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Need Running Gear? Get a discount AND help the dogs!!
CREATED: 07/20/10 by novasupra REPLIES: 4
novasupra's ravatar novasupra    JOINED: 12/3/09    POSTS: 70
Need Running Gear? Get a discount AND help the dogs!!
POSTED: 7/20/10 9:22 AM

Now you can get a discount on new gear and also help the dogs at local shelters in the Washington Humane Society. Georgetown Running Company offered to provide a 10% discount on any new gear purchase and also donate 10% of the sale to the Washington Humane Society. Now all those long awaited running purchases can also benefit a good cause. Any questions, see the email below.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Georgetown Running Company (also a DCTRI partner)
3401 M Street, Washington, DC

PS: If anyone is interested in running with the shelter dogs, we have a group of volunteers that take them out every other saturday year round. We usually go up to RCP and run, the dogs love it and not to mention it's very rewarding. Plus, it's a great warm-up to a longer bike or run afterwards! If anyone wants to know more about the program, just let me know.

Lester
novasupra@hotmail.com

An opportunity to get new running gear AND benefit WHS! From: Katherine Zenzano
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1. An opportunity to get new running gear AND benefit WHS!
Posted by: "Katherine Zenzano" kzenzano@washhumane.org katherine_zenzano
Mon Jul 19, 2010 3:59 pm (PDT)
[Attachment(s) from Katherine Zenzano included below]

Dear PACK and MCM Runners -

Georgetown Running Company will be hosting "One Day of Fundraising" to
benefit The Washington Humane Society on Wednesday, July the 28th. If
you're in need of some new running gear this is THE day and THE place to
stock up! You will receive 10% OFF your entire purchase when you
mention "The Washington Humane Society" (WHS) and an additional 10% of
your purchase will go to support the programs and services of WHS.

Georgetown Running Co. carries the latest selection of running shoes,
apparel and accessories. They also specialize in free gait analysis to
determine the most appropriate and beneficial shoes for each individual.
For additional details, including store hours and address, please see
the attached flier.

And as friends and supporters of WHS - we kindly ask that you visibly
post or forward this flier to as many acquaintances as possible because
as we mentioned, proceeds go to support the programs and services of the
Washington Humane Society and any support in promoting this event means
a great deal to us! (And we know you have friends & family that love a
discount!)

If you have any questions, please email us at
askthetrainer@washhumane.org.

Happy Spending!

The Behavior & Learning Department

tgrollman's ravatar tgrollman    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 225
RE: Need Running Gear? Get a discount AND help the dogs!!
POSTED: 7/20/10 9:31 AM

Thanks for posting this Lester.

I'm a PACK leader and can also answer any questions you may have. We are currently taking the dogs for hikes on Saturday mornings at R.C.K. due to the heat, but should be back to running them once the temperatures cool off. I'm also going to start looking into trail runs on Sunday's.

The more volunteers we have the more dogs that get to join us for our outings, so if you are interested we would love to have you.

The next training session is on Sunday 7/25 at 1pm.

Tania.

BrigMR    JOINED: 6/23/10    POSTS: 2
RE: Need Running Gear? Get a discount AND help the dogs!!
POSTED: 7/20/10 9:54 AM

Hi,
I'm interested in volunteering to help run/hike with the shelter dogs. Could you please send me information about the training on 7/25 to brigid.murphy@gmail.com.
Thanks!
Brigid

PamS's ravatar PamS    JOINED: 1/26/10    POSTS: 363
RE: Need Running Gear? Get a discount AND help the dogs!!
POSTED: 7/20/10 11:27 AM

I've been doing the PACK runs for about a year and they're a lot of fun :)

Here's a link to more info on the program

http://support.washhumane.org/site/PageServer?pagename=volunteerfoster_volunteer_pack

Pam

novasupra's ravatar novasupra    JOINED: 12/3/09    POSTS: 70
RE: Need Running Gear? Get a discount AND help the dogs!!
POSTED: 7/20/10 9:54 PM

Wow, i never realized so many DC Tri members are also PACK volunteers! That's great!

I just touched base with WHS regarding new people interested in the PACK program... they are very excited about the interest, especially from the DC Tri community.

They did mention that there is a new member orientation taking place THIS SUNDAY, July 25, 2010 at 1pm.

If anyone is interested in attending the orientation, please contact: Katie Black, Volunteer Manager, at volunteer@washhumane.org

If anyone has any general questions, etc, please contact: AsktheTrainer@washhumane.org

It really is a great program and I look forward to meeting everyone soon!

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