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Recurring Donations: Give Monthly, Give Mobility

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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2nd Annual Sporting Clays Shoot

May 3, 2014
Puyallup, WA

Come join District 751 Local Lodge C at their 2nd Annual Sporting Clays Shoot event on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the Sumner Sportsmen’s Association, benefitting Guide Dogs of America.
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Saturday Obedience Class

May 10, 2014
Sylmar, CA

9:00-10:00—DOGS 11 MONTHS AND OLDER
10:30-11:30—DOGS 9 MONTHS TO 10 MONTHS
12:00-1:00— DOGS 5 months TO 8 MONTHS
1:30-2:30—7 weeks to 4 months

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SPRING 2014 SPORTING CLAYS FOR GUIDE DOGS OF AMERICA

May 17, 2014
Brighton, CO

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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11th Annual Ride for Guides

May 18, 2014
Santa Clarita, CA

Ride for Guides is one of GDA’s biggest rides. Celebrating our 11th Anniversary will be hundreds of riders participating in this puppy-filled poker run.
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GDA Closed

May 19, 2014

Guide Dogs of America will be closed the Monday after the “Ride for Guides” event.


GDA Closed

May 26, 2014

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Memorial Day.


Guide Dogs of America’s annual Online Silent Auction

June 5, 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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Flight for Sight Fun Run & Walk

June 7, 2014

plane holding puppy's leashWe hope you are able to join us for the 13th Annual Flight for Sight Fun Run & Walk on Saturday, June 7. This USATF certified race is sponsored by IAM Offices in Everett, Auburn, Renton, and Seattle Washington.

5K & 10K USATF certified runs
1 mile non-competitive walk
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10th Annual Guide Dogs of America Golf Outing

June 7, 2014
Mansfield, OH

The 10th Annual Guide Dogs of America Golf Outing (4 person scramble) will be held on June 7th, 2014 at “The Woods at Possum Run” 1313 S. Main St., Mansfield, OH. Shotgun start at 8AM, Rain or Shine. Limited to the first 36 Teams. Entry Fee $50.00 per person. 18 Holes of Golf w/cart and Lunch provided by: “The Woods at Possum Run Bar & Grill”.
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Chapter Nine Golf Tournament

June 14, 2014

IAMAW Chapter 9 will be holding its annual Guide Dogs of America, Chapter Nine Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 14th, 2014.

More information to follow.


23rd Annual Ride for the Guide – Poker Run

June 21, 2014
Ashland, OH

The IAMAW Local Lodge 1297 invites you to participate in the 23rd Annual Ride for the Guides – Poker Run on June 21st, 2014 starting at Pentair Water (F.E.Myers) Parking Lot, 1101 Myers Parkway(off 9th St.), Ashland, OH 44805 and finishing at Town and Country Camp Resort 7555 Shilling Rd, West Salem, OH 44287.
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GDA Closed

July 4, 2014

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Independence Day, Friday July 4th.


25th Annual Hawgs for Dogs Ride

July 12, 2014
Blaine, MN

All motorcycles welcome Saturday and Sunday, July 12 and 13th, 2014. Leaving Saturday from Twin Cities Harley Davidson in Blaine, Minnesota, arriving at Hotel Marshfield in Marshfield Wisconsin, and returning on Sunday July 13th.
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2014 Puppy Putt – Motorcycle Run

July 12, 2014
Marysville, WA

All Breed Puppy PuttJoin IAM&AW Distric 751 for the 12th Puppy Putt Motorcycle Ride. Save money by buying your tickets in advance! All proceeds benefiting Guide Dogs of America.

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Graduation!

July 13, 2014
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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Jimmy Darrah Memorial Salmon Derby

July 26, 2014
Westport, Washington, WA

“Hooking Up for Guide Dogs”

SAVE THE DATE
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The Michael & Joyce Day Memorial Guide Dogs of America Charity Golf Tournament

August 15, 2014

Save the date! The Michael & Joyce Day Memorial Guide Dogs of America Charity Golf Tournament will be held Friday, August 15, 2014. Formerly known as the DL-190 Guide Dog Golf Tournament, this great event is hosted by District Lodge 190 in Oakland, California.


6th Annual Stansbury Days Car Show

August 16, 2014

The 6th Annual Stansbury Days Car Show in Stansbury Park, Utah benefiting Guide Dogs of America will be held on Saturday, August 16th, 2014. Registration will begin at 8:30 AM. Show starts at 10:00 AM with Awards at 3:00 PM.
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Jeff Goen Memorial Ride for Guide Dogs

August 23, 2014
Marietta, GA

Save the date!

The Jeff Goen Memorial Ride for Guide Dogs is set for Saturday, August 23, 2014. The event is sponsored by IAMAW Local Lodge 709 in Marietta, Georgia. All proceeds will benefit Guide Dogs of America.


GDA Closed

September 1, 2014

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Labor Day.


Graduation!

October 19, 2014
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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GDA Closed

November 11, 2014

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Veteran’s Day.


34th Annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet

November 20, 2014
Las Vegas, NV

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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GDA Closed

November 27, 2014

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Thanksgiving Day.


GDA Closed

November 28, 2014

Guide Dogs of America will be closed for Thanksgiving.


Graduation!

December 20, 2014
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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GDA Closed

December 24, 2014

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Christmas Eve.


GDA Closed

December 25, 2014

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Christmas Day.


GDA Closed

December 31, 2014

Guide Dogs of America will be closed New Year’s Eve.


GDA Closed

January 1, 2015

Guide Dogs of America will be closed New Year’s Day.


Graduation!

January 25, 2015
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!

April 19, 2015
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 12, 2015
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!

October 18, 2015
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 19, 2015
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!

January 24, 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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Graduation!

April 24, 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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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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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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Graduation!

December 17, 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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