October 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
EchoTrek is a fundraiser for the Copper Country Humane Society and the Alec Fisher Scholarship in memory of Alec Fisher. Alec was a 3rd year MIS student at MTU, and a strong supporter of the Copper Country Humane Society. In November of 2018 Alec passed away from injuries he received in a car accident. CCHS and the Alec Fisher Scholarship are teaming up to hold a walk in his honor. In
April 2017 he and his girlfriend Carolyn adopted their 5 year old husky, Echo, thus the event name honors not only him, but his beloved dog. Alec’s Christmas list was found, and one of the things he wanted was donations to CCHS. This kind, generous young man enjoyed volunteering his time at the shelter loving on the animals waiting to be adopted. He was also very passionate about caring for the environment and showed his love of the outdoors through his photography and passion for recycling, reusing, and research. We honor his memory by supporting his love of animals and the environment.
The walk will start and end on Walker lawn. You will need to go here first for registration. This won’t be just any old walk around Tech’s beautiful campus. Along the walk there will be prizes, Vollwerth’s hot dogs, music, and a special appearance from Blizzard!
Parking is available at the Rozsa Center and Hamar House (Center for Diversity and Inclusion) right off US-41.
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- No one may bring more than 1 dog. Only 1 dog will be allowed per individual over 16 years of age, even if they are small or well behaved dogs.
- Absolutely no retractable leashes allowed.
- Those under 16 may not bring a dog.
- Those under 16 may not hold the leashes.
- Those under 16 must be under adult supervision at all times.
- Dogs must be kept under control at all times, and leashes must be held firmly at all times.
- Do not bring any dog, people, or child aggressive dogs.
- You must clean up after your dog.
- Do not allow your dog to pee on tables, tents, or anything else they should not pee on.
- Make sure you provide your dog with an adequate amount of water throughout the day.
- If you are unsure about how your dog will handle being in a crowd with people and dogs, it is best to leave them at home. While we would love to see all your dogs, we want to avoid any dog bites, dog fights, or otherwise putting anyone at risk.
- Treat all dogs with respect and ensure any children under your care treat all dogs with respect.
- Do not run up to dogs you do not know.
- Do not put your hand in a dog’s face or lean over them. (Contrary to popular belief this is not the proper way to greet a dog)
- Ask the owner before petting a dog you do not know.
- Ask the owner before giving a dog you do not know treats.
Top Dog Echo:
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Orders placed after September 22 are NOT GUARANTEED A SHIRT!
Those under 18 will need to print the waiver and have a parent or guardian sign it and bring it to the event. You will NOT gain entry without this form! Those 18 and older can fill it out at the event if desired or bring it already signed. (Click the text below to download the waiver)