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July 2017

Pick A Pooch

July 16, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ralston Arena, 7300 Q Street
Ralston, NE United States
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GRRIN will be participating in the Pick A Pooch event held by Pets in Omaha at Ralston Arena. They will host over 100 booths from area rescue groups, shelters, and pet-loving businesses. The event is family-friendly and will include various activities just for kids. You are also allowed to bring your well-behaved pooches with you so long as you promise to clean up after them and walk them with a non-retractable leash. Please observe these guidelines and be considerate of other event-goers! Please note, GRRIN will NOT be allowing any adoptions of our our foster dogs at this event. While…

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August 2017

CANCELED – Meet & Greet @ The Bookworm

August 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Bookworm @ Loveland Centre, 90th and Center Street
Omaha, NE 68114 United States
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NOTE: This event has been canceled - no foster dogs are available to attend. We'll see you next time! Come visit GRRIN from noon-1pm on Sunday at The Bookworm’s location in Loveland Centre on 90th and Center. Thank you for supporting The Bookworm! A small, cozy and quiet setting to meet a Golden that is in foster care. Visit The Bookworm on the first Sunday of the month, noon to one p.m.  This is an indoor event.

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Leashes at Lauritzen

August 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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GRRIN wants to share a great opportunity for dog lovers to walk their canine family members in a fun new environment! There are six Leashes at Lauritzen events in 2017 including the first on May 1 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Other dates include June 5, July 3, August 7, September 4, and October 2. The garden has gone to the dogs! Bring your canine friends to walk the grounds and enjoy the great outdoors together. This is an informal, fun way to enjoy and explore our 100 acres and miles of trails with the family and the family…

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September 2017

CANCELED – Meet & Greet @ The Bookworm

September 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Bookworm @ Loveland Centre, 90th and Center Street
Omaha, NE 68114 United States
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This event has been canceled - our foster dogs are on vacation! Come visit GRRIN from noon-1pm on Sunday at The Bookworm’s location in Loveland Centre on 90th and Center. Thank you for supporting The Bookworm! A small, cozy and quiet setting to meet a Golden that is in foster care. Visit The Bookworm on the first Sunday of the month, noon to one p.m.  This is an indoor event.

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Inaugural Lincoln Dog Bowl

September 3, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pinewood Bowl Theater Pioneers Park Lincoln NE, 3201 S. Coddington Ave
Lincoln, NE 68522 United States
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GRRIN will be participating in this event as a nonprofit partner. Come visit our table!

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Leashes at Lauritzen

September 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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GRRIN wants to share a great opportunity for dog lovers to walk their canine family members in a fun new environment! There are six Leashes at Lauritzen events in 2017 including the first on May 1 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Other dates include June 5, July 3, August 7, September 4, and October 2. The garden has gone to the dogs! Bring your canine friends to walk the grounds and enjoy the great outdoors together. This is an informal, fun way to enjoy and explore our 100 acres and miles of trails with the family and the family…

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Meet & Greet at Nature Dog

September 23, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Nature Dog, 13366 West Maple Road
Omaha, NE 68164 United States
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NHS Walk for the Animals

September 24, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Nebraska Humane Society, 8929 Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68134 United States
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GRRIN will be participating in this event - stop in and see us!  

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October 2017

Gold Rush!

October 1, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Offutt Base Lake Park, 37th & Harlan Lewis Rd.
Bellevue, NE United States
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Everyone is “welcome home” at our annual Gold Rush reunion! Join us for Gold Rush 2017! We’ll be celebrating at Offutt Base Lake Park, a gorgeous location with shade trees, a playground for the kids, and plenty of fun activities for all. If you and your canine friends haven’t made the drive to Gold Rush before, please plan to attend – we’ll have plenty of signs and volunteers to direct you. This event is free and open to the public. Want to volunteer? Please send an email to goldrush@grrin.org and we’ll get in touch with you. When: Sunday, October 1st…

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Leashes at Lauritzen

October 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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GRRIN wants to share a great opportunity for dog lovers to walk their canine family members in a fun new environment! There are six Leashes at Lauritzen events in 2017 including the first on May 1 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Other dates include June 5, July 3, August 7, September 4, and October 2. The garden has gone to the dogs! Bring your canine friends to walk the grounds and enjoy the great outdoors together. This is an informal, fun way to enjoy and explore our 100 acres and miles of trails with the family and the family…

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Growl-O-Ween with Woof & Whiskers

October 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woof & Whiskers, 3506 N 147th St #128
Omaha, NE 68116
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  Growl-o-ween is the ultimate Halloween party for dogs! Dress your dog up and come down for a paw-ty! Costume Contests, Vendors, Tricks for Treats, and much more! Plus, see the new store! $10 donation due day of event goes to The Nebraska Humane Society.

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November 2017

Meet & Greet @ The Bookworm

November 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Bookworm @ Loveland Centre, 90th and Center Street
Omaha, NE 68114 United States
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CANCELED We'll see you in December! Come visit GRRIN from noon-1pm on Sunday at The Bookworm’s location in Loveland Centre on 90th and Center. Thank you for supporting The Bookworm! A small, cozy and quiet setting to meet a Golden that is in foster care. Visit The Bookworm on the first Sunday of the month, noon to one p.m.  This is an indoor event.

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Kibble ‘n Bids Yappy Hour

November 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Arbor Hall, 14040 Arbor St
Omaha, NE 68144 United States
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It's time to purchase tickets - Kibble 'n Bids is back! We're looking forward to hosting a fun evening that will include yummy food, a signature cocktail and awesome silent auction items. Click here to visit our Eventbrite page, get details about the event and purchase tickets! Contact us if you'd like to volunteer or donate to the silent auction by sending an email to kibblenbids@grrin.org.

