AGC CALLS OUT COLUMNIST FOR BUYING INTO GREY2K PROPAGANDA

In a November 28 letter, AGC President Fred Fulchino called out San Antonio News-Express columnist Roy Bragg for spreading misinformation promoted by Grey2K and its spokesman, Carey Theil. Bragg's commentary was published on November 27.

FLORIDA ADOPTION GROUP WINS SPECIAL AGC GRANT PRIZE

A greyhound adoption group in the Tampa area has received a $3,000 boost to its annual budget, thanks to the American Greyhound Council (AGC). The Greyhound Gang of Florida won the donation in a special prize drawing held at the conclusion of the National Greyhound Association (NGA) fall meet in late October at NGA headquarters in Abilene, KS. The drawing was held in celebration of the AGC's 30th anniversary.

OKLAHOMA CITIZENS BLOW WHISTLE ON HSUS

Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) solicitors raising money in Central Oklahoma got their wrists slapped recently for deceptive fundraising practices in that region, according to the HSUS watchdog website, Humanewatch.org.

OCTOBER 1 DEADLINE SET FOR GAPY NOMINATIONS

If you've been thinking about nominating your favorite adoption group for the Greyhound Adoption Program of the Year (GAPY) Award, there's still time to do so. AGC Communications Coordinator Jim Gartland has announced that the nomination deadline has been extended to October 1, 2016.

AGC PLANS SPECIAL ADOPTION EVENT AT NGA FALL MEET

At this year's NGA Fall Meet in October, the racing community will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the American Greyhound Council (AGC) by awarding a special $3,000 grant to one lucky adoption group. Since its creation, the AGC has given more than $2 million in grants to dozens of dedicated adoption organizations.

INDUSTRY, ADOPTION GROUPS COLLABORATING ON RELOCATION OF TUCSON GREYHOUNDS

The president of the American Greyhound Council (AGC) has announced that the Council is working closely with racing industry organizations, regional adoption groups and Tucson Greyhound Park management to ensure that all greyhounds affected by the scheduled June 24 track closing are properly and safely relocated.

2016 GAPY NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

Nominations for the American Greyhound Council (AGC) 2016 Greyhound Adoption Program of the Year (GAPY) Award are now open. The GAPY Award was launched in 2007 by the American Greyhound Track Operators Association (AGTOA), and became a program of the AGC in 2010.

DEVASTATING ANTI-HSUS AD AIRS DURING OSCARS

People who watched the February 28 Oscars broadcast on TV got more than a two-hour display of lame wisecracks and glamorous gowns. They got a sixty-second expose on the deceptive practices of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), courtesy of Humanewatch.org, the online HSUS watchdog organization.

HSUS TARGET OF RESTRICTIVE LEGISLATION IN OKLAHOMA

Protect the Harvest, an agriculture advocacy organization, is reporting that a bill aimed at restricting HSUS fundraising activities in Oklahoma has passed that state's House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee with a unanimous vote.

2015 ADOPTION AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

South Carolina and Georgia are home to the two greyhound adoption organizations that have been named winners of the 2015 Greyhound Adoption Program of the Year Award.