APTOS All Star Dog Run/Walk Training Program – October 23rd September 8, 2011
October 31st – Peace of Mind Dog Rescue – Halloween Party October 30, 2010
We hope to see you at the Abalonetti Halloween Party and Dog Costume Contest. It is sure to be a Howl-ing good time! Dress up your pup and yourself, if you’d like, and head down to Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey for a great time and even better – to raise money for the dogs (Proceeds will benefit both POMDR and AFRP).
The party takes place on Halloween Day – Sunday October 31 from 1-3 pm at Abalonetti Restaurant on the wharf. (Show your Monterey County Driver License for two hours free parking in the wharf parking lot.)
There will be raffle prizes, contest prizes, dog treats, and people treats as well as “no host” spooky Halloween Drinks!
There is room for 50 dogs on the pet-friendly patio. It’s $10 to enter the costume contest. Categories are – Scariest Dog, Funniest Dog, Best in Show, Best Person/Dog duo. Register your pup for the costume contest on line (You will be directed to the AFRP website to register).
See you there!Don’t Forget!
Valued at $1,400
Tickets $5 each or 5 for $20
Drawing on November 13!
To see the basket contents, to purchase tickets, and for more info, click here!
AFRP’s “My Best Friend” Poetry Contest September 24, 2010
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AFRP is excited to announce their first “My Best Friend” Poetry Contest, sponsored by the East Village Coffee Lounge in Monterey, honoring the special relationships between people and their “animal friends”.
The top three poems will be awarded prizes, read at the Annual Holiday Party on December 5th at the Hyatt Regency in Monterey and published in our spring newsletter.
Deadline for submissions is November 15, 2010.
Click Here for more information on submitting a poem.
Thank you to our contest sponsor:
East Village Coffee Lounge
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ALL STAR DOG RUN – OCTOBER 9th – APTOS September 23, 2010
Saturday, October 09, 2010 @ 9:00 AM
Aptos Village Park/Forest of Nisene Marks State Park
100 Aptos Creek Road at Soquel Drive
Adult w/dog $45; Youth w/dog $35; Adult solo $40; Youth solo $30; Special PACK PRICE! (10% off each entry when 5 or more registered at same time)
Registration Closing Date
Friday, October 08, 2010 @ 11:59 PM
Course is flat to rolling, out-and-back through the Redwoods, on mix of pavement and fire roads. Race is rain or shine. Every entry contributes to our sponsorship of Morris Animal Foundation studies.
We put the WAG in schwag! Entry fee includes a stellar finisher medal, T-shirt, and super doggie bags! Great prizes to top three finishers of 5k and 10k races and top youth (14 and under). Special awards for largest and smallest canine competitors. And we’ve got a post-race expo full of treats for man & his best friends!
*Every dog entry contributes to Morris Animal Foundation Studies
CLICK HERE for More Info.
- Hiking Nisene Marks Forest, Aptos, CA (niebruggestudio.com)
Peace of Mind Dog Rescue – Three Fun Events! September 17, 2010
Saturday October 2 – Second Annual Party for the Paws
The Second Annual Party for the Paws
4-7pm at McShane’s Nursery located at 115 Monterey-Salinas Highway in Salinas.
Enjoy food, wine, entertainment, silent auction and raffle prizes at this fun event benefitting AFRP, Salinas Animal Services, Friends of Monterey County Animal Services and Peace of Mind Dog Rescue. Tickets are $25 at the door the day of the event. Click here for more information.
Sunday October 10 – Come Dance for the Rescues
The First Annual Dance for the Rescues – a Zumba Event for the Animals
11:00am to 5:00pm at the Custom House Plaza in Monterey.
This is a FREE dance/music event, open to the public, and will feature food, art & crafts booths, health vendors and pet related product vendors.
If you would like to register as a dancer and collect sponsorship donations from friends and family for dancing (like a walk-a-thon!), email Genevieve. There will be prizes for the dancers who collect the most sponsorship donations.
For more information, visit the Dance for the Rescues page on Facebook.
Sponsored by: Bossa Nova,The Superfruit Company, Pebble Beach Company, Z Club Fitness, and Whole Foods.
Sunday October 31 – Abalonetti’s Halloween Party and Costume Contest
Dress up for Halloween with your dog and head down to Abalonetti’s pet-friendly patio for a great time with your two-legged and four-legged friends.
The party takes place on Halloween Day, Sunday October 31 from 1-3pm. Contest judging and raffle drawing at 2:30. Prizes for best dog costume and best owner/dog duo.
Abalonetti’s is located on Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey. Show your Monterey County Driver License for Two Hours Free Parking in the City Lot.
Proceeds benefit POMDR and AFRP.
Peace of Mind is dedicated to finding new loving homes for dogs whose guardians can no longer care for them due to illness, death, or other challenging circumstances, and to finding homes for senior dogs in animal shelters.
P.O. Box 51554 | Pacific Grove, CA 93950 | Phone: (831) 718-9122
Email: info | Web: http://www.peaceofminddogrescue.org/
POMDR is a non-profit Corp. TAX ID NO. 27-1154816