Greyhound Gala

  • Date/time: Saturday, September 29, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Location: Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188

You won’t want to miss GPA-WI’s biggest fundraiser of the year! At the Gala Greyhound Gathering, hundreds of greyhounds will gather from all corners of the state for shopping, games, silent and live auctions, contests, food, photos, the radar run and so many more exciting activities. All well-mannered greyhounds and their owners are welcome.

Admission is free!

Do you have a donation item to provide for Gala?
GPA-WI has coordinated several dropoff sites so you can provide your fantastic donations for the fundraiser’s bag raffles and silent auction! Find out when and where you can drop off your item: click here >>


Exciting events and activities in store for 2018

 

Gala 2018 cookbook

Meatloaf, marinara and muffins — oh my! New for the 2018 Greyhound Gala Gathering is the GPA-WI Cookbook, full of delectable recipes submitted from GPA-WI adopters and volunteers. The cookbook will be available for purchase at the Gala. Proceeds will benefit GPA-WI and its mission of finding loving, adoptive home for retired racing greyhounds.

Fast Track Coffee Blend

Grab a mug, pet a greyhound and enjoy the delicious Fast Track Coffee Blend! Coffee sales took place August 15 – September 9. A portion of coffee proceeds benefit GPA-WI. Did you miss ordering your coffee? Extra bags of coffee will be available for purchase at Gala. First come, first served. See complete details about Fast Track Coffee at www.gpawisconsin.org/coffee.

Cash raffle

You could be a big winner in the cash raffle at Gala! When you purchase raffle tickets, you help GPA-WI and also increase your chances of winning some dough. You do not need to be present to win. The three grand prize winners of the 2018 Gala Cash Raffle will be drawn and announced at Gala. Grand prizes will include:

  • 1st place winner: $1000 cash
  • 2nd place winner: $500 cash
  • 3rd place winner: $250 cash

Raffle tickets are $5 per individual ticket, or increments of 3 for $13. With no limit on the ticket quantity, you can buy as many as you like! Buy your tickets in one of the following ways:

  • Mail a check to GPA-WI at Greyhound Pets of America-WI, P.O. Box 308, Genoa City, WI 53128.*
  • Purchase your cash raffle tickets via PayPal. Note “raffle” in “instructions to seller” in PayPal.* Visit GPA-WI’s PayPal page: click here >>
  • Purchase your cash raffle tickets at Gala on September 29. You’ll receive your raffle ticket stub(s) at Gala.

*If paying via check or PayPal, GPA-WI will send your raffle ticket stub number(s) to you after your purchase. 

Vendors

Buy everything you need for your hound from these exciting vendors!

Midwest Greyhound Adoption
Long Neck Decko
Greyt Glass-Bec
kim good Lula Roa
Candy’s Collars
Pet-a-Licious
GPA-WI Resale
GPA-WI Retail
Dance Dance Photography
Greyt Wear
Voyager’s K9 Apparel
Three Hounds Training

So much more!

Hounds attending the event can participate in the radar run, professional photos and various contests. Humans will enjoy food and drinks, basket raffles, cash raffle, silent auction bidding, browsing vendor displays, GPA-WI retail shop and so much more!

All proceeds go to helping GPA-WI and its mission of finding loving, adoptive homes for retired racing greyhounds.