In honor of Greyhound Awareness Month, The Greyhound Adoption League of Texas (GALT) and The Deep Ellum Foundation pair up for the Deep Ellum Pup Crawl and Poker Run on Saturday, October 22nd from 12:30 to 7pm. Registration begins at 12:30 pm at Bark Park Central (southwestern corner of the intersection of Good-Latimer Expressway and Commerce Streets, underneath the elevated portion of US75) in Deep Ellum.
Cost is $25 per person and includes poker, event t-shirt, drink/food specials and GALT goody bag. Pup crawl stops include Trees, Club Dada, St. Pete’s Dancing Marlin, The Bone and Reno’s Chop Shop. All breeds are welcome. Proceeds benefit The Greyhound Adoption League of Texas. For the Poker Run, Pup Crawlers receive a playing card at each stop. At the final destination, prizes will be awarded to the highest hands.
The Greyhound Adoption League of Texas (GALT) celebrates Greyhound Awareness Month with various events and fundraisers throughout October. For a list of all events and to purchase tickets at the Deep Ellum Pup Crawl and Poker Run, go to their webby or call 972-503-GALT.
Greyhound Awareness Month is a time chosen each year to honor the Greyhound and its relatives throughout the world. The purpose of this international event is to raise the public’s awareness of the wonder and magic of Greyhounds as pets, and educate others on the current status of Greyhounds around the world.
The Deep Ellum Foundation exists to serve, develop, protect, preserve, and enhance the community of Deep Ellum while nurturing the ongoing developments, art, music, culture, and commercial interests of our community. Operating exclusively as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation to raise and distribute public funds within the community to enhance the interests of the neighborhood as a whole, the Deep Ellum Foundation manages the Deep Ellum Public Improvement District, funds the Deep Ellum Dog Park, contributes to the Deep Ellum Arts Festival and Mural Competition and maintains an office which acts as a center of government affairs for the neighborhood
In addition, the Deep Ellum Foundation, in coordination with the Deep Ellum Association and other community groups, strives to provide a unified neighborhood voice to the city.