<UPDATED SEPT. 11, 2014 Long Beach Father/Daughter Dance for charity




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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 C.A.T., 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
4Interfaith Blessing of the Animals
4$1,000 National Elementary School Spelling Bee
4National Adult Spelling Bee
4Sidewalk Chalk Art
4Haute Dogs on the Beach events
4Haute Dog Howl'oween Parade
4Operation Easter Basket
4Operation Santa Paws
45k/10k Long Beach Turkey Trot
4monthly 30-Minute Beach Cleanups.



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10th-annual Father/Daughter Dance is Sun., Feb. 8, 2015, 4:30 p.m. with DJ Bill Child at Bay Shore Church's youth center/gym. More than 50 couples typically attend.

Rates (save $10 if register here in advance)
**REQUIRED: first & last names

Father/Daughter Dance in Long Beach FREE TICKETS
Tickets are free for those low-income families that need free entry and that RSVP with first/last names to Justin@JustinRudd.com in advance.  There are also $10/couple, if needed, and $20/couple options when paid in advance. 

Tickets can be purchased at the door with $30 cash.  There are no printed tickets. There will be a pre-paid list at the door.

All tickets include free online photos (Facebook) of each couple and free refreshments.

C.A.T. invites public to Sun., Feb. 8, 2015, Father/Daughter Dance in Belmont Shore.  Some free tickets available

Father/Daughter Dance, Long Beach, Calif.And, groups can dance and earn $200 for their troop, classroom, school, place of worship, or community group. 

MORE THAN 50 couples are expected to attend the 9th-annual Long Beach Father/Daughter Dance hosted by Justin Rudd and his nonprofit 501c3 Community Action Team (C.A.T.).  The dance will take place from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the expansive, carpeted community hall of Bay Shore Church on The Toledo (@ Nieto Ave.) in Belmont Shore.  Rudd says more than $1,500 is expected to be raised from ticket sales for C.A.T. 

Father/Daughter Dance, Long Beach, Calif.IT WILL BE a special, area-wide, semi-formal evening for fathers and daughters of all ages.  The evening was complete with decorations, old-fashioned refreshments, wholesome music, girls in dresses, dads in ties, fathers giving corsages, and daughters learning how a gentleman treats a lady -- all to benefit great environmental, youth and animal welfare programs in our area.

ATTENDEES will enjoy party classics provided by DJ Bill Child and Happy Tails to You is providing the trophies for the dance contest.  Music will include dance hits like "Livin La Vida Loca", "Hokey Pokey", and "Conga", as well as tunes by pre-teen and teen musical sensations.

Father/Daughter Dance, Long Beach, Calif.COUPLES WILL enjoy home-baked goodies from moms, and other delights will be provided by C.A.T.  Couples will also enjoy complimentary prom-styled photos by Jim "Woody" Woods and Justin Rudd that will be available on Facebook for free. 

FATHERS AND GRANDFATHERS have an opportunity to take their daughters or granddaughters out for dancing to party classics. There is no age requirement, so young and old are able to enjoy the evening. Girls may also be accompanied by their uncle, guardian or an adult relative.

For this special night, moms are not allowed to visit or spectate. It's a night for moms to have a night off.


Father/Daughter Dance, Long Beach, Calif.Public groups are invited to DANCE AND EARN $200 for your scout troop, classroom, school, place of worship, community group.  Justin Rudd and his nonprofit Community Action Team (CAT) will donate $25 for the first 10 paid father/daughter couples from your group who attend their annual Father/Daughter Dance. 

Contact Justin@JustinRudd.com.  

For offer: All 10 daughters must be from within your group; all 10 couples must be arrived/signed-in/paid by 4:40 p.m. (no exceptions) that day; RSVP your group name/number of couples to Justin@JustinRudd.com at least 24 hours advance; tickets are $20/couple in advance at www.JustinRudd.com/dance.html or pay $30/couple cash at the door. 10 or more couples from the group must attend to get any money (no exceptions).  There is a $10 (low-income/couple) and free rate (very lowincome/couple), but not part of this offer. 

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Bulldog Beauty Contest to Attract More than 400 "Adora-bull" Beauties

English & French Bulldogs and Pugs of all ages will travel to Long Beach, Calif., from as far as Las Vegas, Phoenix and San Francisco to vie for the coveted title. The annual contest will take place in Feb. The bulldogs will be evaluated (by real-life beauty queens) on personality, charm, face, figure, and first impression. DETAILS

Spellers Sought for Bee

ARE YOU READY to try your skill? Are you a courageous young competitor ready to wrestle with some difficult words? Are you ready for the last word?
You may be able to enter the championship that is scheduled to take place in Long Beach in March. www.SpellingBees.com

About the Team!

CAT IS made up of several organizations that you might be familiar with -- Haute Dogs, the monthly 30-Minute Beach Cleanup; Operation Santa Paws; the $1,000 National Elementary School Spelling Bee; the Great American July 4 Kids' Bike Parade; the Nat'l Adult Spelling Bee; Operation Easter Basket and more. MORE


Haute Dogs
- Home Page
Interfaith Blessing of the Animals
- An annual fall tradition to bless our pets

Rosie's Dog Beach

- Daily, off-leash, unfenced, 4-acre beach in Long Beach
Operation Santa Paws
- Holiday toy & treat collection for sheltered and rescued pets
Haute Dog Adoptions

- Adopt a local shelter or rescue dog
Local Dog Laws
- Long Beach City Code for canines
Haute Links
- Local canine Web sites

Haute Dog History
- Pictorial & review of bow-wow events

Off-Leash Parks
- Parks and beaches in Southern California
FREE Dog e-newsletter
- Sent weekl
y; dog issues, education and events in So. Calif.
Haute Dog Howl'oween Parade
- 500+ costumed dog parade that benefits local charities

Haute Dog of the Week
- See this week's featured canine; and submit your dog's pic today
Bulldog Beauty Contest
More than 300 English Bulldogs compete

Lost Dog? Found Dog?
- Find out what to do next


  - A traditional bee, but the contestants are adults!

  $1,000 National Elementary School Spelling Bee
- The best elementary school spellers compete for big C-A-S-H

  The Great American 4th of July Kids' Bike Parade
- Patriotic kids dress up their bikes and parade on the beach bike path.

  $100 Kids' Halloween Costume Contest
- Searching for the best costumes in Southern California.

  Operation Easter Basket
- Springtime baskets filled with school supplies, hygiene items, art supplies, socks, underwear, toys and candy. More than 1,700 baskets are collected and distributed annually to underserved kids.

  Belmont Shore Sidewalk Chalk Art
- High schoolers, college students and adults will use chalk as their medium and 2nd Street sidewalks as their canvas.

  - More than 6,000 runners and walkers take part in a 5K/10K scenic beach bike path fundraiser on Thanksgiving Day in Long Beach


justn rudd long beach belmont shoreWho is this guy?!
- Justin Rudd!
, Long Beach Giving Project & $1,000 Nat'l Adult Spelling Bee founder & organizer

Justin Rudd's Bulldogs

- See Rosie & Riley photos, paintings, poems and journal entries

Justin Rudd Photography
- People and pets on the beach


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