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GDA Volunteers Pick Up “T,” “V,” W,” and “A” Litters!

Guide Dogs of America’s volunteer puppy raiser families foster our puppies from the age of 7 weeks until the dogs enter formal guide dog training at around 18 months of age. Volunteer puppy raisers recently picked up GDA’s “T,” “V,” “W,” and “A” litters.
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GDA Closed

July 4, 2016

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Independence Day.


Puppy Putt

July 9, 2016

The IAM&AW District 751 Puppy Putt to benefit Guide Dogs of America is set for July 9! The motorcycle ride’s north end starting point will be Sound Harley-Davidson located at 16212 Smokey Point Blvd. Marysville, Washington, 98271. The motorcycle ride’s south end starting point will be Northwest Harley-Davidson located at 8000 Freedom Lane NW Lacey, Washington 98516. The motorcycle ride’s end point will be IAM&AW District 751’s Seattle Union Hall located at 9135 15th Place South Seattle, Washington 98108. Each direction will have three stops.
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Graduation!

July 10, 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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18th Annual Run for the Dogs

July 16, 2016
Lynnwood, WA

18th Annual Run for the Dogs
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Hawgs For Dogs Lincoln, NE Chapter 8th Annual Poker Run

July 16, 2016
Lincoln, NE

The Hawgs For Dogs Lincoln, Nebraska Chapter’s 8th Annual Poker Run is set for July 16, 2016. All bikes and vehicles welcome! This ride benefits Guide Dogs of America. Check in from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Frontier Harley Davidson.
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7th Annual Guide Dogs of America Charity Golf Tournament

July 17, 2016
Redmond, WA

IAM&AW District 751 is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Guide Dogs of America Golf Tournament is set for Sunday, July 17, at Willows Run Golf Course located at 10402 Willows Rd. NE in Redmond, Washington 98052. Registration fee is $110 per golfer, which covers green fees, cart rental, tournament T-shirt, and a buffet at the end of play.
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Dinner In The Dark

July 23, 2016
Camarillo, CA

The Camarillo/Somis Pleasant Valley Lions Club presents Dinner in the Dark on Saturday, July 23, to benefit Guide Dogs of America. Please join us for an “eye-opening” dining experience and an evening of “fun-raising” starting at 6 pm. at the Camarillo Community Center located at 1605 Burnley St. in Camarillo.
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2nd Annual Guide Dogs of America Fishing Tournament

July 30, 2016
Corpus Christi, TX

Please join The Young Machinists of Texas for the 2nd Annual Guide Dogs of America Fishing Tournament on July 30, 2016! First 50 boats to register are guaranteed a spot in this tournament that benefits Guide Dogs of America. 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. then weigh-in. Lunch, Awards Ceremony, and Door Prize Drawing. Bluff’s Landing 4242 Laguna Shoes Road Corpus Christi, TX 78418.
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5th Annual Tennessee Hawgs for Dogs Earl Tuck Memorial Ride

July 30, 2016
Murfreesboro, TN

The 5th Annual Tennessee Hawgs for Dogs Earl Tuck Memorial Ride is set for Saturday, July 30, 2016, rain or shine! Sponsored by International Association of Machinists Local Lodge 1501, proceeds from this event will benefit Guide Dogs of America.
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Friends of guidedogsofamerica.org Fundraiser Ride

July 30, 2016
Glendale, CA

Due to ongoing construction at Guide Dogs of America’s campus located at 13445 Glenoaks Blvd., Sylmar Ca. 91342, GDA’s annual Ride for Guides was canceled. While we are unable to replace this very successful and well supported ride for this worthy cause, this is our best effort to help out. We are asking for your help to bring much needed support for all the work that the school has done to make this ride so successful in the past. We can help in their efforts to help those in need.
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16th Annual Minnesota Chapter Charity Golf Tournament

August 1, 2016
St. Paul, MN

Minnesota Machinists are proud to sponsor the 16th Annual Guide Dogs of America Minnesota Chapter Charity Golf Tournament “John Massetti Memorial” set for Monday August 1, 2016 at Hillcrest Golf Club, 2200 Larpenteur Avenue St. Paul, Minnesota, 55109.
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IAM&AW District 9’s Five Mile Float

August 5, 2016
Leasburg, MO

Join us for a family friendly weekend of fun at Ozark Outdoors Riverfront Resort in Leasburg, Missouri on Friday, August 5, and Saturday, August 6, 2016! A five mile float on three rivers: Meramec, Huzzah, and Courtois Rivers on Saturday, August 6, beginning at 10 a.m.
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15th Annual United Way/GDA Golf Tournament

