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Newsletter Available

The December-January edition of the CGA Newsletter is available.

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This edition includes the following:

  • Donate on Colorado Gives Day
  • New Adoptions
  • Greyhound Gourmet
  • Ask The Trainer: Preventing Aggression

Colorado Greyhound Adoption publishes a bimonthly newsletter to its members. It contains newsworthy items around the organization, training questions and answers, and various stories about greyhounds in retirement.

The newsletters also highlights the wonderful veterinary hospitals that donate their time and services to help our hounds.

To find archived newsletters, click here.

 

Vet Cookie Plate Gathering

Sunday, December 4th, 2016, noon.

CGA works with dozens of vet offices all over Colorado. These vets donate their services for our foster hounds such as spays/neuters, shots, dental work, and discounts. In an effort to show our appreciation, volunteers get together for a cookie plate gathering.

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Please help out!

If you could bake some cookies or make other goodies, bring them to the cookie plate gathering, and prepare to have fun!

If you can't make it to the gathering, but still have time to bake, email Rene at couchpups@comcast.net and she will find someone close to you who can deliver your cookies to the gathering.

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Colorado Gives Day, Tuesday, December 6th.

What a Difference a Greyt Heart Makes!

Daytona Greyhounds are an amazing, docile, funny, sophisticated, gentle, smart, and lazy breed that will show you what it means to be loved.

There are many wonderful hounds waiting for their forever homes and many people who are equally waiting for their lives to be changed without even knowing it.

Please help us reach our goal of $25,000 on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, Colorado Gives Day! A pre-schedule one-time donation for December 6th will go
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altInterested in some Trivia for a cause?

FirstBank is facilitating a fun trivia contest on their Facebook from Tuesday, November 29th, through Monday, December 5th.

Trivia questions will be asked twice per day (morning and evening). Each trivia winner, drawn randomly from all names posting correct answers, will choose a nonprofit profiled on ColroadoGives.org to receive the prize.

In addition to the trivia, FirstBank will ask people to post #COGivesDay and their favorite nonprofit profiled on ColoradoGives on FirstBank's Facebook page.

Five randomly drawn names will win a cash prize for the nonprofit they posted about.

Don't forget Colorado Gives Day, is December 6th, pre-schedule your donation for December 6th, now.
 

Open Volunteer Positions

Would you Help?

It takes a great deal of effort from a large number of people to keep our efforts going and successful.

CGA needs to fill these new and very important positions:

Events Coordinator

Vet Recruiter

If you have any additional questions, please contact Naomi Weaver at greytgirl2002@yahoo.com.

Click here for Ongoing Areas of Opportunity
 

Dances With Greyhounds: 19 Years and Counting.

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Join us for our Annual Fundraising Dinner and Auction.  Enjoy appetizers, dinner, and listen to our guest speaker, Dr. Stacey Jones.

The evening will be topped off with the traditional Live "Wild" Auction starring Jayson and Vaughn, and our annual video of some greythounds.

Saturday, November  19, 2016

Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada 80003

Social Time & Cocktails at 6:30
Dinner at 7:00

Dinner is $25 per person.
RSVP by November 13th, online at the CGA store.

Check out our facebook page for announcements and updates.

If you would like to make your hound a 'star', please send pictures not previously featured the annual videos to cgapics@comcast.net.  The deadline is Friday, November 4th.

 

CGA 2016 Annual Picnic

Are you ready for the party!

Hounds bring your humans, too!

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Greythounds,

Bring your human(s) to our Annual CGA Picnic on Sunday, September 25, at Highland Heritage Regional Park on 9651 S. Quebec near C470 & Quebec in Highlands Ranch.

The fun begins at noon and last until 4:00 pm.

Hounds are free, of course! but your humans aren't.

The cost is $5/person or $15 per family.

Some Agenda Items for the Day

'Jar of Change' CHALLENGE - For details, click here.

CGA Store - Stop and Shop 'til you drop. Pre-order the Limited edition t-shirt designed by Legend High School Graphic Design program before September 12th and have your swag waiting for you at the store.

  • Volunteers sign up here. If you volunteer you will receive 50% off any store item.

SILENT AUCTION - Wonderful baskets, collars, and other great gifts to bid on.

FOSTER SWAP - Bring any gently used items you no longer need for the foster family swap - bed, feeders, booties, etc.

BAKE SALE - Warm up your baking pans and bring goodies for human, hounds, or both for the bake sale. Please label baked goods with ingredients.

HOUND ENTERTAINMENT - many fun games planned!

VENDORS

Find out who is going and updates to the activities for the day on our facebook page.

All money raised will go to CGA and helping future hounds find their forever homes!
 

Golf Tournament Sign Up

CGA Golf Tournament
It is time to register for CGA 16th Annual Golf Tournament

This year, the golf tournament will be held on Saturday, July 16th.  It is an event that CGA puts on every year that gets a lot of outside exposure.  This four-person scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 7:30 am for golfers.  The entry fee will include green fee, cart, range balls, lunch and great prices.

The deadline for golfers and lunch tickets for the tournament at The Homestead at Fox Hollow in Lakewood, Colorado, is Friday, July 10th.

If you don't feel like getting up that early or are not a golfer, come join everyone for lunch.  Don't forget to arrive before lunch for a meet and greet that will be held while the golfers are on the course and shop for swag at the CGA store while you wait.
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