Deadline Approaches for 2010 GDA Banquet

The deadline to reserve your discounted hotel room at the 30th Annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet to benefit Guide Dogs of America (GDA) is fast approaching.

The banquet will be held on Saturday, November 20, 2010, at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. The yearly event is the premier fundraiser for GDA, a charitable organization whose mission is to provide guide dogs to visually-impaired individuals free of charge. The deadline to submit dinner reservations is Friday, October 22, 2010. Ads for the tribute book must be in by Saturday, October 30.

The cut-off date for discounted room reservations at the Paris Hotel is Monday, October 25th. To reserve your room, call 888-266-5687. Register with the group code SPGD10 to get the special GDA rate.

GDA was founded by an IAM member in 1948. In addition to the banquet, this year’s fundraising activities also include a “Hawgs for Dogs” Harley-Davidson motorcycle ride on Thursday, November 18th and a charity golf tournament on Friday, November 19th. The tournament is quickly filling up, but there are still openings. Those interested in playing should sign-up as soon as possible.

Visit www.GuideDogsofAmerica.org for more information.