Thursday, May 10, 2012

Upcoming MWDR Fundraiser - UPDATE!

If you live in the MidWest, you're really not gonna wanna miss this!  Our good pals 'Turbo' and 'Lily' write:


Dear Joey & Rowdy,

We have an update for all the dachshunds who plan on attending THE Sausage-Dog Event of the season!

The Cross Town Bark Around Fundraiser sponsored by MidWest Dachshund Rescue...Saturday May 19th 2012,  11:30AM to 4:00 PM at the DuPage County Fairgrounds,2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton, Illinois
Will be opening 1/2 hour early, at 11:30AM,  to accommodate the expected sheer volume of veenerdog participation.

Mom and dad are all about the fabulous raffle prizes, silent auctions, meeting the foster dogs and the Doxie General Store full of dachshund-specific merchandise for sale.

Let's talk about some of the prizes.We dachshunds cannot attend a Cubs or Sox game, fly on Southwest Airlines or go to Disneyworld or a Coldplay concert. And the last time we tried to get into The Drake Hotel it didn't end well!!!

We are all about the Weiner Games! The doxie races, the canine camaraderie! We've never 'smelled' so many new friends before in one place. Our schnozzes will be on hiny-overload! And of course we expect a morsel of your free hot dog to land our way (*wink wink*).

Here is the list of activities:

Event Schedule:
12:30 Foster Dog Parade
1:00   Kissing Contest, Peanut Butter Lick contest, Hot Dog Dunk, Costume Contest
2:15  50/50 Raffle Drawing Winner
2:30  Raffle Drawings Begin-Must be present to win
3:15  Silent Auction Closes
3:15  Wiener Races follows Silent Auction - Pre-registration table open till 1:30

Activities Going on All Day:
Hot dog and drink included with admission
Nail Trims by Lisa - $5.00 per dog.Until 3:00PM
Walk your Dog Cake Walk - $1.00 to play
Doxie Photos in Wienermobile Pedal Car- $10.00
Ask the Trainer Booth/Teach a Dog a trick Booth/Narnia Pet Behavior Training & Wiggle and Wags
Paw Painting $2.00 for a matted picture/$3.00on canvas
Micro Chip Clinic - $30.00 includes registration
Bake Sale - Home made goodies for you and your pet
Doxie General Store - Purchase beds,blankets, harnesses and other hand made doxie-related items
We accept cash or checks only

And how's this for a warm fuzzy: All of the proceeds go to help vet MidWest Dachshund Rescue's foster dogs.
There are 10 new kids coming in this week alone and one is gonna be a new momma any day now!

Hope to see you there!

Hugs and dog kisses,            
Turbo & Lily

Miss Roxy is all ready to go to the MidWest Dachshund Rescue Cross Town Bark Around fundraiser!!!!

1 comment:

Lori said...

Fabulous job Turbo and Lily!

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