Thursday, April 13, 2017

Donations needed for RLRR fundraising this summer

Red Lake Rosie's Rescue will be participating at a number of summer events around the Twin Cities with a table to promote our organization and items to sell to support our work with Reservation companion animals.

We need handcrafted items for both pets and humans, and donated items in new condition to sell at these events. All proceeds will benefit the animals of RLRR.

Please contact Lynn Mecum at or call 651-283-7668 for more information. Listed below are the events we have scheduled to attend so far:

Saturday, May 20, 2017  10am - 2pm
Bark in the Park
Hilde Performance Center
3500 Plymouth Blvd 
Plymouth, MN 55447

Bring your favorite four-legged friend and visit us, other non-profit groups, and vendors.  There will be vaccinations and nail trimming available, "Ask The Vet", and dog merchandise for sale.  You and your dog can enjoy the Pup-arazzi photo booth, face painting, caricatures, and kiddie dog pools!  The Hilde Performance Center is an open air stage surrounded by grassy areas for you and your dog to romp and play. Free admission. 

Saturday & Sunday, June 10 & 11, 2017
Minnesota Pet Expo
Minneapolis Convention center
1301 2nd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  

Come and visit us and numerous exhibitors and vendors.  There will be many pet-related items for sale, prize giveaways, pet behavior and training, an adoption event, discounted vaccinations and microchipping, and free nail trims.  Entertainment includes agility demonstrations, a pet talent contest, a pet costume contest, obedience demonstrations, and pet/owner musical chairs.  Since this event is indoors, check out the few rules on the web site for bringing your pet.  Free admission.

Saturday, June 17  9am - 4pm
Minnesota State Fairgrounds

We had so much fun last year, that we are back again this year.  Entertainment includes Ragtown Band, Josh Perisian, a comedy show, a bird show, and the Teddy Bear Band.  Visit non-profit groups, other rescue organizations, vendors, and the Pet Buffet.  Enjoy dock dog competitions, Far-Out K9 Flying Disc Experience, K9 demonstrations, wiener dog races, cutest pet competition, and the Amazing Pet contest.  Free admission and parking.  

Sunday, August 6, 2017  11am - 3pm
Paws on Grand
Grand Avenue, St. Paul
(Check back to find out where we will be)

Celebrate the dog days of summer with us on St. Paul’s Grand Avenue.  Grand Avenue businesses partner with local rescue groups to celebrate our four-legged friends.  Gather up giveaways, eat and relax on pet-friendly restaurant patios, learn about pet adoption, support rescue groups such as Red Lake Rosie’s Rescue, meet adoptable animals, and pose for the popular pet photo contest!

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