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Here is a listing of upcoming events:
Date Event Description Location
2018-02-01Easter Chocolate Fundraiser -

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind has launched our Easter Chocolate Fundraiser 2018 in partnership with Purdy’s Chocolatier. You can purchase your Easter chocolate and support Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. This program gives 25% of the profit back to Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, and it’s an easy way to complete your Easter shopping. Prices are the same as in Purdy’s stores and many items are under $10! All Purdy’s Chocolates are made FRESH in their factory and without additives or preservatives. Important Dates: • Order deadline is Wednesday, March 14 • You MUST pick up orders between Monday, March 26 and Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 8:30am and 5:00pm at Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, 4120 Rideau Valley Drive North, Manotick, Ontario. Online ordering: 1. Go to www.purdysgpp.com 2. Click “Register” if you are a new customer or "Login” if you’ve supported our chocolate fundraiser in the past 3. Join our group by typing in: Customer Number 33353 (Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind) 4. Invite your friends and family to join our group and Shop Online! You’ll see the full catalogue of Easter chocolates on Purdy’s website.
Ottawa, Ontario (online fundraiser)
2018-02-17Show Us Your Heart at Global Pet Foods -

Global Pet Foods’ 12th annual “Show Us Your Heart” Campaign takes place on Saturday, February 17, 2018. For a fifth consecutive year, the store at 3191 Strandherd Drive in Barrhaven (Ottawa, Ontario) has chosen Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind as their charity of choice for this campaign. Stop by the Barrhaven Global Pet Foods store for in-store activities, and to meet a guide dog in training. We’ll have dogs on-site throughout the day between 9:30am and 6:00pm.
Ottawa, Ontario Global Pet Foods 3191 Strandherd Drive, Barrhaven
2018-04-28Ottawa New Horizons Jazz Band Concert -

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind and Manotick Veterinary Hospital invite you to an evening of the big band sounds of the Ottawa New Horizons “Two Beats Ahead Jazz Band” on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Orchard View Wedding & Event Centre, 6346 Deermeadow Drive, Greely. Meet future guide dogs when the doors open at 7:30pm, and groove and dance to the music from 8:00pm. 100% of ticket sales benefit Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, and the venue has been donated free of charge by Orchard View. Ticket information coming soon.
Ottawa, Ontario Orchard View Wedding & Event Centre 6346 Deermeadow Drive
2018-05-27Dollar$ for Dog$ Fundraising Walk -

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind presents our 34th annual Dollar$ for Dog$ Fundraising Dog Walk. This is an event for the public and their pet dogs to raise funds for Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. Raise pledges in advance and join us for a four-kilometre walk in the park on May 27. $100 in pledges will get you an exclusive Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind t-shirt; $500 gets you a $50 gift card from a major retailer; $1,000 will get you a $100 gift card. After the walk, stick around for door prizes and a barbecue. More details coming soon!
Ottawa, Ontario
2018-06-24CGDB Nine & Dine Golf Fun Day & Lobster Dinner -

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind will host our 5th annual Nine & Dine Golf Fun Day & Lobster Dinner at the Canadian Golf & Country Club, 7800 Golf Club Way, Ashton on Sunday, June 24, 2018. The day features 9-holes of golf with cart, plus a scrumptious, full lobster dinner to follow. Shotgun start is 2:00pm, with dinner at 5:30pm, and plenty of prizes. This is meant as a fun day of golf. Experienced players are certainly welcome. However, we encourage new or occasional golfers to join in the fun, with no pressure! More information coming soon. Save the date! Email us at events@guidedogs.ca to be notified when registration opens in the spring of 2018 or contact us for additional information on sponsorship opportunities, including hole sponsors, prize and auction donors, sampling opportunities for your business, and other on course promotions.
Ashton, Ontario Canadian Golf & Country Club 7800 Golf Club Way