The Township of North Algona Wilberforce is partnering with the Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Animal Centre to bring you: Doggy Paddle in support of the Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Animal Centre!
Canoe with your canine, kayak for a kitten or SUP with your Pup in support of a great cause. No sidekick, no problem - come out with your two-legged friends to enjoy some time on the water in support of the Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Animal Centre. No boat or board? We've got you covered. Just reserve one with us by emailing Cameron at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A fun time for sponsors and local businesses awaits in the Community Relay Race. See the details below.
DATE: Sunday, August 14, 2022
TIME: Registration starts at 9 am - Paddle begins at 10:00 am
LOCATION: Melissa Bishop Park, Lake Dore, 62c Township Park Rd, Eganville, ON K0J 1T0
ROUTE: Leaving from Melissa Bishop Park beach, paddlers and their canine friends will paddle the Shaw Creek to Shaws Pond
REGISTRATION: Link to Race Roster for 2022 Doggie Paddle Event
Please note that spaces are limited.
Registration is $45 and includes Custom Event T-shirt, Pawesome event swag & locally catered Lunch.
Registration fees cover the event costs for paddlers – donations are all in support of the Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Animal Centre.
All funds raised will support animals in need through programs and services provided by Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Animal Centre in Pembroke. For every $50 raised, registrants will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to WIN some doggone awesome prizes.
See the Pledge Form below, which can be used if people are unable to make their donations online, or would prefer to donate cash or cheque. Tax receipts can be issued for donations over $10 as long as all of the donors' contact info is on the pledge form and yes this goes for any businesses you know that might wish to donate/get involved!! Pledge forms along with any funds raised can be brought to the event and turned in the morning of (we’ll have one of our awesome volunteers, Lea, on-site who is well versed in these pledge forms).
Online Donations: 2022 Doggie Paddle Online Donation Link Manual Form: PDF attached
NEW WAY TO GET ON BOARD FOR LOCAL ANIMALS IN NEED THIS YEAR!
Raise a Paddle For the Animals!
COMMUNITY RELAY RACE:
Are you ready to raise a paddle for local animals in need? Turn your passion for animals into some much-needed funds for local animals in need and join us for our Raise a Paddle For the Animals Community Relay Race happening during the Ottawa Valley Doggy Paddle on Sunday, August 14th!
We are now recruiting adventurous community-minded animal lovers to compete in a Team Relay Race that will include both a “water and dirt” component following the paddle and lunch.
Grab a few friends, family (furry family too) or co-workers and get on board to help the animals in our Community! Teams are invited to fundraise a minimum of $250.00 to compete in our Community Relay Race! All funds raised will stay right here in Renfrew County to help the most vulnerable animals live their very best lives!
What do you need to join?
1. Gather a team of 3-6 participants, all ages (and animals) welcome!!
2. Email Heather Jobe at email@example.com to reserve your spot
3. Start fundraising to raise a paddle and make a difference for animals in your community!
No SUP/kayak/canoe? No worries! Just let us know and we can source you one!
The winning team will take home bragging rights and the Golden Paddle Trophy to show off and cherish until next year’s Doggy Paddle!!
**This is a pawesome way for local businesses to get involved too, sponsorships opportunities are still available! **
WATER SAFETY – ALL paddlers will require a safety kit.
Paddlers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and wear all safety equipment. To ensure top-notch safety for all of our guests, lifejackets are recommended for all Canine/Feline/Animal guests too!
QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS: