Walk for Animals/Bark for Life – 2018 Photo Contest Winners

Walk for Animals/Bark for Life Raises $5,309!

The Walk for Animals/Bark for Life annual fundraiser held on June 11, 2017 raised a total of $5,309 for Great River Rescue and the American Cancer Society.  The event included over 50 registered walkers, a cancer survivor story, a demonstration from the Red Lake K9 unit, hot dogs from Lucky Dogs, prizes, and a walk along beautiful Lake Bemidji.  Great River Rescue and the American Cancer Society thank everyone who helped make this event possible.  We especially thank our sponsors:

Headline Sponsor – Paul Bunyan Communications

Community Sponsors

  • Eagle Vista Ranch
  • City of Kelliher Liquor Store
  • Ace Hardware
  • Pets Plus
  • Harmony Coop
  • First National Bank
  • Lakes Concrete
  • Lepier Shoreline & Outdoors
  • TruStar Federal Credit Union
  • Spinal Health Professionals
  • Sara Labraaten State Farm Insurance
  • Knife River Materials
  • John Latourelle Photography
  • Mix 103.7

Other Sponsors

  • Target of Bemidji
  • Petopia
  • Naylor Heating & Refrigeration
  • Lucky Dogs
  • Raphael’s Bakery
  • Culvers

Check out these great photos from the event: Click Here

2018 Calendar Photo Contest Winners

Great River Rescue’s online photo contest was a huge success!  In total, there were 65 photo submissions and $4,409 were raised to support GRR’s mission of saving and caring for companion animals.  The contest ran from May 1, 2017 until June 10th and the winners were announced at the Walk for Animals/Bark for Life.  The top 4 vote-getters earned a spot in our 2018 Adoption Calendar.  The next four won a $100 Photography by Trish gift card.  Here is a list of our winners:

  1. Asher – 506 votes
  2. Hunter – 315 votes
  3. Charlie – 291 votes
  4. Bruce – 275 votes
  5. Tiggs – 250 votes
  6. Lulu – 200 votes
  7. Hank – 172 votes
  8. Tuffy – 140 votes

You can still go to GogoPhotoContest.com to see all the submissions: Click Here

Thank you to everyone who participated in our contest!

Our Winner- Asher

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