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Book Signing Barnes & Noble Desert Ridge
Sunday, December 04, 2022, 11:00am - 06:00pm

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Calling all Goldens & their devoted Families!

Chi ChiRAG of AZ has again been invited to partner with local author Elizabeth Howell and Barnes & Noble at Desert Ridge Marketplace for a one-day fundraising event.

Date: Sunday December 4, 2022
Time: 11AM-6PM Fundraising
           12-4PM Book signing
Location: Barnes & Noble
               Desert Ridge Marketplace
               21001 N Tatum Blvd, Suite 42
               Phoenix, AZ 85050

Many of you know of Elizabeth Howell and her husband Richard who rescued and adopted Chi Chi a Golden Retriever. Chi Chi was rescued from the South Korean meat market and due to the severity of her injuries, became a quadruple amputee. Chi Chi went on to become a Certified Therapy dog and showed the world how to love again. If you don't know of Chi Chi's story you can read about her at her website.

Elizabeth has now written a book about Chi Chi's life and will be doing a book signing at Barnes & Noble, Desert Ridge from 12-4 on December 4. Along with the book signing Barnes & Noble is holding an all day book fair and the book fair will benefit RAG of AZ.

RAG of AZ needs our volunteers and their amazing Goldens to join us, talk to people about rescue and give every customer a voucher. Then when the customer makes their purchase, they give the cashier the voucher and RAG of AZ will get a percentage of the sale. Even though the book signing is only till 3PM, we can have volunteers stay until 6PM to pass out vouchers.

We are setting up the schedule in 1 hour shifts, but you and your Golden can stay for 2 or 3 shifts if you have the time. We will need 3-4 goldens during each hour of the event. We will be greeting the shoppers as they arrive. To sign up, or if you have any questions please email Becky Buck-Wetzel, Director of Events at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We are looking forward to seeing you and your Goldens on December 4!

11AM - 12PM

On behalf of every Golden Retriever whose life you have touched - and those who do not yet know they will need us - please accept my gratitude for your devotion to our cause.

Becky Buck-Wetzel, Director of Events
Rescue A Golden of Arizona
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