Get Ready to Party with Annual GDHS Fur Ball Cruise

by Lorraine Payette, written July 30, 2015

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A hoppin’ and a boppin’ to the Crocodile Rock!

(Gananoque, ON) In the dog days of August, there’s nothing better than hanging with all the cool cats at the annual Gananoque and District Humane Society Fur Ball! The costume cruise of the season, you glide blissfully along with the 1,000 Islands Cruises Rockport Boat Line, snacking on delicious homemade food and strutting like a peacock. It’s a chance to bring out your inner party animal while you dance the time away to the sounds of R-Banned, cover group extraordinaire, playing all of your classic party favourites from the ‘60s and ‘70s. Pussycat, Pussycat, we hope you’re ready to Crocodile Rock your way to helping a great cause. – to read more>

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GDHS Gearing up for Third Annual Fur Ball

Time to break out and have some fun

by Lorraine Payette, written June 30, 2014

“Ev’rybody wants to be a cat
Because a cat’s the only cat
Who knows where it’s at …”
– The Aristocats

(Gananoque, ON) Time to trim your whiskers and get out your tails – the Gananoque and District Humane Society (GDHS) is getting ready to bring you its 3rd Annual Fur Ball Boat Cruise.

“Please join us aboard the Sea Prince at the Rockport Boat Line for a fun-filled sightseeing cruise,” said Heather Caird of the GDHS. – to read more>

3rd Annual GDHS Chilli Fest Coming on February 1

Senor LaLa and Chiquita Chihuahua overwhelmingly support the GDHS Chilli Fest!

Senor LaLa and Chiquita Chihuahua overwhelmingly support the GDHS Chilli Fest!

by Lorraine Payette

Listen up, you chilli chefs and aficionados, it’s going to get hot, hot, HOT! for the Gananoque and District Humane Society’s (GDHS) 3rd annual Chilli Cook-Off and Festival to be held at the Lansdowne Recreation Centre, 1 Jesse Street, on Saturday, February 1.

The Shelter is looking for chilli, chilli and MORE chilli!

“If you have it, we want it,” said Arlene Massey of GDHS. “Hot or mild, extra meaty, vegetarian, exotic – any kind of homemade chilli. We have categories for everyone. And the judges will be the general public, so we really will know who makes the best chilli around.” – to read more>

Cookies, Critters and Crafts – Oh, My!

Come on down!

Come on down!

by Lorraine Payette, written October 19, 2013

(GANANOQUE, ONTARIO) If you go down to the Branch 92 Legion in Gananoque on Saturday, November 16, be prepared for a good time. The Gananoque and District Humane Society is holding its annual Cookies, Critters and Crafts for Kids fund raiser, and all sorts of tasty things are in store. – to read more>

GDHS Clothing Bazaar Has Something for Everyone

Come on, what are you waiting for?

Come on, what are you waiting for?

by Lorraine Payette, written October 17, 2013

(GANANOQUE, ONTARIO) With winter fast approaching, and the entire Christmas gift giving season on its heels, this is the perfect time to enhance your wardrobe or look for that special one-of-a-kind garment that will turn heads and make everyone gape in wonder. And where better to find that ideal item than at the Gananoque and District Humane Society’s annual clothing sale? – to read more>

GDHS Fur Ball 2.5 a Great Success

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by Lorraine Payette, written September 4, 2013

“Fox-es! … We are… wild and crazy guys!”
– Steve Martin as Georg Festrunk, SNL

(ROCKPORT, ONTARIO) The outrageous downpour that slowed the Gananoque and District Humane Society’s (GDHS) party animals down for the second annual Fur Ball didn’t dare show its cantankerous head on August 30 when they got together again to take off for Fur Ball 2.5. These were some serious cats and kittens, and they were out to have a good time rocking on the river to the joyous strains of R Banned, all for the benefit of the animals. – to read more>

GDHS Presenting Gala 4th Annual Autumn Dinner

GDHS Autumn Gala Invitation

GDHS Autumn Gala Invitation

by Lorraine Payette, written September 5, 2013

(GANANOQUE, ONTARIO) Prepare to tantalize your taste buds and enjoy a spirited auction to help raise money for a great cause. The Gananoque & District Humane Society (GDHS) is holding its fourth annual Autumn Dinner at 6:00 pm on Saturday, September 28, at the Christ Church Hall on Princess Street in Gananoque, and they’d love to see you there. – to read more>

Nothing Can Sink Second Annual GDHS Fur Ball

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by Lorraine Payette, written on July 19, 2013

(ROCKPORT, ONTARIO) It looked like a job for Noah’s ark on July 19 when the skies opened over Rockport and the winds came up. But a severe thunderstorm wasn’t about to put the Gananoque and District Humane Society’s (GDHS) second annual Fur Ball aground. – to read more>

Bayridge Public School Students Raise Money for GDHS

by Lorraine Payette, written July 2, 2013

(KINGSTON, ONTARIO) Ms Hessell’s Grade 5/6 class at Bayridge Public School in Kingston was happy to go out and help the Gananoque and District Humane Society once again on June 26, 2013 with their second annual classroom fundraiser.

“Once again we’ve raised money for the Gananoque and District Humane Society,” said Hessell. “John and Diane (Seymour) have come in once again to accept and to talk to our class about what it means. We sold freezies, we made and sold friendship bracelets, fancy bracelets, bookmarks. We had a raffle for Jolly Ranchers, which was a big hit, and this was all over one lunch hour. All the kids pulled together and made posters – 26 students – and we raised $208.90.” – to read more>