August 6, 2016
Feeding Hills, MA

The 15th Annual United Way/GDA Golf Tournament is set for August 6, 2016 at Oak Ridge Country Club located at 850 South Westfield Street, Feeding Hills, MA, 01030. Our goal is to raise more than $40,000 to sponsor a guide dog team. Join us for a fun-filled day of golf and free gifts for all!
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GDA Presents Suzanne Clothier

August 12, 2016
Sylmar, CA

GDA Presents Puppy Raising Expert Suzanne Clothier

GDA is pleased to host Suzanne Clothier for an exciting three-day seminar. Suzanne has raised eight generations of her Hawks Hunt German Shepherds, as well as litters of other breeds. Her approach to puppy raising has helped private breeders of several breeds raise “the best puppies ever.” Most notably, her ideas have been put to the test since 2008 being used with thousands of puppies at multiple guide and service dog schools.
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Sepulveda Building Materials 36th Annual Golf Gala

August 12, 2016
Corona, CA

Save the date! Sepulveda Building Materials 36th Annual Golf Gala is set for Friday, August 12, 2016. This great day to benefit GDA will be held at Green River Golf Club located at 5215 Green River Rd., Corona, CA, 92880


IAM District Lodge 8 Clarence E. “Smitty” Smith Charitable Golf Outing

August 19, 2016
Woodridge, IL

The IAM District Lodge 8 Clarence E. “Smitty” Smith Charitable Golf Outing to benefit Guide Dogs of America is set for Friday, August 19, 2016, at Village Greens of Woodridge located at 1575 W. 75th Street in Woodridge, Illinois 60517.
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Bill Baker Memorial Steel and Wheel Supershow

August 20, 2016
Everett, WA

The Bill Baker Memorial Steel and Wheel Supershow to benefit Guide Dogs of America is set for Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. rain or shine!
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8th Annual Stansbury Days Car Show

August 20, 2016
Stansbury Park, UT

8th Annual Stansbury Days Car Show benefiting Guide Dogs of America

August 20, 2016 in Stansbury Park, Utah.
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IAM District 751 – Eastern Washington 4th Annual Guide Dogs of America Trap Shoot

August 20, 2016
Greenacres, WA

The IAM District 751 – Eastern Washington 4th Annual Guide Dogs of America Trap Shoot will held Saturday, August 20, 2016 at the Spokane Gun Club located at 19615 E. Sprague Ave, Greenacres, WA.
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10th Annual Chuck Drake Guide Dog Dash

August 27, 2016
Gladstone, OR

The 10th Annual Chuck Drake Guide Dog Dash is set for Saturday, August 27, starting at 9 a.m.! First ride out at 9:30 a.m., last ride out at 10:30 a.m. The ride starts and finishes at IAMAW District W24 Hall located at 25 Cornell Ave., in Gladstone, Oregon.
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13th Annual District 15 Charles W. Foley Memorial Golf Tournament

August 29, 2016
Northborough, MA

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, District 15, is proud to announce the Thirteenth Annual District 15 Charles W. Foley Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit Guide Dogs of America. Please join us on Monday, August 29, 2016 at the Juniper Hill Golf Course in Northborough, Massachusetts.
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GDA Closed

September 5, 2016

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Labor Day.


28th Annual IAM District W24 Guide Dogs of America Golf Tournament

September 12, 2016
Portland, OR

The 28th Annual IAM District W24 Guide Dogs of America Golf Tournament takes place September 16, 2016 at Heron Lakes Golf Club located at 3500 N. Victory Blvd., Portland, OR 97217.
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19th Annual Guide Dogs of America Golf Tournament

September 14, 2016
Brooklyn, NY

The 19th Annual Guide Dogs of America Golf Tournament sponsored by IAMAW and Guide Dogs of America is set for Wednesday, September 14, 2016. This great day to benefit GDA will take place at Dyker Beach Golf Course located at 1013 86th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11228.
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4th Annual Bob Martinez Golf Tournament

September 24, 2016
Fort Worth, TX

Join IAM District 776 for a great day of golf, lunch, prizes and trophies! The 4th Annual Bob Martinez Golf Tournament benefitting Guide Dogs of America is set for Saturday, September 24, 2016, at The Resort Golf Club in Fort Worth, Texas.
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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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36th Annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet & Golf Tournament

November 17, 2016
Las Vegas, NV

Save the date! Guide Dogs of America’s 36th Annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet & Golf Tournament is set for November 17-19, 2016. The banquet will be held at Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino located at 3655 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89109.


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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