Entries sought for benefit wiener dog races

Entries are being accepted for benefit wiener dog races planned as part of the Grand Junction Rockies Minor League Baseball game on Aug. 27.

The winner will receive more than $1,000 in prizes, including tickets for four people to two Colorado Rockies games in Denver, lodging at the Homewood Suites by Hilton at the Denver Convention Center and a $250 cash card from Alpine Bank. Trophies and shirts will be awarded to the first-, second- and third-place finishers.

Proceeds from the race will go to the Roice-Hurst Humane Society.

Entry forms are available from Wienerschnitzel restaurants in Grand Junction and Montrose. Rules and information also are available on the website a www.gjrockies.com.