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St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Program Teams are made up of evaluated dogs with certified volunteers. Improving lives on a daily basis, the program brings joy and comfort to the sick, lonely and those in need of a friendly visit. It is continuing to expand as communities recognize the special contributions that caring, four-legged volunteers can bring to all ages. Does your dog have what it takes to be a Therapy Dog? (Age 18+)*

Official Event Sponsors:

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Sponsored by

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GENERAL ADMISSION: Before $15 / Day $20 (Family of 4)

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St John Ambulance, York Region >> EVENTS >> FurryFriends2018

Furry Friends 5k

& Dog Expo

EVENT DATE & LOCATION

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

Angus Glen Golf Course

10080 Kennedy Rd, Markham

EVENT TIME

9am-1pm

 

5k RUN / WALK EVENT:

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St. John Ambulance, York Region

FURRY FRIENDS 5k & Dog Expo

1st Annual Charity 5k Run / Walk & Vendors

Saturday, November 3rd, 9am-1pm

The York Region Branch of St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Program will hold its 1st annual "St John Ambulance Furry Friend 5k Run/Walk & Dog Expo" charity event at 9am, Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 at the prestigious Angus Glen Golf Club, 10080 Kennedy Rd, Markham, Ontario. This event is sponsored by Global Pet Foods (MarkhamUnionville & Stouffville Stores), Angus Glen Golf Club, Furry Friends 5k & RunningFree. Vendor inquires welcomed, CLICK HERE. Event Press Release, CLICK HERE. Poster Download / Request Delivery, CLICK HERE

REGISTRATION & GENERAL ADMISSION:  Purchase through Online Registration

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Pictured above is St. John Ambulance 2018 1st Annual FURRY FRIENDS 5k Run / Walk & Dog Expo (12x18) Poster

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Pictured above is St. John Ambulance 2018 1st Annual FURRY FRIENDS 5k Run / Walk & Dog Expo (12x18) Event Guide

 
 

OFFICIAL EVENT SPONSORS:

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Sponsored by

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PRESS RELEASE:

St. John Ambulance York Region, which has served the communities of York Region for 27 years, is holding its 1st annual "St John Ambulance Furry Friend 5k Run/Walk & Dog Expo" on Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 between 9am-1pm at the prestigious Angus Glen Golf Club, 10080 Kennedy Rd, Markham in support of our Community Service Programs including our Therapy Dog program. A portion of the event proceeds will also support the “Standard Poodles In Need” Rescue & Re-Home organization.

 

Have you ever wanted to walk your dog on a golf course? Here's your chance! With a 5k RUN / WALK through beautiful Angus Glen, prizes, 50/50 draw, vendors and great food trucks, this event has it all for dog lovers. Run/walk is rain or shine, but the Vendor Expo will be held in a heated covered tent.

Race Registration and general admission pricing can be found by visiting St. John Ambulance Furry Friend 5k Run/Walk & Dog Expo webpage: www.SJAyork.ca/furryfriends2018. Participants are encouraged to sign-up online to pre-order their race gear sizes. General admission tickets will also be sold on the event day.

This amazing 5k RUN / WALK, is sponsored by Angus Glen Golf Club, Global Pet Foods (MarkhamUnionville & Stouffville Stores) FurryFriends5k.ca, and Running Free Canada. Sponsorship and vendor inquiries are welcomed. Vendor package info and event posters downloadable here: www.SJAyork.ca/furryfriends2018

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Improving lives on a daily basis, St. John Ambulance THERAPY DOG Program brings joy and comfort to the sick, lonely and to those in need of a friendly visit. This community service is unique to St. John Ambulance Canada and is delivered by Therapy Dog teams, who in 2017, 154+ York Region teams visited 3,500+ clients in hospitals, retirement residences, care facilities, schools and universities. Our four-legged volunteers are always greatly appreciated. See our Therapy Dog Services for more info.

 

St. John Ambulance was established in Canada in 1883 and enables Canadians to improve their health, safety and quality of life by providing training and community service. The York Region Branch, in operation since 1991, provided First Aid training to over 6,500 people in 2016 while volunteers gave 74,500 hours of service.

In addition to Branch’s Therapy Dogs, our volunteers also provide Medical First Response services at events; youth leadership programs; and child car seat safety clinics in addition to providing support regional emergency management efforts.

Past major assistance includes the 2017 Invictus Games, 2015 PanAm / ParaPan Games, the 2013 Special Olympics and the December 2013 Ice Storm.

