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Sustain Juicery - ADOPTION EVENT AND MONTH LONG FUNDRAISER - Saturday 8/2/14

Monday, 23 June 2014 16:22 by emilyw

Sustain Juicery has just opened a location in West University and is run by PugHearts' own Wen and Astrid!!!  They are graciously donating 10% of any sales when you mention PugHearts during the month of August and to kick it off PugHearts will have a small adoption event at Sustain on Saturday 8/2/14 from 1pm to 3pm. 

 

Sustain Juicery has tons of made to order COLD PRESSED juices and smoothies.  They also offer juice cleanses.  They strive for locally and/or organically grown ingredients.  If you are a long time juicer or just getting into it, you should check them out - and mention PugHearts!

 

The adoption even on 8/2/14 will run from 1pm to 3pm and will be indoors, but there is limited space, so please leave personal dogs at home (unless you have a meet and greet scheduled). 

 

Sustain Juicery is located at:

 

4061 Bellaire Boulevard Suite G, Houston, TX 77025

http://www.sustainjuicery.com/

(713) 662-3693

PAINT FOR THE PUGS - SATURDAY 6/21/14 - PEOPLE ONLY

Monday, 5 May 2014 13:22 by emilyw

We have a very special event planned for Saturday 6/21/14 from 6pm to 8pm.  Paint for the Pugs will be a PERSON ONLY event where you will be guided through creating an acrylic painting of your own pug (or one of ours if you prefer).  

 

This event will run from 6pm to 8pm at the Club House (located at 2900 Manvel Road Pearland, TX).  There will be a $50 charge to participate (paid in advance), which will cover all your supplies and instruction.  Payments can be paid in cash or check at any upcoming events or via paypal at www.pughearts.com, and indicate Paint for the Pugs in comments.

 

The amazing and beyond talented Karen Rudat will be creating a stencil/transfer from a photo of your very own pug (she recommends face shots for best results).  You will need to email her your photo or you can post it here in this thread by no later than 6/12/14.  At the event on 6/21/14 you will be able to transfer the drawing based upon your photo to a gallery-wrapped canvas, and then go on to paint your own pug masterpiece!!!!

 

 

This is the second time we have done this event and last time we sold out!!!  Spaces are limited, so sign up now!  If you participated last year PLEASE post photos of your artwork in this event so everyone can see!  

PugHearts Crawfish Boil SPONSORED BY HARBOR AMERICA - at Winston's on Washington 6/14/14

Monday, 5 May 2014 13:00 by emilyw

PugHearts is having a Crawfish Boil on 6/14/14 from 1pm to 7pm at!  Come on out an enjoy good food, good people, and good drinks all while helping to raise money for the PUGS!!!!

 

Crawfish will be sold at $5 per pound and every dollar is coming to PugHearts thanks to Heather Lowery and Harbor America who is sponsoring this event!

 

In addition, Winston's on Washington has agreed to host our Crawfish Boil and donate a portion of all drink sales during that time to PugHearts!  Where else can you eat mudbugs and drink booze all in the name of rescue pugs!!!!

 

Winston's on Washington is mainly outdoors and it will be HOT, HOT, HOT, but they are installing misters to help cool everyone down!  Dogs are welcome, but PLEASE BE VERY CAREFUL IF YOU CHOOSE TO BRING YOUR DOG.  We do not want any pugs over heating. 

 

There is a limited amount of Crawfish so come early to eat your fill and stay late to enjoy good company!

 

Winston's on Washington

 

5111 Washington Ave

Houston, TX 77007

 

SPECIAL THANKS TO HARBOR AMERICA FOR SPONSORING THE 2014 PUGHEARTS CRAWFISH BOIL!!!

 

Harbor America provides integrated services to effectively manage critical human resource responsibilities and employer risks for their clients. We deliver these services by establishing and maintaining a co-employer relationship with the employees at the client’s work site and by contractually assuming certain employer rights, responsibilities, and risk. Our Services save you Time & Money Worker’s compensation Human resources management Human Resource Information System (HRIS) Claims management Risk management and safety programs Payroll administration Employee benefitssee less.

