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I AM A FIRM believer in the collective power of individuals joined in a spirit of goodwill and generous giving to bring about the success of an organization. That's why we need you to get involved.
Please Support CAT - a 501c3 Nonprofit
RIGHT NOW, while the need is in your mind, won't you please donate? We receive no government monies, and depend entirely on people like you.
WE HOPE YOU share our love for animals, kids and the environment, and our wish is that you'll consider a gift of $25, $50, $100 or another amount so that we can continue to bring you and our community fun events and meaningful projects.
CHECKS to CAT, Attn. Justin Rudd, 5209 E. The Toledo #1, Long Beach, CA 90803.
THE MAIN PURPOSE of the Community Action Team (CAT) is to promote social well-being among the general public. As a 501c3 nonprofit corporation governed by a board of directors, contributions to CAT are tax deductible and are used to help produce quality events within our community that benefit children, animals, and the environment.
C.A.T. IS AN UMBRELLA organization that includes Haute Dogs and:
4Halloween Kids' Costume Contest
4July 4 Kids' Bike Parade
4Dog-themed Poetry contest
4Interfaith Blessing of the Animals
4$1,000 SoCal Spelling Bee Championship
4So Cal Adult Spelling Bee
4Sidewalk Chalk Art & Poetry Contest
4Haute Dogs on the Beach events
4Haute Dog Easter Parade
4Haute Dog Howl'oween Parade
4Operation Easter Basket
4Operation Santa Paws
45k/10k Grunion Run
45k/10k Long Beach Turkey Trot
4monthly 30-Minute Beach Cleanups.
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COSTUME CONTEST FOR KIDS AND ADULTS
- free entry for humans
- Sun., Oct. 27, 2013
- Sign-in at orange registration tent, 2-2:15 p.m.
- Parade of contestants at 2:25 p.m.
- prelim judging at parade starting area near Colorado St. @ the bike path is at 2:15-2:25 p.m.
as judges walk around
- If you are bringing your dog, register your dog at www.Howloween.info for just $15/advance or $20 at event.
NEW LOCATION: Marina Vista Park, 5355 E. Eliot St. Long Beach, 90803.
- GOOGLE MAP
- EVENT MAP AT THE NEW PARK
HUMANS are nvited to lead the Howl'oween Parade this year and there will be a few $10 prizes to best kids and for best adults. There is no charge to enter the costume contest. Final judging takes place on the parade route. Contestants are welcome to walk with their dogs (only if the dog has registered for the Howl'oween Parade).
Awards will be announced after the dog parade ends about 3:45 or 4 p.m. in the park. Parents are welcome to walk along with their kids in the parade.
There will also be an award for the best-dressed person in the dog parade who is walking with a dog (if walking a dog in the parade, please register your dog for the parade at www.Howloween.info).
Free to enter. Costumed kids and adults will walk in a parade in front of a few thousand spectators, just before the dogs in the Haute Dog Howl'oween Parade.
The parade expects 500+ dressed-up dogs and lasts about an hour.
g SUN., OCT. 27, 2:25 P.M.
200+ Costumed Kids Expected to Compete for 2013 Halloween CA$H
THERE WILL BE $100 cash awarded during the annual Southern California Halloween Costume Contest. The event sponsored by Justin Rudd and his nonprofit 501c3 the Community Action Team, is for kids and adults and is free to enter. More than 200 costumed kids and adults are expected to be judged on creativity, originality and first impression.
SEVERAL costumed kids and adults will each receive $10 cash from Justin Rudd's Community Action Team.
KIDS and ADULTS INVITED TO PARADE
All kids, teens, and adults in costume will walk in the annual Haute Dog Howl'oween Parade. We encourage the kids to walk at the front of the parade before the first dogs. CLICK HERE for details about the Howl'owen Parade. The dog parade begins at 2:30. We expect that the final dog will step off to begin the parade approx. 3 p.m.
CAT IS AN UMBRELLA organization made up of programs and events you may already be familiar with: the 30-Minute Beach Cleanup; the $1,000 Southern California Spelling Bee Championship; Operation Santa Paws; the July 4 Kids' Bike Parade; the Kids' Halloween Costume Contest; Operation Easter Basket; the Thanksgiving Day 5K/10K Turkey Trot and the various Haute Dog projects.
2012 Costume Contest Winners
#617, Sierra Brown, Long Beach, Planter's Ms. Peanut
#636, Jade Lee, Long Beach, Kitten
#631, Dylan Laureola, Buena Park, Jack in the Box
#643, Miranda Camargo, Chino, Jasmine on Flying Carpet
#630, Christian Dragan, San Pedro, Pinocchio
#621, Noah Presley Sanchez, Long Beach, Elvis
#645 Raya Robertson, Hunt. Beach, Little Mermaid
#646, Kallen Robertson, Hunt. Beach, LMFAO & Shuffle Bot
#659, Amy Pecore, Corona, Strawberry Shortcake
#647, Madailyn Mae Firestone, Orange, Queen Bee
#241 Pauline Dragan, San Pedro, Lederhosen
#772, Thu-Huong Nguyen, Long Beach, Sally & Zero
#777, du Plessis family, not-so-scary-scary
#52, Wendy Mikels, Westminster, Colonel Sanders
2010 PHOTO GALLERIES