<UPDATED MARCH 16, 2024 Moms, Dads & Kids Dance for charity
Justin Rudd's nonprofit 501c3 Community Action Team (C.A.T.) rosie and riley english bulldogs long beach, calif


  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 C.A.T., Attn. Justin Rudd, 3040 E. First Street, Long Beach, CA 90803.

501c3/Fed. Tax ID# is 05-0545777

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:
4July 4 Kids' Bike Parade
4Interfaith Blessing of the Animals
4$1,000 National Kids Spelling Bee
4National Adult Spelling Bee
4Sidewalk Chalk Art
4Haute Dog Howl'oween Parade
4Operation Easter Basket
4Operation Santa Paws
45k/10k Long Beach Turkey Trot
4monthly 30-Minute Beach Cleanups.



Father/Daughter Dance
Sunday, March 17 dance for parents and kids, 4-6 p.m. w/ DJ RYNO.

$5/person/advance before event weekend.
$10/person/advance on event weekend.
$15/person at the door

Father/Daughter Dance in Long BeachSTARTING AT $5/PERSON if paid before event weekend
, so register early and SAVE!

There are no printed tickets. There will be a pre-paid list at the door.

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

C.A.T. invites public to Sunday, March 17, Family Dance in Belmont Shore (Dads and moms can bring their sons and daughters. All family members are welcome!)

Father/Daughter Dance, Long Beach, Calif.MORE THAN 20 families are expected to attend the 19th-annual Long Beach Dance hosted by Justin Rudd and his nonprofit 501c3 Community Action Team (C.A.T.).  The dance will take place from 4 - 6 p.m. at the expansive, carpeted community hall of Bay Shore Church on The Toledo (@ Nieto Ave.) in Belmont Shore. 

- Miss Teen Long Beach
- Miss Teen Southern California Cities
- Miss Long Beach
- Miss Southern California Cities
- Ms. Long Beach
- Ms. Southern California Cities
- Mrs. Long Beach
- Mrs. Southern California Cities

Father/Daughter Dance, Long Beach, Calif.IT WILL BE a special, area-wide, semi-formal evening for family members of all ages.  The evening will be complete with decorations, old-fashioned refreshments, wholesome music -- all to benefit great environmental, youth and animal welfare programs in our area.

ATTENDEES will enjoy party classics provided by awesome DJ RYNO. Music will include dance hits and classics like "Livin La Vida Loca", "Hokey Pokey", and "Conga", as well as popular tunes by pre-teen and teen musical sensations.

Father/Daughter Dance, Long Beach, Calif.FAMILIES 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. 

Mothers and fathers have an opportunity to take their kids and grandkids out for dancing to party classics.  If the parent is unavailable, children may also be escorted by a significant adult in their life (i.e. godparent grandparent, aunt/uncle, or other adult relative or friend).

Mom Prom, Long Beach, Calif., photo by Justin Rudd!
Mom Prom, Long Beach, Calif., photo by Justin Rudd!

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For other upcoming event details, visit www.JustinRudd.com/cat.

To get on Rudd's free "kids events" e-newsletter, just CLICK.  All CAT event details at www.JustinRudd.com/cat.

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Bulldog Beauty Contest to Attract About 100 "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.JustinRudd.com/bee

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 Kids Spelling Bee; the Great American Fourth of July Kids Bike Parade; the National Adult Spelling Bee; Operation Easter Basket and more. MORE