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January 2015
Project POOCH News

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Project POOCH, Inc.®
Community Outreach Office
PO Box 305
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Phone: (503) 697-0623
Fax: (503) 636-5908

MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility
2630 N. Pacific Highway
Woodburn, OR 97071
(503) 981-9531, x243
Visits by appointment only

Darla, a Project POOCH Graduate



Through July 5 Dimes for a Difference
(Whole Foods Market Bridgeport)
May - June Dog First Aid Kit Raffle
(Oswego Vet. Hosp.)
June 1-7 Negroni Week at Stickmen Brewing
(Lake Oswego)
June 3 Change the World Party
(Oregon Public House)
Sun, June 14 Pub Night at The White Eagle
(N. Portland)
Sat, June 27 Outreach - Beaverton Farmers Market
July 1 - Dec 31 Oregon Public House
(NE Portland)
Tues, Aug 18 - Sun, Aug 23 Step It Up Studios Dance Contest
(Benson Hotel)
Sun, Aug 30 Outreach - Woodstock Farmers Market
Sat, Sept 12 Outreach - Belmont Street Fair
Sun, Oct 11 Race for the Rescues
(Ptld. Intnl. Raceway)
Thurs, Nov 19 2nd Annual ArtBark Show and Sale
(downtown Portland)

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Fundraising Events

Dimes for a Difference

Whole Foods MarketHelp Save the Planet with Whole Foods and Project POOCH! We are thrilled to have been chosen by Whole Foods Market Bridgeport as the benefiting charity of their Dimes for a Difference Program!

WHEN: Through July 5
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
WHERE: Whole Foods Market Bridgeport
7380 SW Bridgeport Rd.
Tigard, OR 97224 (map)

From April 13th to July 5th, Whole Foods Market Bridgeport will be raising money for Project POOCH. Customers will have the option to donate the 10 cent per bag credit they'd receive for re-using their own shopping bags to Project POOCH.

So don't forget to shop at this location of Whole Foods and to bring your own bags.

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Oswego Veterinary Hospital raffling off Dog First Aid Kit to benefit Project POOCH!

Got First Aid? With the coming summer months and all the outdoor activities you're sure to engage in with your pup, you'll want to have all the right tools on hand to handle scrapes, and other minor injuries. Thanks to Oswego Veterinary Hospital you can earn a chance to win an awesome Dog First Aid Kit through a raffle they're holding to benefit Project POOCH.

Raffle tickets will be sold at their location (590 3rd Street, Lake Oswego) from May 1st, through June 30th. Tickets are $1/ticket or you can buy 6 tickets for $5! All proceeds from the raffle will be donated to Project POOCH. Together, let's keep our dogs safe and healthy!

For more information, please call Oswego Veterinary Hospital at 503-636-3001. Good Luck!



CLICK HERE for a list of what's included in the kit.



Oswego Veterinary Hospital

Pet First Aid Kit

CLICK to for a list of what's included in the kit

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A Drink for Your Cause

Stickmen Brewing and Skewery
WHEN: Monday, June 1 - Sunday, June 7
WHERE: Stickmen Brewing Company
40 N. State St.
Lake Oswego, OR 97034 (map)

Stickmen Brewing Company is participating in Negroni Week taking place June 1 - June 7, 2015. During this week, proceeds from the sale of each Negroni drink sold will be donated to Project POOCH. So enjoy this classic and raise a glass to helping youth and dogs build brighter futures!

More about Negroni Week

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Negroni Week
June 1-7
a drink for your cause
#negroniweekPresented by Imbibe Magazine and Campari, Negroni Week was launched in 2013 as a celebration of one of the world's great cocktails and an effort to raise money for charitable causes around the world. From 2013 to 2014, Negroni Week grew from more than 100 participating bars to more than 1,300 participating bars around the world and more than $120,000 raised for charities. In 2015, Negroni Week will take place from June 1-7, when once again, bars around the world will mix their favorite Negroni variations and donating a portion of proceeds from each one sold to a charity of their choice.

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The historic White EaglePub Night at the White Eagle!

Live music. 15% of food and beverage sales will be donated by the musicians to us. Cool Raffles. 21+ after 8 pm.

WHEN: Sunday, June 14
5:00 pm - close
WHERE: McMenamins White Eagle
836 N Russell St, Portland, OR 97227 (map)

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New Opportunity: Oregon Public House

The Oregon Public House

The Oregon Public House has selected Project POOCH to be a Charity Partner!

Please join us for Oregon Public House's Change the World Party, Wednesday, June 3rd, at 7 pm at the pub. This will be the first "reveal" of all the new charities and they will be announcing and introducing us at 7pm at OPH.

WHEN: June 3    7:00 pm
WHERE: The Oregon Public House
700 NE Dekum St.
Portland, OR 97211 (map)

Let's show OPH how much we appreciate their support by having a great POOCH turnout! If you know you'll be joining us, please RSVP through our Change the World Party Facebook Event Page. We hope to see you there!

From July 1 - December 31, 2015, Project POOCH will be in the company of 5 other deserving charities with our logo proudly displayed in the pub during this time. Proceeds from sales will be shared among these six charities. We're thrilled to be partnering with The Oregon Public House! So, please raise a glass in honor of Project POOCH, your pups, OPH, friends, family, really anything you're happy about and help support the pooches and youth!

WHEN: July 1 - Dec 31, 2015
Sun - Thurs    Noon-10:00 pm
Fri -Sat         , Noon-11:30 pm
WHERE: The Oregon Public House
700 NE Dekum St.
Portland, OR 97211 (map)

Also, watch for opportunities throughout the six months to join us at the pub to gather and share POOCH stories with friends, fellow supporters and adopters. Of course, you can head out anytime during the six months for a delicious dinner (it's not your ordinary pub food) and a refreshing pint!

We hope you'll take pics of yourself at the pub with our logo visible and post them to our Facebook page to show your support. Everyone who does between July 1 and December 31, 2015, will be entered to win a cool prize! Bonus, if you happen to sit outside with your pup, take a pic (outside) with them! You'll get an extra entry!

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Step It Up Studios Lakeside Ballroom Society

Step It Up Studios Dance Contest: Cascade Classic

Step It Up Studios in Lake Oswego is hosting the Cascade Classic dance contest, and has chosen Project POOCH to be one of three benefiting charities. Learn more about the event HERE.

WHEN: Tues, August 18 - Sun, August 23rd
WHERE: The Benson Hotel
309 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205 (map)

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Race for the Rescues - Portland


Race for the Rescues

We're gearing up for another amazing Race for the Rescues. We hope you'll join us and walk or run with (or without) your pooch. It's a fun day to celebrate our common love of dogs and have a great time too! Keep an eye on your inbox for details to sign up. Let's beat last year's total and reach for $10,000!

Online registration is now open!

WHEN: Sun, Oct 11
WHERE: Portland International Raceway
1940 N Victory Blvd,
Portland, OR 97217 (map)
REGISTER:: CLICK to register online now!


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ArtBARK Art Show and Sale

Our 2nd Annual ArtBARK will once again be held at The Cleaners in downtown Portland. We received so much positive feedback we're doing it again! Details coming soon. Watch for some cool updates and changes to the format!

WHEN: Thurs, Nov 19
WHERE: The Cleaners
at The Ace Hotel
1022 SW Stark St.
Portland, OR 97205