Ferret Rescue Society of Ottawa and Area

FRSO Updates => Announcements => Topic started by: ferretfan on July 27, 2004, 02:44:56 PM



Title: Fall 2004 Ferret Frolic
Post by: ferretfan on July 27, 2004, 02:44:56 PM
Our 2004 Fall Ferret Frolic will be held on September 19 from 2pm to 5pm.  We'll post more once the location and events have been confirmed.


Title: Fall 2004 Ferret Frolic
Post by: ferretfan on August 09, 2004, 05:13:18 PM
Hi everyone,

For those who cannot download the flyers and posters, here are the frolic details:

WHERE: VINCENT MASSEY PARK, SECTION K, RIVERSIDE DRIVE AT HERON

WHEN:   SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 19th  2004

TIME:   2pm to 5pm

COST:   $2.00 PER FERRET, $1.00 PER EVENT
       (The parking is really FREE this time!)

Come out and show off the expert  you are in:
   Tube racing
   The Burrito Wrap
   Sock Stuffing
   Human Rodeo

Prizes will be awarded for:
   Best Costume
   Heaviest male
   Heaviest female
   Lightest male
   Lightest female

For the Humans, there will be prizes for guessing:
   The number of ferrets attending
   The number of jelly beans in a jar
   Our outstanding vet bill.

There will also be:
   A Nails & Ears Clinic
   A display with some of our current foster ferrets
   A play area for all ferrets
   A silent auction for some great stuff
   Sales of pop, water, snacks, t-shirts, badges, greeting cards and other nifty stuff!!!

DON'T FORGET:
Bring your spare Loonies, Toonies, Pennies and Canadian Tire money as well as Harnesses and Leashes for your fuzzies!

We look forward to seeing you on September 19th!


Title: Fall 2004 Ferret Frolic
Post by: ferretfan on August 25, 2004, 07:37:38 PM
Here are the starting times for the events:

Weights 2pm to 4pm
Silent Auction 2pm to 4pm
Treat Digging 2pm to 4pm
Flower Digging 2pm to 4pm
Ears & Nails 2pm to 4pm
Ear Mites 3pm to 4pm
Sales Tables 2pm to 5pm
Fosters on Display 2pm to 5pm *

Sock Stuffing 2pm
Tube Racing 2:30pm
Human Rodeo 3pm
Burrito Wrap 3:30pm
Best Costume 4pm

We look forward to seeing you there!

* Note, not all foster/shelter ferrets will be attending the frolic. Once the list has been finalized, it will be posted here.


Title: Fall 2004 Ferret Frolic
Post by: ferretfan on August 30, 2004, 07:24:30 PM
Here is a map of the park.  

(http://www.ferretrescue.ca/files/2005spring/vincentmassey.jpg)

For anyone who needs instructions on how to get there, use Mapquest as follows:

Go to http://www.mapquest.com (http://www.mapquest.com) and enter the following for the search:

Address:    riverside & heron
City:        Ottawa
Prov:        ON

This will zoom in on the intersection where the park is.  There are entrances to the parking lot on both sides of Heron Road (we'll have some signs posted to guide you to the right section).


Title: Fall 2004 Ferret Frolic
Post by: ferretfan on September 11, 2004, 12:28:38 PM
PLEASE NOTE:

For Entry Fees, Product Sales and Auction Items, we can only accept cash.  Personal Cheques will be accepted for items more than $50, if you can provide us with proper ID (drivers licence and credit card).

Thank you for your understanding.


Title: Fall 2004 Ferret Frolic
Post by: ferretfan on September 17, 2004, 03:19:00 PM
Due to an outbreak of ear mites at two of our main foster homes, there will be a limited number of ferrets on diisplay at the frolic.  The following ferrets will be there so stop by and say HI! to them:

Donovan (http://www.ferretrescue.ca/ferretinfo.php?webid=68&lang=E) (confirmed)

Tika and Bandit (http://www.ferretrescue.ca/ferretinfo.php?webid=92&lang=E) (confirmed)

Nate and Gizmo (http://www.ferretrescue.ca/ferretinfo.php?webid=71&lang=E) (confirmed)

Cricket, Pixie and Jingles (http://www.ferretrescue.ca/ferretinfo.php?webid=98&lang=E) (possibly)


 


Title: Fall 2004 Ferret Frolic
Post by: ferretfan on September 20, 2004, 08:59:31 AM
Thank you to everyone who made the Fall 2004 Frolic such a great event.  Over $1100 was raised (final total will be posted later this week), and a lot of fun was had by everyone.

THANK YOU !!!


Title: Fall 2004 Ferret Frolic
Post by: ferretfan on September 25, 2004, 07:13:53 PM
The final total amount raised from the 2004 Fall Frolic was $1425.  

Here are the event winners:

Human Rodeo:
1st Place Mocha
2nd Place Stoney

Sock Stuffing:
1st Place Nahum
2nd Place Frankie

Burrito Wrap:
1st Place Starla
2nd Place Hobbs

Tube Races
1st Place Porter
2nd Place Gizmo

Heaviest Male
1st Place Smokey 1.6kg
2nd Place Griffin and Calvin 1.51kg

Lightest Female
1st Place Princess Tiggy .65 kg
2nd Place Peeka .68kg

Guess # of attending Ferrets (total was 84):
Alisha with a guess of 82

Guess # of Jelly Beans (total was 308)
Alisha with a guess of 250

Guess outstanding vet bill (total was $4225)
Alisha with a guess of $5000!

Thank you once again to everyone who made this such a successful event!  We look forward to seeing you all again in the spring.


Title: Fall 2004 Ferret Frolic
Post by: ferretfan on October 04, 2004, 06:58:27 PM
There are now 22 ferret frolic photos online in our Ferret Photos Section (http://www.ferretrescue.ca/photo-e.php?catid=4).   Photos of all the winning ferrets will be posted soon.