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Milwaukee Holiday Parade

(Many of us animal households have more than one pet) so please help sponsor our sister meetup group: WI Pugs
http://www.meetup.com/WI-Pug-Play-Group-Wag-More-Bark-Less/events/139330902/

It is that time of year to start thinking about...yes, the holidays, Christmas is around the corner. Milwaukee Pug Fest will be in the Milwaukee Holiday Parade.

Date: Saturday November 23, 2013

Time to be the parade site: 8:00-8:15 the very latest

Attire: Your pugs (and other doggie siblings) can be dressed in any type of holiday attire they would like.

Please this year, no humans can be dressed like Santa except the big guy himself, per request of the Milwaukee Holiday Parade personnel!

Things to bring: Your HOLIDAY SPIRIT AND THE WILLINGNESS TO HAVE A GREAT TIME.
Pug fans everywhere will be watching the Milwaukee Holiday Parade from all over the world, and we do not want to disappoint them, so we would like as many pugs and their parents to come out and walk in the parade.. You will have a great time, make many people happy, and your holiday spirit will be contagious!
Your pugs can walk in the parade, or if they prefer, a Holiday Decorated Stroller or Wagon would be great too.

We will also be on TV so this is a great way for Milwaukee Pug Fest to get the word out about pugs in need and it will also help with our donations. Our goal is to help pug rescue groups in need, and there are many many pug rescue groups and pugs in need who definitely could use our help.

Please come join us at the Milwaukee Holiday Parade and help make millions of people and their pets happy.
We guarantee you and your pugs will have a wonderful time and you will catch that holiday spirit!

If you would like to join us at the Milwaukee Holiday Parade, email Joe and Diane at: [masked]

Those who will be walking in the parade, we will email your parade information to you (2) weeks prior to the parade date of November 23rd, 2013.
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FYI: for more details of Milwaukee 2013 Holiday Parade, please visit this site:http://www.milwaukeeparade.com/

Parade starts at 9:30 a.m. and will run approximately till 10:30 a.m.
The parade will be televised locally on Fox 6.
This is the 87th Annual Milwaukee Holiday Parade. The parade will feature approximately 100 units and take about one hour to pass a given point.

Contact Person: Suzanne DeGrace Spaeth, Producer
Info:[masked] or Fax:[masked]
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Last year 2012 we meet as a group between Cass and Marshall.
This year the parade looks like it will begin at the corner of Astor Street and E. Kilbourn Ave

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Cold but Fun! I would do this event again. Riley loved getting dressed up, and the extra attention. She really liked, checking out the filming crew. Everyone was very nice to us.

    November 23, 2013

    • Pongo

      Lorna, I posted picture of you and Riley

      1 · November 24, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thank You Pongo!!! Wonderful picture...

      November 25, 2013

  • Jenny

    I LOVED LOVED the dancing guy too!!!! It was so cold and standing for an hour and a half was brutal. I was not prepared at all. I should have dressed warmer. I guess winter is here. It was really nice seeing and talking with Rick and Debbie and meeting the rest of you. Thanks for letting us be a part of the parade!
    The best part was seeing the smiles on the kids faces :)

    1 · November 23, 2013

  • Pongo

    It was fun but darn cold with the wind. Will post pictures but was hard since my hands were freezing and fighting the glare of the sun

    November 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Brrrr...during line-up. Once we got moving much better. I had a great time, and it was so nice meeting all of the other dog parents. Loved Loved the dancing Puggle parents :)

    November 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have not received any parade information...Please send...Thanks!

    Where are we meeting?

    November 22, 2013

    • Pongo

      Will be looking for you:) Br.......

      November 23, 2013

    • Debbie & R.

      BRRR is right.

      November 23, 2013

  • Pongo

    Looks like to meet as stated in meetup- corner of Cass & Marshall no later than 8:30

    November 23, 2013

  • Kathy

    Olivia sounds precious can't wait to see her. All of our dogs look so cute in their parade outfits and the children watching the parade go wild over our dogs.

    2 · November 18, 2013

  • tori

    awe, I have a pamapoo not a pug, olivia has a very cute outfit oh well

    November 17, 2013

    • Debbie & R.

      I look forward to meeting your pamapoo, Olivia at the parade.

      2 · November 17, 2013

  • Pongo

    Please do not forget to email Diane or Joe at [masked] to get your free parking pass.

    November 14, 2013

  • Jim D.

    LET"S DO THIS!

    November 14, 2013

    • Pongo

      Jim, don't forget to email Diane and Joe at [masked], I got a email with my free parking pass. We should decide where to meet too

      November 14, 2013

  • Suzanne

    Jazzie & I will be there!

    November 4, 2013

    • Pongo

      Are you coming? Please change your RSVP according, thanks.

      November 5, 2013

  • Suzanne

    Jazzie & I will be there!

    November 4, 2013

    • Pongo

      Suzanne, be nice to see you and Jazzie!! :)

      November 5, 2013

  • Kathy

    This is such a fun time. We did it last yard and the time before the parade was spent visiting with many nice dog owners & what did we talk about our cute dogs of course! The kids along the parade route enjoyed our little dressed up dogs.

    1 · November 2, 2013

  • Pongo

    Depending on how many RSVP's, I will try to pinpoint a actual time and exact location (not sure if it will be like last year) and depending on weather conditions, etc. Please feel free to contact me via meetup.

    November 2, 2013

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