When: Saturday, Sept 22, 2012 @ 10 am. (Rain or Shine!) Where: Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington, VT Click here for directions
New and Exciting events planned to celebrate our 10th Anniversary!
We moved the location to be more accessable for GMPR Pug Families and Friends.
PRE REGISTRATION FORM
CLICK HERE - Pre register for discounted registration                (Not required! Everyone is welcome and you can register at the event)
PUG SOCIAL VOLUNTEER APPLICATION
CLICK HERE - Volunteers are a vital part of every successful Social. We welcome your help!
PUG SOCIAL VENDOR APPLICATION
CLICK HERE - With so many pugs and people looking for "pug items" we need great vendors! Sign up today as a vendor
Schedule: (Times are subject to change)
7:00-9:00 Setup By GMPR Staff & Volunteers
9:00 - 10:00 Registration of Attendees & Contest Signups
10:00 Welcoming comments (Karen)
10:15 Longest Tongue Contest
10:30 Best Kisser Contest
10:45 Best Wrinkles Contest
11:00 Curliest Tail Contest
11:15 Best Trick / Talent Contest
11:30 - 12:25 Lunch Break or Shopping - EAT AT THE PUG CAF… for Hot dogs, Kielbasa Dogs, Hamburgers, Nachos, Desserts, Drinks- all to benefit needy pugs! Come hungry.
12:25- Ceremonial Cutting of the 10TH Anniversary Cake. Short speech by Karen.
12:30 -1:00 -Alumni Parade of Rescued Pugs ( all pugs in attendance that have been adopted since we started in 2002).
1:00 Costume Contests begin:
1:00 Best Group Costumes
1:15 Best Owner Costume & Pug Costume Combo
1:45 Fanciest Costume
2:00 Most Creative
2:30 Best Costume With Props
2:45 - 3:15 Great Pug Races (included this year- 10yrs or over race)
3:00- SILENT AUCTION CLOSES
3:15 - 4:00 Crap Raffle Drawing, 50/50 Winner Drawing , Oldest Pug Announcement, Furthest Traveled Pug Announcement. Chinese Auction winners announced and closing statement by GMPR Staff.
Saturday Evening Dinner:
There will be a GMPR buffet dinner at the Cortina Inn at 7 pm on Saturday, September 22, 2012 after the Social, and you *MUST* register for the buffet with the form below.
DINNER REGISTRATION FORM CLICK HERE - Buffet Dinner reservation and fee must be received no later than Saturday, September 15,2012 .
The cost is $20.00 adults and $10.00 for Children (12 and under).
Vermont Maple Glazed Pork
Seasoned Red Potatoes
Roasted Seasonal Vegetables
Reservations and payment needs to be made no later than Saturday, September 15,2012 .
There will be door prizes drawn at the dinner. Please join us for a relaxed evening after the Social.
The blocked out "pug friendly" rooms at the Cortina Inn and Resort are full. Rooms are still available to you are not traveling with a canine companion.
The following area hotels are "pug friendly" The Butternut Inn (888-422-3315) (Just Renovated, 3 miles from event) Inn at Long Trail (802-325-2540) (Established Motel. No large lawn for dogs. 4 miles from event) Val Roc(802-422-3881) (Older hotel. Not our first choice.5 miles from event) Mendon Mountainview Lodge (800-368-4311) (Nice Hotel. Close to the Cortina. 6 miles from event) Econo Lodge (866-539-8430) (Older hotel but decent,outdoor pool and lots of lawn. 6 miles from event) Hillside Inn (802-315-0039) (Killington Access Road. 6 miles from event) Best Western (802-773-3200) (Nice Facility. 10 miles from event)
The above hotels are "pug friendly" but may charge an additional pet fee.
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