Some of our very brave volunteers will be taking the plunge for these giants we love! Please consider pledging some of our volunteers by visiting https://www.firstgiving.com/event/forestlakerotary/winterplunge2019/participants, and choose the plunger you’d like to sponsor. Or you can visit our website at thegreatdanerescue.com, click the DONATE button and flag your donation for the Winter Plunge and a particular plunger.
The plunge takes place on Forest Lake across from:
Vannelli's by the Lake / Lakeside Park
95 East Broadway Avenue, Forest Lake, MN 55025
Izzy’s Ice Cream will be donating $2 from every single scoop in a cake, sugar, waffle cone or cup to UMGDR! Other donations are welcome as well, but why not get some ice cream?!
Both locations are participating in this event, so pick the one most convenient for you:
St. Paul Location
2034 Marshall Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104
1100 2nd St. South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Do you wait until the last minute to shop? Come up to Barnes and Noble in Maplewood Mall and get your gifts wrapped! We are accepting donations for our efforts and will have some Danes available for snuggles as well!
3001 White Bear Ave. No., Ste 1030
Maplewood, MN 55109
Please join the Upper Midwest Great Dane Rescue for a picnic at Thresher Field in Eagan, MN on September 8, 2018
2018 marks the 10 year anniversary of establishing the Upper Midwest Great Dane Rescue so we plan to make this year's picnic extra special!
This is our annual picnic, so come one, come all!
This event is open to volunteers, adopters, potential adopters, contributors and the general dog-loving public! Dogs of all shapes and sizes are welcome to attend as long as they and their humans are well behaved (and the dogs are on a leash).
-Taco bar offered for lunch with bottled water. $5 donation to eat. There will be vegetarian and gluten free items available.
-$1 and $10 raffle tickets for chances to win small and large prizes
-Caricature artist from 11:30am-2:30am
-Training Classes/tips for you and your dogs-Lauren
The picnic will be at Thresher Fields Park in Eagan, MN. The picnic set up and events will be at the picnic shelter. Eagan's fence enclosed off-leash dog park is next to the picnic area.
In honor of Dane County Dog Parks, Wisconsin Brewing Company is hosting the 2nd Annual "Barks for Parks!" celebration at their facility in Verona. This afternoon of fun will include live music, food, and entertainment for both two- and four-legged friends and family. Food will be available for purchase at the event.
Open Streets Minneapolis is a free event bringing together community groups and local businesses to temporarily close major thoroughfares to car traffic, opening them up for people walking, biking, rolling, and playing. On Central Ave NE, 22nd Ave NE,
Monroe St NE, & E Hennepin Ave, come out and enjoy walking up and down this area that is usually congested with car traffic.
Our Great Dane Ambassadors will be there for pets, photo ops, and donations. Please stop by!