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CrossFit for K-9s Fundraiser
Sat, Mar 12 2011 - Sat, Mar 12 2011
09:30 AM - 03:00 PM
Cynergy CrossFit, Hanson

Byron the 10 year old golden retriever needs $700 to fund a toe amputation.

Achill, a retired police dog needs a root canal and follow up dental work.

Cynergy CrossFit , 23 Commercial Waye, Hanson will be hosting a workout event and raffle to benefit dogs in need on Saturday, March 12, 10am-3pm.

Proceeds from the event will benefit:

Byron, a 10 year old Golden Retriever who needs a toe amputation due to a tumor. His owner Tim has been out of work and is unable to cover the cost of surgery. He has raised some funds through his friends and family but needs an additional $450 to cover vet bills.

The second dog is Achill, a 4 year old German Shepherd who was raised in the Czech Republic. Achill and his owner Nancy are graduates of the Boston Police K9 Academy and internationally certified as a narcotic detection team. Due to a serious injury during a K9 demonstration in December, Achill suffered a broken jaw and fractured a canine tooth. Achill was officially retired as a police dog in January as a result of the need for future veterinary care. Estimated dental work exceeds $4,000.

Vested Interest in K-9s, Inc. a Taunton based 501c(3) non-profit fundraising organization dedicated to providing bullet and stab protective vests for law enforcement K-9s throughout Massachusetts is the third recipient. Bullet/stab protective vests have a price tag of $735 each. Stop by and meet several area K9 teams.

Competitors will workout with a partner and may choose their own partner or Cynergy CrossFit will choose one for you. CrossFit will run several, short partner WODs (Workout of the Day) as well as a team event which will be a random pairing of two teams. This event is opened to experienced CrossFitters as well as beginners. They also have a kids event for 5-10 year olds, so bring the whole family! Online registration, donations, raffle item donations or interested volunteers please visit: http://conta.cc/WOD4PAWS or register on-site the day of the event at 9:30am. The fee is $25 per athlete, which includes a tee shirt. Kids fee is $12.50

Pack a cooler, bring a lunch and beverage of your choice. You may want to bring a lawn chair too as seating is very limited. This event will be fun to participate in as well as watch!

There are many ways you can help support this event!ย  If you wonโ€™t be competing, you can purchase a t-shirt, donate cash, donate items for the raffle, volunteer or be a sponsor.

A $250.00 sponsorship donation will include your logo on the event tee shirts and the Cynergy CrossFit website. Please call 617- 962-0257 or email info@cynergycrossfit.com by March 4th to be a sponsor.

Cynergy CrossFit is a fitness philosophy that believes true health and fitness is attained by training a wide variety of functional movements and executing them at high intensity. It is designed for universal scalability. For more information visit: www.cynergycrossfit.com.