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Here is a listing of upcoming events:
Date Event Description Location
2015-02-11Canadian Guide Dogs at CIBC Manotick -

ntil then end of 2015, CIBC Manotick Branch hosts “Dress Down Fridays” for their staff; in support of Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, every Friday at their location. On selected Fridays, you can meet guide dogs in training or working guide dogs at the Manotick CIBC Branch. Check our display table for information on our organization and upcoming events or make a contribution into our donation dog throughout the year.
Manotick, Ontario CIBC 1160 Beaverwood Road, Manotick Mews
2015-02-11Show Us Your Heart at Global Pet Foods -

Global Pet Foods’ 9th annual “Show Us Your Heart” Campaign takes place from January 31 – February 15, 2015. For a second 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. Global Pet Foods and a national dog food company will match every $1 donation, which will be presented to Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. Buy a $5 paper heart and receive 10 bonus Air Miles reward miles. This is a national campaign by Global Pet Foods helping various animal shelters. The Barrhaven location has received special permission from their head office to forgo collecting for a shelter, and instead collect funds for Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. Global Pet Foods Barrhaven location is located just 6-kms from the National Training Centre of Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. Thanks to the Barrhaven location for choosing Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. We ask the general public to stop in to support the campaign and show us your heart.
Ottawa, Ontario Global Pet Foods 3191 Strandherd Drive, Barrhaven
2015-02-21Ottawa New Horizons Jazz Band Concert -

Manotick Veterinary Hospital invites you to dance to the music of the Ottawa New Horizons “Two Beats Ahead Big Band”, under the direction of Brian Asselin. The benefit dance and silent auction will take place on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 8:00pm at Orchard View Wedding & Conference Centre, 6346 Deermeadow Drive, Ottawa, with 100% of the proceeds in support of Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. Tickets are $30. Enjoy music and canapés throughout the evening. Tickets are available in person at the Manotick Veterinary Hospital, 4224 Rideau Valley Drive North, Manotick or credit card telephone orders through Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind at (613) 692-7777. Tickets will also be available at the door.
Ottawa, Ontario Orchard View Conference Centre 6346 Dearmeadow Drive
2015-05-31Dollars$ for Dog$ Fundraising Walk -

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind will host our 31st annual fundraising walk on Sunday, May 31, 2015. Join us for the Dollar$ for Dog$ Fundraising Walk at Andrew Haydon Park, a 4-km walk with your best canine friend, plus a BBQ and terrific prizes. You can attend our national walk in Ottawa, Ontario. The more pledges you raise, the more prizes you can win. If you live outside of Ottawa, you can still register and walk in your own community. Coming soon: Local or national walkers can create a profile page and register online by going to our homepage at For a hard copy pledge form email or phone 613-692-7777. In addition to participating, this is a great way to promote your business, especially if dog-related. Contact us to learn more about our promotional and sponsorship opportunities for Dollar$ for Dog$.
Andrew Haydon Park 3169 Carling Avenue Ottawa, Ontario (National Walk) or walk in your own community
2015-06-14CGDB Nine & Dine Golf Fun Day -

The first time was so much fun, we’re doing it again! The 2nd annual Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind Nine & Dine Golf Fun Day will take place on Sunday, June 14, 2015 at Carleton Golf & Yacht Club in Manotick. Keep the day open and join us for golf & dinner. Additional information is coming soon.
Manotick, Ontario Carleton Golf & Yacht Club 6627 Marina Drive
2015-09-13CGDB Motorcycle Ride -

The 27th annual Guide Dog Dice Run is an all-brand motorcycle ride in support of Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. Hosted by the Ottawa River Riders, all bikers are welcome to join us, rain or shine, to raise funds towards the training of guide dogs and assistance dogs. Registration is from 9:00-10:30. Depart once you’re signed up and begin the 200-km ride through Eastern Ontario. After the ride, stay for a barbecue, prizes, and a walk through our kennels to meet some dogs. Cost is $20 per person, which is paid on-site and includes ride registration, one score card, and one BBQ ticket. Call us for more information at 613-692-7777, or check the Ottawa River Riders online at
Manotick, Ontario Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind 4120 Rideau Valley Drive North
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