 

FIND THEM AT http://www.hapeo.com/

 

 

Also, thank you to Lisa Cook and her team for cooking all the crawfish!  They provided and cooked everything at the PUG-arita party last year, so I know it will be fantastic!

PugHearts 2014 Summer BBQ - Saturday 5/24/14

Monday, 7 April 2014 14:41 by emilyw

Adrienne Donoghue Finch and her family are generously opening up their home and putting on a Summer BBQ for the two legged members of PugHearts.  All the money raised from this event will go to help pay the ever mounting vet bills for the pugs.  

 

THIS IS A PEOPLE ONLY EVENT.

 

Tickets are $10 for adults and $3 for kiddos.  Tickets can be purchased at the door, but please RSVP to pugheartsbbq2014.rsvpify.com so we can get a rough head count for food.  Your ticket will include burgers, sides, and deserts. Frozen margaritas will also be available for $2 for those 21 and up. 

 

There will be a silent auction during this event.  PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN DONATING ITEMS FOR THIS at emilyw@pughearts.com

 

The party will start at noon and go till 6pm on Saturday 5/24/14 at:

1629 Country Blub Blvd

Sugar Land, TX 77478

 

THANK YOU FINCH FAMILY FOR THROWING THIS PARTY FOR PUGHEARTS!

SUSHI ROCK DINNER - 4/26/14 AT 5:30 - ALSO ALL APRIL LONG (see details below)

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 12:40 by emilyw

LOVE SUSHI? LOVE HELPING RESCUE GROUPS?  YOU CAN DO BOTH!

Grab your Sushi-Loving friends and head to Koto Japanese Cuisine or Sushi Rock on TUESDAYS & SATURDAYS during the month of APRIL to support Golden Beginnings Golden Retriever Rescue and PUGHEARTS.  You choose the rescue at checkout and they will receive 20% of the bill as a donation!  Both locations have excellent quality sushi at very affordable prices. 

 

PugHearts would like anyone to participate as many times as they would like in APRIL 2014, because the more Sushi you eat, THE MORE MONEY WE WILL GET!  As a group, we would like to have an early dinner on Saturday 4/26/14 starting at 5:30pm at the SUSHI ROCK location. 

 

KOTO

10842 Westheimer Road

Houston, TX 77042

www.kotoonline.com

 

SUSHI ROCK

2400 W. Holcombe Blvd

Houston, TX 77030

713-667-7625

PUG-A-RITA HAPPY HOUR PARTY AND FUNDRAISER!!! PEARLAND TEXAS 9/7/2013

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 16:37 by emilyw

The Pugs are throwing a Pug-a-rita happy hour party on Saturday 9/7/2013 at "the club house" (2900 manvel rd) in Pearland Texas!  The party will run from 5:30pm to 8:30pm and we will have food and drinks available.  Also, dogs are welcome to attend with you as long as they are sociable and kept on lead.  The foster dogs will be there in the pug pen to greet everyone and try to find a FUR-ever home.

 

We are asking for a donation of $10 at the door that will include admission to the festivities, one drink ticket and food. 

 

The pugs are still busy planning this so more information will be posted later, but they want you all to get it on your calendars now!.

 

So far they have secured a DJ, food, some drinks, and Doggie in Wonderland online pet boutique will even be there for your shopping pleasure!

 

Other fun games and events are still in the works!

 

Many people have stepped up to help out with this event and I am so thankful to you all.  Thank you for your support!

PUGHEARTS GARAGE SALE - SATURDAY 6/1/2013

Monday, 6 May 2013 13:28 by emilyw

PugHearts will be having a garage sale on saturday 6/1/13 from 8am to 1pm to help raise some much needed funds.  Our goal is to raise $2000 and we need your help!  We are looking for volunteers, buyers, and of course donations to sell!!!

