When: Saturday, Sept 21, 2013 @ 10 am. (Rain or Shine!) Where: Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Road, Killington, VT Click here for directions
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
11:30 - 12:25 Lunch Break or Shopping - EAT AT THE PUG CAFÉ for Hot dogs, Kielbasa Dogs, Hamburgers, Nachos, Desserts, Drinks The Pug fun will make you hungry!
11:30-1200 – Free Play Time in the Arena (All pugs can run free with each other …)
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
1:30 Cutest Costume
1:45 Fanciest Costume
2:00 Most Creative Colstume
2:15 Funniest Costume
2:30 Best Costume With Props
2:45 - 3:15 Great Pug Races (Group 1: Pugs of all ages; Group 2: Pugs aged 10 years and older)
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 7:30 pm on Saturday, September 21, 2013 after the Social,
and you *MUST* pre-register for the buffet with the form below. DINNER REGISTRATION FORM CLICK HERE
Buffet Dinner reservation and fee must be received no later than Wednesday, September 18, 2012.
The cost is $25.00 adults and $10.00 for Children (12 and under).
TO BE DETERMINED
Reservations and payment needs to be made no later than Saturday, September 15, 2013.
There will be door prizes drawn at the dinner.
Please join us for a nice dinner and 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.
We have recently been informed that, despite what their answering service has been telling us, the Cortina Inn DOES
have rooms left in the GMPR Pug Social dog friendly room block. (22 at last count). If you plan to attend the social,
and would like to stay at the Cortina call soon. I'm sure that they will go fast!
If you plan on attending the annual GMPR Pug Social Dinner on Sat 9/21/2013 at the Cortina Inn, and have not registered yet,
please fill out the form located here: http://www.
greenmtnpugrescue.com/13SocFil/2013-dinner-reg.pdf (Adobe Reader, or similar required) and mail it, with payment, to
Phil Douglas as soon as you can.
The following area hotels are "pug friendly"
The Butternut Inn 888-422-3315 ( 3 miles from event)
Inn at Long Trail 802-325-2540 (4 miles from event)
Val Roc 802-422-3881 (5 miles from event)
Econo Lodge 866-539-8430 (6 miles from event)
Hillside Inn 802-315-0039 (Killington Access Road. 6 miles from event)
Best Western 802-773-3200 (10 miles from event)
The above hotels are "pug friendly" but may charge an additional pet fee.
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