Dal-loween Festi-Dal 2010, It Keeps Getting Better & Better!

WOW!!! We owe a BIG THANK-YOU to EVERYONE! You made this Dal-loween the most successful one yet! We raised over $3000 that will help us pay down our ever increasing vet bill and keep us saving more spots ... ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!

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The weather was perfect for our day in Lake Park. Bumper & friends brought even more firetrucks this year. Susan, our founder, acted as emcee while Lee provided sounds. Food & drink contributions came from Ginny & Carol, Sherry, Carly & Brian, & Frank. Special additions this year came from Merna who provided music in the form of the WOOD SMOKE BAND and BRENDA KNOLL who took raised funds with her photography booth. We also want to thank Kathey for donating the cost of the shelter, Ronni for her generous donation in memory of Domino, and the Andersons for their generous donation.

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Dal-loween can't be held without Contests, Games, & Auctions. We just love seeing the creativity & thought that goes into the costumes. Here are our winners:

  • Costume Winner was Julie N's Stitch who came as a skeleton. 

    • Second place belonged to Karen H's Benjamin, he was a banana split.

    • Third place was Marisa M's Dooley, the squirrel.

  • Best Trick went to Buddy's Lola who played dead.

  • Corona & Jackson won the Siren Sing-along; both were adopted by LouAnn M & Chris C.

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Winners in our games were:

  • Pumpkin Dash - Carly & Brian's Olivia.

  • Popcorn Toss - was again won by Donner who belongs to Cathy.

  • Bone Bob - Cheryl & Claude's Zeuss.

  • Graveyard Ghost Watch - was an all-way tie! Somebody is training their dogs too well!

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Our auctions & drawings did well this year, We drew the winner in our A Latte ~ A Life drawing conceived by Carol Chretien for her painting of Dusty titled, "Wait, Love, Pray ...for a home." This fundraiser brought in around $500 and was won by Debbie S. in memory of Brittany. We also raised almost $600 in our silent Auctions. Joanne D. won the 50/50 drawing and generously donated her winnings back to the rescue.


We also want to thank EVERYONE who brought donations to the picnic. If you have any pictures from this year's event please share them with us so we can get them up on the website.



Let's see if we can top this year's Dal-loween in 2011!