May 25th, Canine 5k Walk
Members of the Great Cancer Dog Chase TeamCarol Ann Hawkins, Judy Shelds (holding Mickey), Linda Bailey, and Anne Nock sell hot dogs.
Members of the Great Cancer Dog Chase Team Carol Ann Hawkins, Judy Shelds (holding Mickey), Linda Bailey, and Anne Nock sell hot dogs.
Great Cancer Dog Chase Team holds fund-raiser
Members of a new Relay For Life team, the Great Cancer Dog Chase Team, Carol Ann Hawkins, Judy Shields, Linda Bailey, and Anne Nock sold hot dogs at their first fund raising event. Their team also includes Captain Paula Cameron, Alex Hawkins, Caramine Holcomb, Lark Smith, Abigale Gibson, Sally Foster, Linda Pruitt and Evelyn Nock. They are planning a K-9 5K Dog Walk in the town of Onancock on May 25. Anyone with a well-behaved dog on a leash, with proof of current rabies vaccination, and the $5 entry fee, and the desire to help raise funs for cancer is urged to walk 5 kilometers (2/1/2 miles), starting across from the Post Office In Onancock and walking a prescribed route through the town. Watering spots will be provided along the route for dogs and their owners. The team is also planning a Dog Show on Saturday, June 15, from 9 a.m. until noon, at Maplewood Gardens, on Seaside Road between Exmore and Nassawadox. There will be prizes for pups in these classes: Best Costume, Longest and Shortest Ears, Best Tail Wag, Curliest Coat, Muttiest Mutt, Best Trick, Frisbee/Tennis Ball Catch, Most Obedient, Obstacle Course, Pet/Owner Look Alike, and Smallest/Biggest. There will be a $5 entry fee for each class. Owners of well-behaved and leashed canines must provide proof of current rabies vaccination. For information, call Judy Shields at 787-5633, Anne Nock at 787-1431 and Paula Cameron at 442-3150. To register for the show, send your name, pup's name, address, phone number to Judy Shields, 39 Ames St., Onancock, VA 23417.
See our results for the 5-K Walk.
Dogs Help Humans raise money to fight cancer
On Saturday, May 25 the Relay-For-Life, Great Chancer Dog Chase Team, will hold a "Canine 5-K Walk." The event will raise money for the fight against cancer. It will be held in Onancock, starting in the lot behind the bakery and the movie theater. It is not a race, but a walk at your own pace. dogs must be on a leash at all times and must be people and dog friendly. A current rabies vaccination certificate will be required at registration. The registration fee for the 5-K walk is $5 per dog.
All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. Both animals and people will benefit from this event because the purpose of the dog walk is to help find a cure for every type of cancer. Come out and bring the family pet and support a good cause.
Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and the walk will begin at 9 a.m. Mail in registration and fees, or bring both on the day of walk.
K9 5-K Walk route
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