Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation is honored to have been selected as a charity partner for the Windsor Locks Lions Club 5K & 10K Bradley Road Race! The event takes place on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at the Windsor Locks High School. $25 early registration is available until March 16th -- and all online registrations receive a FREE t-shirt! *Use Fidelco’s exclusive code “FGDF” and receive an additional $5 discount. Don’t delay, get your registrations in today! Visit: http://bit.ly/2FWxeNU for all the details.
Sign up today to join #Fidelco puppies at The Hop Knot - Southington on Saturday, March 24th from 12pm-8pm. We’ll be enjoying craft beers and an intriguingly twisted menu!
This is a great way to support Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation’s life changing mission, while having fun with family, friends, and PUPPIES! 15% of your food purchase will be donated to Fidelco, but only if you RSVP in advance, so don’t delay, register today!
When it snows, you have three choices: shovel, make snow angels, or SHOP!...
From now through March 31, 2018 Amazon will donate 1.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to #Fidelco.
AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.
So, race on in out of the snow and start TRIPLING your support for Fidelco's life changing mission by registering here: http://amzn.to/1bSPTm5.
This weather is snow joke! Take a break from shoveling and sign up now to join #Fidelco puppies at The Hop Knot - Southington on Saturday, March 24th from 12pm-8pm. We’ll be enjoying craft beers and an intriguingly twisted menu!
This is a great way to support Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation’s life changing mission, while having fun with family, friends, and PUPPIES! 15% of your food purchase will be donated to Fidelco, but only if you RSVP in advance, so don’t delay, register today at: http://bit.ly/2FQjq7k
Don’t limit your challenges. Challenge your limits! Fidelco client Brad Snyder USA and his guide dog Gizzy epitomize challenging limits. As a swimmer for the United States Paralympic team Snyder has won five Gold medals and two Silver. He lost his eyesight from an IED explosion while serving in the United States Navy in Afghanistan. Among fully blind swimmers, he is the current world record holder for the 100-meter freestyle.
Knowing no limits, Brad began a new challenge on Sunday March 10, 2018 during the CAMTRI Paratriathlon competition in Sarasota, FL. Brad’s new ambition: to adopt a second sport and compete in the Paratriathlon in Tokyo 2020. Stay tuned for additional updates on Fidelco’s exceptional athletes as they travel alongside their Fidelco Guide Dogs on the road to Tokyo. #roadtotokyo #paralympics #teamusa #fidelcoguidedogs
The difference between try and triumph is a little “umph.” Fidelco client Amy Dixon and her guide dog Woodstock understand what it takes to triumph in life. As an elite Paratriathlete Dixon continues to excel and shatter expectations. Amy lost 98% of her sight due to a rare type of Uveitis (an inflammatory autoimmune eye disease), but overcame this obstacle and continues to excel. In 2016 she was a USA Paratriathlon National Team Member, and has been ranked one of the top fiv...e in the world in the sport of Paratriathlon as a visually impaired female.
On Sunday March 10, 2018 during the CAMTRI Paratriathlon competition in Sarasota, FL. Amy embarked upon her journey to compete in the Paratriathlon in Tokyo 2020. Stay tuned for additional updates on Fidelco’s exceptional athletes as they travel alongside their Fidelco Guide Dogs on the road to Tokyo. #roadtotokyo #paralympics #teamusa #fidelcoguidedogs
March 6, 2018
Redbarn Pet Products Expands Voluntary Recall of Dog Chews...
Redbarn Pet Products has expanded their voluntarily recall to include all lots of product manufactured with raw material from a single supplier because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall is limited to products distributed from March 2017 through February 2018. This supplier’s raw material was used to produce the Redbarn, Chewy Louie, Dentley’s and Good Lovin’ brand products with best-buy dates ending in BC.
Salmonella can affect animals eating the products, and there is a risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or surfaces exposed to these products. No illnesses, injuries or complaints have been reported to date.
On this International Women's Day #IWD2018 #FidelcoGuideDogFoundation pays tribute to the Honorable Linda Spoonster Schwartz: Nurse, Veteran, Advocate, & Woman Making History. Today (March 8th) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.
Retired Air Force nurse Linda Schwartz is among 15 women selected as 2018 Women’s History Honorees by the #NationalWomensHistoryProject. Recognized under the theme Nevertheless She Persisted...: Women Fighting All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, Schwartz overcame a military injury to become one of the nation’s leading veterans’ advocates focusing especially on women vets.
Schwartz served as Connecticut Commissioner/Commandant of Veterans Affairs (2003-2014) focusing on improving programs for women veterans, homeless veterans, and mental health services. In 2013, President Obama nominated her to be Assistant Secretary of Veteran Affairs for Policy and Planning where she continued to fight for issues such as veteran suicide prevention, and survivors of military sexual trauma.
I’m deeply proud Congress passed my bill to make sure Newman's Own and other companies that donate 100% of their profits to charity can keep doing so. Newman’s ...Own would’ve face a 200% increase in its taxes w/out my bill. Now it can keep doing good work and supporting charities like Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation
What a wonderful turnout in support of the Manchester Lions Clubs 22nd Annual Bowl for Fidelco Fenix Memorial Bowling Tournament. If you’re in the area stop by and bid on the silent auction, or just say hello.
Manchester Lions Club
22nd Annual Bowl for Fidelco
Fenix Memorial Bowling Tournament
When: Saturday, March 3, 2018
Where: Spare Time Vernon Lanes
Address: 350 Talcottville Rd Vernon CT
Details: Choose the 1:00pm or 4:30pm session and bring your family and friends to enjoy bowling, pizza, raffles, and more.
Sign up by contacting Lion Michelle Wood at: (860) 533-9861.
“When I grow up I want to earn a Fidelco harness just like you.” Fidelco puppy raisers are the first important influence in the lives of our Fidelco pups. Without their love, dedication and patience, we could not produce the quality of guide dog that is a hallmark of Fidelco. To learn more about raising a hero and changing a life visit: http://bit.ly/2oGzyhc. To support Fidelco’s life changing mission visit: http://bit.ly/2FbXFzp.
“With your gift, I’ll grow up to serve as a partner for someone who is blind.” Please consider supporting #FidelcoGuideDogs life changing mission with a monetary donation by visiting: http://bit.ly/2FbXFzp. Perhaps you’d prefer to go above and beyond by joining the thousands of families and individuals that have participated in the Fidelco volunteer puppy raiser program. To learn more visit: http://bit.ly/2HXT6GH.
***ACTION ALERT PLEASE SHARE*** #FidelcoGuideDogFoundation is committed to partnering men and women who are blind with our elite breed of German Shepherd Guide Dogs. Thanks solely to the generosity of our donors and tireless work of our staff and volunteers, Fidelco is able to create exceptional guide dog partnerships that empower our clients' independence and forever change their lives. You can help ensure freedom and independence for individuals who are visually disabled by making an on-line donation today. Simply click on this link: http://bit.ly/2FbXFzp and become a partner in exceptional today!
***LIKES NEEDED*** #FidelcoGuideDogs is competing in the #FairfieldCountyGives photo contest! You can help these Fidelco pups fill this case with $500 by "LIKING" this photo until 4PM today!!! (While we realize that "Sharing is Caring," in order for "LIKES" to count, they must be tallied on this original post only, so please encourage your friends to visit Fidelco's Facebook Page to vote). Fairfield County's Community Foundation