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Week of October 14, 2013

  
IN THIS ISSUE
OCTOBER EVENTS
GREYTSTORE
MEET & GREETS
INCOMING DOGS
GREYS IN BOARDING
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Tomorrow is our 8th annual Cooking for the Hounds at The Mercury! 

 

Get ready for an afternoon full of food, drinks & a silent auction at The Mercury, 11909 Preston Road, Dallas, on  this 
Saturday, October 19th from 2-5pm! 

 

 

We are honored to once again have the culinary skills of Executive Chef Chris Ward of The Mercury cooking for GALT! And he always makes it look so easy to turn out these fabulous dishes - you may just be inspired to try them on your own.

  • Chef Ward will demonstrate the following favorite recipes:
    • Appetizer - Kobe Beef Tataki with Toasted Sesame Seeds and Ponzu Sauce
    • Vegetable - Tomato Vegetable Risotto
    • Main course - Shrimp Creole
    • Dessert - Crepe Suzette
See Chef Ward and some special greyhounds on KTXD, channel 47, on "The Broadcast" this Thursday between 9 and 10am - tune in!

BRAND NEW THIS YEAR - a wine tasting paring with the three courses, provided and matched especially by Calais WineryThese generous tasting pours are available for an additional $20. 
  • Appetizer - 2011 Cuvee du Manoir - Tempranillo (Texas High Plains, Newsom Vineyards). Dar
    k cherries, spices, cigar box, chewy tannins and long finish.
  • Vegetable/Main Course - 2012 Cuvee Principale - Roussanne (Texas High Plains, Barrel Fermented) Pear, Black tea, Honey, Minerality and long complex finish. 
  • Dessert - 2010 Cuvee des Marrons - Red Dessert Wine ("Port Style", fortified, 375ml) Dark cherries, cocoa powder, long nutty finish.
One Drink Ticket is included in your regular ticket price for your choice of red or white wine or a Greyhound mixed drink and additional beverages can be purchased at the cash bar.
A silent auction will take place during the event. Items include restaurant certificates, decorative items, jewelry, items for your dog, and much more. We've saved some very special items for this auction!
 
This is one of our most popular annual events - so get your tickets now - seating is limited!

 

Regular tickets: $60

VIP tickets: SOLD OUT

Wine Tasting: $20

Buy Tickets


Without your particiption in these events, GALT cannot continue to help greyhounds in need day after day.

COWBOYS RAFFLE!

 

It's time for the annual Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day football raffle! Didn't win last year? This is your chance! Don't want to cook that turkey or clean up a kitchen? Buy tickets and you might not have to! Only 300 tickets available - chances are in your favor! More info

 

GALT is raffling off 6 tickets on the 50 yard line. Drawing held on Nov. 24.

Dallas Cowboys vs. Oakland Raiders

November 28th Thanksgiving Day at 3:15pm

Section C 210, Row 2, seats 23-28                Buy Tickets!

 

Chances of winning:

1 ticket      1 in 300

2 tickets     1 in 150

3 tickets     1 in 100

4 tickets     1 in 75

5 tickets     1 in 50

10 tickets    1 in 30

YAPPY HOUR

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2013

4:00pm - 6:00pm

YAPPY HOUR at THE GIN MILL

The Gin Mill

1921 N. Henderson Ave

Dallas, TX

 

Henderson hangout The Gin Mill and GALT pair-up on the patio for an all-breed "Yappy Hour" Saturday, October 26, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Bring your well-behaved, people and dog-friendly, leashed pooches to the patio for an afternoon of libations and fun benefiting GALT. Cost is $10 per person and includes your first brew of local draught rotators and $5 Greyhound drinks. Full menu is available and tickets will be available at the door. Be sure to dress up your dog for the Halloween costume contest too!

NEW IN THE GREYTSTORE

 

 

NEW in the GreytstoreThis "Bone tired!" v-neck sleepshirt! Even this pup's eyes look tired on this flirty tapered sleep shirt. Features a shorter sleeve and a splash of contrasting color inside the neck. 100% cotton. 

Purchase shirt

 
 
GREYTSTORE SALE - CHECK IT OUT!!!
Check out all the greyt items now on SALE in the Greytstore! From apparel to accessories, there's sure to be something in here for you! 
MEET & GREETS

 

Saturday, October 19 from 11:00am-1:00pm

Petco - Garland

3055 N. President George Bush Hwy.

Attendees: 

Map

 

Saturday, October 19 from 12:00pm-2:00pm

Petco - Allen

816 W. McDermott Dr. 

Attendees: 

Map

 

Saturday, October 19 from 1:00pm-3:00pm

Petco - Addison

5301 Beltline Rd. 

Attendees: 

Map

 

Sunday, October 20 from 1:00pm-3:00pm

Pet Supplies Plus - Dallas

3315 Trinity Mills Rd.

Attendees: 

Map

 

INCOMING DOGS

 

Ballerina, aka Yahoo Ballerina, is an 2-year-old brindle female born December 8, 2010. Her sire is Switzler Jammin and her dam is Flying Exorcist. Ballerina has 60 races on record from June 16, 2012 to September 2, 2013. She moved around between tracks quite a bit, logging races at Palm Beach, Dubuque, Mardi Gras Racetrack, and Gulf Greyhound Park. She recently suffered a plantar ligament tear, and is scheduled for evaluation at the Central Texas Veterinary Specialty Hospital.

 
GREYS IN BOARDING


If you have been considering fostering, or know someone who is considering fostering, now would be a great time to jump in! If anyone can help, even temporarily, please contact 
Jennifer Vilches at jennifer@vilches.orgGreys waiting on foster homes at Top Paw Resort are Adama and Awesome. . Greys waiting for processing are Pumpkin, Reba, Phoebe, and Prue.

 

     

            Adama                           Awesome

RAINBOW BRIDGE 

 

      Mo, aka Freeman, aka P's Nosey Agent, GALT #1817, March 9, 2003 - October 15, 2013 
      Beloved and cherished by Kim, Jeff & Thomas Davis
 
      Madge, aka Dary's Lady, GALT #1476, August 12, 2001 - October 12, 2013 
      Beloved and cherished by Mary Thomas

 

Dodger, aka Soft Dodger, GALT #984, March 27, 2004 - October 11, 2013
Beloved and cherished by Laureen Chernow & Wally Reeves

 

Liberty, aka Kiowa Pete Patty, July 15, 2001 - October 11, 2013
Beloved and Cherished by Mark & Tina Bliese and Family

 

If your greyhound has crossed the Rainbow Bridge, please let us know by sending a note to info@galtx.org

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Greyhound Adoption League of Texas, Inc.
P.O. Box 680  Addison, Texas 75001-0680
972.503.GALT
info@greyhoundadoptiontx.org