Follow St.John Ambulance York Region @SJA_York on Facebook,  Twitter,  Instagram & Youtube for First Aid information and to learn more about our local Community Service involvement.

Facebook Event Page: 

Event web site: www.SJAyork.ca/furryfriends2018

Local web site: www.SJAyork.ca

National web site: www.sja.ca

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Pictured above is St. John Ambulance 2018 1st Annual FURRY FRIENDS 5k Run / Walk & Dog Expo Social Event Ad

VENDOR & SPONSOR INFORMATION:

On Saturday, November 3rd, 2018, St. John Ambulance, York Region will be holding its 1st Annual “St. John Ambulance Furry Friends 5k & Dog Expo”. All proceeds from the event will go towards helping St. John Ambulance Community Service Programs including our Therapy Dog programs and will also help support “Standard Poodles In Need”, www.standardpoodlesinneed.com Rescue & Re-Home organization. See the enclosed poster -or- download a colour poster here: www.SJAyork.ca/furryfriends2018.


This 5K RUN / WALK & VENU Expo charity event will take place from 9:00am-1:00 pm at the prestigious Angus Glen Golf Course in Markham. St. John Ambulance has partnered this year with “FurryFriends5k.ca” which already has a large following of runners and dog enthusiasts. The race will start promptly at 9:15am.

 

5k RUN / WALK Online Registration & More race day details, please visit: www.FurryFriends5k.ca


FULL EVENT, Vendor, Activity Guide & Event poster download, please visit: www.SJAyork.ca/furryfriends2018

The general public will be invited to bring their beloved dogs to RACE / WALK through the beautiful grounds of the North Course at Angus Glen and visit with our vendors in a huge heated covered tent. We hope that this event will attract a large demographic of dog owners and families. This could be a fantastic venue for you to showcase your business to York Region pet owners. You and your business can participate in any and/or all of the following ways:

 

  1. HELP advertise the “St. John Ambulance Furry Friends 5k & Dog Expo” by displaying the enclosed poster in a highly visible area of your business and SHARING our SOCIAL MEDIA posts and announcements with your followers.

  2. JOIN US! Purchase a 10’x10’ booth space for the introductory low rate of $100.00. Use the exposure to advertise your business, give out samples and get to know potential customers (There is a limited availability on booths).

  3. Provide a monetary charity donation -or- BECOME an Official Event Sponsor where we will highlight your business.

  4. POTENTIAL of over 1,000 people attending this event with many completing Online Registrations.

  5. PROVIDE a gift basket or prize item to be used as a prize or raffle item on the day of the event.

  6. ANGUS GLEN will provide each vendor with a 50% off voucher for a 2019 foursome of golf.

  7. PROVIDE a business receipt for attending this charity event.

 

We would love to have you involved. The attached Downloadable Vendor Package sets out further details and costs associated with attending and sponsorship opportunities.

 

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Display our posters in your

LOCATION, STORE -or- BUSINESS:

PRINT YOUR OWN

EVENT (8.5"x11") POSTER

(Fits regular size paper)

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EVENT COLOUR POSTER

Delivered to you within York Region

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We encourage you to promote this fun filled and informative family day to your clients and support the St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Program and the work they continue to do for the communities within York Region.

 

Thank you in advance for considering our request. Please contact Rodney Sine at the contact information below by October 17th to confirm participation.                                             

 

Sincerely,                                                                                                             

Rodney Sine

Community Services Coordinator

St John Ambulance York Region Branch

Email: rodney.sine@on.sja.ca Tel: 905-773-3394

Follow St.John Ambulance York Region @SJA_York on Facebook,  Twitter,  Instagram & Youtube for First Aid information and to learn more about our local Community Service involvement.

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2221648154737441/ 

Event web site: www.SJAyork.ca/furryfriends2018

Local web site: www.SJAyork.ca

National web site: www.sja.ca

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For further information about St. John Ambulance in Canada, please visit www.SJA.ca or contact:

 

York Region Branch
201-13321 Yonge Street,
Richmond Hill, ON L4E 0K5  
Tel.: (905) 773-3394
Fax: (905) 773-1046

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St. John Ambulance is Canada’s leading authority in first aid since 1883. Today we train over 550,000 Canadians annually in first aid and other health and safety related courses. As a charitable organization, proceeds from our training are directed back to local communities through our volunteer programs. St. John Ambulance has over 12,000 volunteers across Canada providing more than one million hours of community service annually. They serve their local communities through programs such as Medical First Response, Therapy Dog, Car Seat Clinics, Youth Programs, Disaster Response and more. 

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