Some of you remember this from last year. The generosity of the board was absolutely incredible. I was invited to the Lions night of giving in November, and watched them give out checks to all sorts of charities. The best thing they donated to had to be the Putnam Police Dog, Cero. Donations from TiB help buy him his "training reward balls", which are apparently 20 times tougher than tennis balls. Why? Because he can pop a tennis ball in one bite. He's a bad ass mofo. Previously, donations to the Lions bought him a doggie bullet-proof vest. Any donation anyone wants to make is welcome and much appreciated. Even $1 helps these guys out. Last year, I raised $1230, and the bulk of it was from the members of this board. I was able to get a few people t-shirts from the tournament, and your donations got the TiB logo on the sleeve of the shirt. I would love to get the logo on the shirt again this year, and I would love to beat the $1230 mark from last year. My goal this year is to hit $2k in donations and watch the Lions' heads spin. Donations can be sent via check made payable to "The Putnam Lions Club". PM me for my address. Or, you can paypal donations to email@example.com. Also, I've worked out a deal with the head Lion: Anyone who donates $50 or more gets a t-shirt. Lots of you donated $50 or more last year and I would have loved to send each of you a shirt, so that's why I made that deal. However, since he orders them before the tournament, there will have to be a cut-off date of March 1st for that deal. If you are willing to donate $50 or more, please include your t-shirt size and mailing address with your donation, shipping of the shirt is on me. As Nett and Chater will attest, I will ship to Oh, Canada! as well. Thanks in advance for all your generosity and support!