during the 2016 IAM Grand Lodge Convention held September 4-9 by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.
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17th Annual Sacramento Classic Auto Show

October 1, 2016
Rancho Cordova, CA

The 17th Annual Sacramento Classic Auto Show to benefit Guide Dogs of America is set for October 1, 2016 at Hagan Park!
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Inaugural Danny Givens Memorial Golf Tournament

October 8, 2016
Gulf Breeze, FL

Inaugural Danny Givens Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit Guide Dogs of America is set for October 8, 2016 at the well-manicured Tiger Point Golf Club in Gulf Breeze, Florida. Registration begins at 7:30 am, with tee-off at 8:30 am.
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Ponies by the Sea

October 9, 2016
Ventura, CA

Please join the Tri-County Mustang Club at Ventura Harbor Village on Sunday, October 19, 2016 for the Ponies by the Sea car show. Entry is free for spectators. Entry fee for show participants is $35 until October 1, $45 on the day of the show. Proceeds benefit Guide Dogs of America!
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5th Annual Robert Martinez Jr. Golf Invitational

October 9, 2016
Derby, KS

Please join us for a great day of golf on Sunday, October 9th at Hidden Lakes Golf Course located at 6020 Greenwich Road in Derby, Kansas 67037!
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Graduation!

October 23, 2016
Sylmar, CA

Join us in congratulating our graduates!

All graduations are held outside at GDA and begin promptly at 10:00 am. Everyone is welcome to come and tours are available after the ceremony.
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10th Annual Los Angeles Vision Walk

November 12, 2016
Van Nuys, CA

The 10th Annual Los Angeles Vision Walk is set for November 12, 2016 at Woodley Park in Van Nuys, Calif. Walk with the Foundation Fighting Blindness and help make the world a brighter place for millions of Americans with retinal diseases.
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36th Annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet & Golf Tournament

November 17, 2016
Las Vegas, NV

You are cordially invited to Guide Dogs of America’s 36th Annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet honoring the 2016 recipients of The Gift of Sight Award:

  • Mr. Gary Allen – General Vice President, IAM&AW
  • Mr. Robert H. Buker, Jr., President and CEO, U.S. Sugar Corporation

Guide Dogs of America 36th Annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet Saturday, November 19, 2016 in the Rivoli Ballroom at Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
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16th Annual Las Vegas Hawgs for Dogs Motorcycle Ride

November 17, 2016
Las Vegas, NV

The 16th Annual Las Vegas Hawgs for Dogs Motorcycle Ride is set for November 17, 2016. Great fun with Poker Run, Door Prizes, and lunch provided all for a great cause! All proceeds benefit Guide Dogs of America.
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5th Annual Guide Dogs Sporting Clay Event

November 17, 2016

IAM Local Lodge 845 of Las Vegas hosts the The 5th Annual Guide Dogs Sporting Clay Event set on November 17, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Clark County Shooting Complex located at 11357 North Decatur Blvd. in Las Vegas, NV, 89131.
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36th Annual Guide Dogs Charity Golf Tournament

November 18, 2016
Henderson, NV

The 36th Annual Guide Dogs Charity Golf Tournament is set for Friday, September 18, 2016 at Revere Golf Club, located at 2600 Hampton Road in Henderson, NV 89052.
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GDA Closed

November 24, 2016

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Thanksgiving Day.


GDA Closed

November 25, 2016

Guide Dogs of America will be closed the Friday after Thanksgiving Day.


GDA Closed

December 23, 2016

Guide Dogs of America will be closed the Friday before Christmas.


GDA Closed

December 24, 2016

Guide Dogs of America will be closed the Saturday before Christmas.


GDA Closed

December 30, 2016

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Friday, December 30th.


GDA Closed

January 2, 2017

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Monday, January 2.


Graduation!

January 28, 2017
Sylmar, CA

Join us in congratulating our graduates!

All graduations are held outside at GDA and begin promptly at 10:00 am. Everyone is welcome to come and tours are available after the ceremony.
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Graduation!

February 25, 2017
Sylmar, CA

Join us in congratulating our graduates!

All graduations are held outside at GDA and begin promptly at 10:00 am. Everyone is welcome to come and tours are available after the ceremony.
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Graduation!

March 25, 2017
Sylmar, CA

Join us in congratulating our graduates!

All graduations are held outside at GDA and begin promptly at 10:00 am. Everyone is welcome to come and tours are available after the ceremony.
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Graduation!

July 1, 2017
Sylmar, CA

Join us in congratulating our graduates!

All graduations are held outside at GDA and begin promptly at 10:00 am. Everyone is welcome to come and tours are available after the ceremony.
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Graduation!

July 29, 2017
Sylmar, CA

Join us in congratulating our graduates!

All graduations are held outside at GDA and begin promptly at 10:00 am. Everyone is welcome to come and tours are available after the ceremony.
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Graduation!

December 16, 2017
Sylmar, CA

Join us in congratulating our graduates!

All graduations are held outside at GDA and begin promptly at 10:00 am. Everyone is welcome to come and tours are available after the ceremony.
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