Sunday, 20 August 2017
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Goldra NOW August Update - food and walkers neededGoldra is immensely grateful for the donations of food that have been made in the last couple of weeks, and we would like to thank everyone who has helped. August is a barren month for fund-raising, and extra support is usually needed.
We are only at the halfway point of the month and have two main requests for anyone in a position to help.

We need FOOD for both adults and puppies, and WALKERS - walking the dogs in the heat of summer is arduous, but if done early in the day, both two and four legs can cope much better!

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APAA Barbeque - Sept 16thAPAA Barbeque At Barbara's house (near Armaçao de Pera) on Saturday 16th September at 1pm. All proceeds go to APAA.

'Zip for a Snip' Day - 1st SeptAPAA are going to work with ´Streetlife´, a new charity addressing sterilisation in the Eastern Algarve, and join in with their 'Zip for a Snip' Day on Friday 1st September.

We are talking the Zip wire from Spain to Portugal over the Guadiana River, then lunch will be at a typically Portuguese restaurant in Alcoutim.

ACCA's Casablanca night 2017 at Conrad Algarve - Sept 2ndCelebrate the last days of summer in style with ACCA’s Casablanca night. on Saturday September 2nd 2017, at Conrad Algarve

Start the evening with a welcome cocktail and canapés by the pool followed by a 5 course menu with drinks included. ACCA's Casablanca night is a “Cool way to heat up this Summer”, be ready to Chill to the beats of "Suprema" concert, a mix of jazz, soul, rhythm and blues that will add that extra touch of glamour to your evening. Non-stop entertainment with DJ and Dancing after.

GoldraYou may remember that earlier in the year, the number of dogs and puppies at the Sanctuary was down to around 109, and Jan´s ambition was to get that total down to the ton or less. The current population is 127, and the place is FULL...CLICK HERE to read more.

Dress to Impress Summer Ball - Sept 2ndFLIC (funds for local identified causes) present ... the DRESS TO IMPRESS SUMMER BALL on Saturday, September 2nd, from 7 pm at the Amendoeira Golf Resort, Alcantarilha.

Enjoy a fabulous 3 course meal, including half a bottle of the finest Portuguese wine, live music courtesy of DJ GARY and dancing, all for only €28.99 per person.

Tomorrow Charity Golf Day - Sept 9thTomorrow Algarve and Espiche Golf invite you to our annual Charity Golf Day on Saturday September 9th 2017 at Espiche Golf Club.

The event will be Texas Scramble format, teams of 4. Shotgun start at 10.30am.

The competition will be followed by a BBQ, prize giving and charity raffle.

GoldraThose who follow events in the UK, as I do avidly, will have heard a lot about the MMT recently. It seems from recent conversations that there are those who believe that we at Goldra have access to this cornucopia, and that we are rolling in cash. Most readers of this newsletter will be aware that this is certainly not the case .....CLICK HERE to read more.