Kara Humphrey has secured the indoor club house in the Woodedge Subdivision at 10403 Greencreek Houston texas off Jones and Greencreek between 1960 and cypress north Houston road.

Please let Emily Wolfe or Kara Humphrey via Facebook message if you can help in any way.

Donations should be in good condition and working order.  (please no broken items or tattered/stained clothing).  Also, if you are able to donate a large item please contact us in advance.  We would like to post on craigslist in advance.  If the item does not sell during the garage sale you will need to make arrangements to pick the item up.

We will try to get the most we can for your donated items, but are unable to guarantee a minimum price. 

You can also help by telling your friends, blasting on Facebook, posting flyers at work, or anything else you can think of.

PLEASE NOTE:  THIS IS A PEOPLE ONLY EVENT AND OUR FURRY FRIENDS WILL NEED TO STAY AT HOME.

 

 

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PugHearts GARAGE SALE 6/30/12

Tuesday, 19 June 2012 08:12 by emilyw

PugHearts is raising some funds to support the overwhelming number of pugs we have coming in right now with a good old fashion garage sale on Saturday 6/30/12 at the Woodedge subdivision club house off Jones Road (10403 Greencreek Houston 77070)

The garage sale will run 7am to 1pm and is INSIDE!!!!!   We need human volunteers to come and help and also people to come and shop or donate items.  (Please note:  this is a people only event to raise money we cannot have any of our dogs there). 

Any items that are not sold the day of the garage sale will be donated to another charity.

Kara Humphrey is graciously arranging everything for this fundraiser (thank you Kara!) so please contact her via Facebook with any questions.

WE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE EVERYONE THERE!!!

Here are the directions:

Coming from 290 exit Jones, go right on Jones, cross over 1960, turn right on Greencreek ( u can only turn right) ( you will see the Crooked Ferrett bar on left). U will go thru 2 stop signs, clubhouse is on right after 2nd stop sign.  If u get to Cypress North Houston road at Jones u have gone too far.

PUGHEARTS YAPPY HOUR AT THE RAILYARD

Wednesday, 2 May 2012 08:08 by emilyw

The pugs will be at the Railyard located at 4200 San Felipe, Houston TX 77027 on Sunday 5/20/12 from 5pm-8pm for comradery and FUN-draising.  The Railyard is a great Houston bar that will be allowing the pugs to take over the porch!!!  The bar will also be open inside for those humans lucky enough to attend this event with their pug owners! 

 

There will be a $10 admission donation and 100% benefits PugHearts - you will also get a free drink from the Railyard as part of this donation!

 

Vida Tex-Mex Restaurant will be at the event with some tasty treats you can purchase if you get peckish.

 

You can bring your own dogs to this event, however due to City of Houston codes they cannot go into the bar, but we are hoping for a nice Sunday night!!!!!

 

Hope to see you all there!!!!  Should be a blast!!!!

POCKET SHOTS WITH ROBYN AROUTY - LIMITED AVAILABILTY

Monday, 2 April 2012 08:30 by emilyw

Renowned animal photographer Robyn Arouty will be sponsoring a Pocket Shots event to benefit PugHearts on 5/12/12!!! 

If you haven’t heard of Pocket Shots you are in for a treat!  You get a 30 minute session with Robyn for you and your dog (or cat/rabbit/monkey/ect) for only $75 (+ $15 for every additional animal and person).  The best part is $25 of every sitting fee will go to PugHearts! 

There are only a limited number of slots for this event so make sure you sign up ASAP because once they are full that is it for the year! 

For more information on Robyn Arouty and Pocket Shots or to book your time now please go to:

http://www.robynarouty.com/2012/01/pocketshots-pughearts-may-12th-%E2%80%93-robyn-arouty-photography-houston-tx.html

PLEASE NOTE:  this event is by appointment ONLY.  These are private photo sessions and are not open to the public.