Upcoming Meetings & Events

Below you will find a list of our events for the Fall of 2019.  We meet on the first Tuesday and third Sunday of every month. An asterisk (*) next to an event indicates a time we will be collecting donations for our ongoing Pennies for Puppies Fundraiser.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Interest Meeting: February 16th at 7pm, Smith Hall 120

The Perfect Blend Fundraiser Advertising: February 22nd from 10-1pm. 249 E Main St.

The Perfect Blend Fundraiser: February 29th and March 1st all day, 249 E Main St.

Club Meeting: March 3rd at 7pm, TBD Location

Club Meeting: March 15th at 7pm, TBD Location

Club Meeting: April 7th at 7pm, TBD Location

Snap Pizza Fundraiser: April 12th from 4-8pm, Snap Pizza on E Main

Club Meeting: April 19th at 7pm, TBD Location

Club Meeting: May 5th at 7pm, TBD Location

Club Meeting/ End of the Year Party: May 17th at 7pm, Trabant MPR B/C

ONGOING EVENTS:

Pennies For Puppies Fundraiser
In 2012, P.R.O.U.D decided to start a Pennies for Puppies fundraiser to help raise money for The Seeing Eye.  The Seeing Eye is a philanthropy that receives contributions from individuals, corporations, and foundations. Because all administrative and fundraising expenses are covered by the endowment, every dollar of every donation goes to support the school’s programs.  The cost to The Seeing Eye for just one dog/owner partnership is about $68,000.  As puppy raisers, the majority of our costs are covered by The Seeing Eye.  A blind person only pays $150 for his/her first dog, and $50 for each dog thereafter.  The $150 a blind person pays includes their round-trip transportation from anywhere in the U.S. or Canada, room and board during the 20-to-27 day training period at the school, the dog, its initial equipment, the student’s instruction with the dog, and any follow-up services the graduate may need once he/she returns home for the life of the partnership.  You may contact any executive board member if you would like more information or want to  make a donation.

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