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Meet & Greet at Nature Dog

November 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Nature Dog, 13366 West Maple Road
Omaha, NE 68164 United States
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December 2017

CANCELED! Meet & Greet @ The Bookworm

December 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Bookworm @ Loveland Centre, 90th and Center Street
Omaha, NE 68114 United States
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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED! Come visit GRRIN from noon-1pm on Sunday at The Bookworm’s location in Loveland Centre on 90th and Center. Thank you for supporting The Bookworm! A small, cozy and quiet setting to meet a Golden that is in foster care. Visit The Bookworm on the first Sunday of the month, noon to one p.m.  This is an indoor event.

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Woof & Whiskers Meet & Greet

December 10, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Woof & Whiskers, 3506 N. 147thSt # 128
Omaha, NE 68116 United States
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Join GRRIN dogs Maggie, Charlie and Orville at Woof & Whiskers, a newly opened specialty store for pets offering natural pet food, a bakery, grooming, and self service pet wash. Come check it out and meet our dogs available for adoption! Note: We do not guarantee the availability of our foster dogs at meet and greet events. Due to the large number of applications we receive, the adoption process can take several months. We do not have an online application – please learn more about our adoption requirements, then leave a message on our Goldline. A volunteer will return your…

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January 2018

Woof & Whiskers Meet & Greet

January 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Woof & Whiskers, 3506 N. 147thSt # 128
Omaha, NE 68116 United States
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Join GRRIN at Woof & Whiskers, a newly opened specialty store for pets offering natural pet food, a bakery, grooming, and self service pet wash. Come check it out and meet our dogs available for adoption! Note: We do not guarantee the availability of our foster dogs at meet and greet events. Due to the large number of applications we receive, the adoption process can take several months. We do not have an online application – please learn more about our adoption requirements, then leave a message on our Goldline. A volunteer will return your call. Be prepared to spend…

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Annual Volunteer Training

January 28 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nebraska Humane Society, 8929 Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68134 United States
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Sunday, January 28th, 2018 Luncheon 12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Training 12:30 - 4:00 p.m. Nebraska Humane Society Auditorium RSVP to volunteer@grrin.org New to GRRIN? So are a lot of us! Come out and meet other volunteers and board members. Thinking about volunteering? This is the perfect opportunity to learn more about what we do and how you can help Golden Retrievers in need. Lunch will be provided along with snacks and beverages Marcy Graybill from the Greater Lincoln Obedience Club will lead a discussion about dog behaviors Rescue coordinators will highlight their piece of the rescue puzzle Shop items from…

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February 2018

Meet & Greet @ The Bookworm

February 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Bookworm @ Loveland Centre, 90th and Center Street
Omaha, NE 68114 United States
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Come visit GRRIN on Sunday, February 4 at The Bookworm’s location in Loveland Centre on 90th and Center. Thank you for supporting The Bookworm! A small, cozy and quiet setting to meet a Golden that is in foster care. Visit The Bookworm on the first Sunday of the month, noon to one p.m.  This is an indoor event. Note: We do not guarantee the availability of our foster dogs at meet and greet events. Due to the large number of applications we receive, the adoption process can take several months. We do not have an online application – please learn…

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NHS Taylor Made Rescue Rally

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Nebraska Humane Society, 8929 Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68134 United States
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Sunday, February 11, 2018 | 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Nebraska Humane Society It's finally time for one of our favorite events – the Taylor Made Rescue Rally! Come visit the GRRIN volunteers!

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I Love My Dog Expo

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lancaster Event Center, 4100 N. 84th Street
Lincoln, NE 68507 United States
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  Join GRRIN at the I Love My Dog Expo during the annual Domesti-PUPS Fun-Raiser! Link to map of vendors: 2018_expo_floor_plan    

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I Love My Dog Expo

February 25 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lancaster Event Center, 4100 N. 84th Street
Lincoln, NE 68507 United States
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Join GRRIN at the I Love My Dog Expo during the annual Domesti-PUPS Fun-Raiser!  

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March 2018

Meet & Greet at Nature Dog

March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Nature Dog, 13366 West Maple Road
Omaha, NE 68164 United States
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Join GRRIN at Nature Dog, dedicated to providing the healthiest and most wholesome foods for your dog and cat. They have grown over the years to carry an extensive selection of only super-premium products. Come check it out and meet our dogs available for adoption! Note: We do not guarantee the availability of our foster dogs at meet and greet events. Due to the large number of applications we receive, the adoption process can take several months. We do not have an online application – please learn more about our adoption requirements, then leave a message on our Goldline. A…

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April 2018

Canceled! Woof & Whiskers Meet & Greet

April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Woof & Whiskers, 3506 N. 147thSt # 128
Omaha, NE 68116 United States
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Join GRRIN at Woof & Whiskers, a newly opened specialty store for pets offering natural pet food, a bakery, grooming, and self service pet wash. Come check it out and meet our dogs available for adoption! Note: We do not guarantee the availability of our foster dogs at meet and greet events. Due to the large number of applications we receive, the adoption process can take several months. We do not have an online application – please learn more about our adoption requirements, then leave a message on our Goldline. A volunteer will return your call. Be prepared to spend…

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Annual Meeting & Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Nebraska Humane Society, 8929 Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68134 United States
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Join GRRIN as we celebrate another great year in rescue! Thinking about becoming a volunteer? Own a Golden and want to meet other Golden Retriever fanatics? (Let's face it, we're crazy about our dogs.) Everyone is welcome, including your beloved canine family members. We're serving lunch, conducting a short business meeting, and then we get to visit about - what else - our wonderful Goldens! Potential volunteers, we need supporters who can meet new adoptive families, conduct assessments for incoming dogs, foster those incoming dogs, or casework dogs already in foster care. We need YOU! Business meeting Vote on open…

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