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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Greyt Happenings For Willamette Valley Greyhound Lovers - May, 2017



The May, 2017 issue of Greyt Happenings can be downloaded here

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Tribute To Mary Lou Finigan - A Celebration of Life - Sunday, May 7th

Mary Lou Staats Finigan

Join Us For
A Celebration of a Life Beautifully Lived

OPEN HOUSE

Sunday, May 7, 2017
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Finigan Home
1250 Irvington Drive
Eugene, OR
97401

Join us to share memories of an amazing woman
and the special times in her life

Refreshments and Appetizers will be provided

Greyhounds Welcome!  Please bring a muzzle for playtime.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Mary Lou Finigan, Eugene/Springfield GPA Greyhound Placement Volunteer & Event Coordinator, Passes Away


Long-time GPA volunteer Mary Lou Finigan of Eugene passed away on Monday, April 17th.  Mary Lou was a wonderful person, generous with her volunteer time and a tremendous Greyhound advocate.  Give your pooch a hug and a scritch under the chin and remember the fantastic, unselfish work Mary Lou did for GPA and the hounds.  Mary Lou was 72.  






Sunday, April 16, 2017

Another GREYT Greyhound Walk!

Easter Sunday turned out to be a wonderful day for a stroll along the Dave Clark path above the Willamette River in Albany!  

Sixteen Greyhounds (well, OK....15 & a very Greyhound-like Whippet) and their people met at Monteith Park in Albany, Oregon for a pleasant river walk.  Plans for a post-walk gathering at Calapooia Brew Pub had to be scrapped due to their Easter Sunday closure.  Oh well....next time!


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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

April Greyhound Walk - Sunday, April 16th

Greetings Willamette Valley Greyhound Lovers!

Let's enjoy the spring and walk along the river in Albany on Sunday, April 16.  Meet in the parking lot at Monteith Park at 1:30 pm (https://www.cityofalbany.net/departments/parks-and-recreation/parks/parks).  If there's interest after our walk we can meet at Calapooia Brewing (http://calapooiabrewing.com/blog/); they have a dog-friendly patio and were very welcoming the last time we went there as a group.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Eugene Downtown Dog Ban Goes Into Effect Monday, April 10th

Downtown dog ban goes into effect Monday


Police seek voluntary compliance through education and warnings.


Eugene police officers plan to ease people into the pilot ­downtown dog ban that takes effect Monday.

Sgt. Julie Smith, supervisor of the downtown patrol team, said the focus of officers ­during the ban’s first few weeks will be to educate people about the ban and issue warnings to gain voluntary compliance rather than write $100 tickets. But Smith cautioned that early leniency would go only so far, and ­officers will issue citations if they run into the same ­individuals ­continuing to flout the ban. 

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

April Birthdays!

Happy Birthday to the following Willamette Valley Greyhounds!

April 2nd:  Drake - Age 11

April 7th:  DJ - Age 4
                  James - Age 7
                  Echo - Age 4

April 11th:  Phoebe - Age 6

April 16th:  Toby - Age 4

April 18th:  Arissa - Age 12

April 24th:  Keith - Age 7

April 28th:  Pandora - Age 6

April 29th:  Jada - Age 5

DJ

Brodie




James

Jada

Echo
Keith