Donor List

We would like to thank the following people for their contributions to this effort. We could not do it without their support.

Platinum Donors (Over $1,000)

Anonymous – In honor of all the dogs we’ve loved
The Beutler Marden Family
Henry Butterfass
Citizens for Quigley, Inc.
Joseph Esposito
Julia Feczko
Mildred Kemp
Karen Laine
In Memory of Carol A Mizock (Janice Benson and Barry Mizock) ❤️
Ian Powers
In Memory of Robert Ray – “A great dog lover and human” ❤️
Rover-Time Dog Walking & Pet Services
In Memory of Linda ‘Grandma’ Ruder ❤️

Gold Donors ($500-$999)

The Bailey-Brown Family
Nicole Bernat
Christine Cikowski
Carol Maher
Annamae Martinez
Svati Patel
Michael Thomas / 7-Eleven 3800 N. Kedzie

Silver Donors ($250-$499)

Alexa, Brian, Willa, and Poppy the dog
BHHS KoenigRubloff Realty Group
Chi-Town Dog House
David Harrison
Sally Jensen
Lea Leadbeater
A. Calkins Martinez
Calkins Martinez
Anthony Nuval
John & Susan O’Connell
Mariel Race
Nancy Rampson
Rebekah Ravenscroft-Scott
Bridget & Louis Ray
Roshan Shankar
Supreme Beauty Parlor and Ross Smith, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
Scott Vachon

Bronze Donors ($50-$249)

In Honor of Tiger Adams ❤️
Caitlin, Charlie, and Conrad Akier
Brynn Aljoe
In Loving Memory of Niles Bailey-Brown ❤️
Stacey Balkansky
In Memory of Macy Baker by Toula Wilde ❤️
Phil Baker
Ann and Michael Balistierri
Beverly Becker
Christine Bell
Adrian Bennett
Janice Benson
Nathan Berger
Catherine Berry
Sarah Berry
Alexa Beutler
Chris and Judy Beutler
Patty Beutler
Sam Beutler
Elizabeth Bleeker
Marc Blumer
Lyuba Bobova
Kristin Boeke-Greven
Leon Bogdan
In Honor of Barbara Bolesta ❤️
Laura Bolesta
The Book Cellar
Mark and Mary Bookman
Peter Borkman
Emily Born
T.W. and D.L. Bougher
Tim Bredup
Rachael Brucks
Jenna Buda
Molly Bukowski
Jodie Bultman
Carolyn Byerly-Dean
In Memory of Poncho Cahillane ❤️
Carmen CampiJanet Carlson
Idalmy Carrera
Kristen Cartier
Dan Casey
Adam Cashmore
Kenneth Catalanotte
Joseph Ciolek
Lisa Cleveland
Kate Jensen Cognac
Robert Contreras
David Cook
Mark and Joni Croll
Adam Cullin
Jim Curry 
Jon Daly
Lisa Davies
Erin Davis
Patricia Dimm
Patsy Dimm
In Honor of Dixie, a big fan and frequent visitor❤️
Judith Downey
Bill Draper
Lisa Duncan
Patrick Dwyer
Kyle Fagen
Jordan Elizabeth
Karen Eisenstadt
Eric Elbert
Melissa Elbert
Eric Espino
Ayaremi Espinoza
Jennifer Farrell
Valerie Farrell
Steve Fejes
Amber Fetsch
In memory of Blair Finnegan, a loyal and loving companion ❤️
Patrick & Nicole Fisher
Armando Flores
Kerry Fournier
Lauren Freeman
Dr. Marilyn Frey
John Friedman
Carol Fujimoto
Sara Furie
Alex and Elizabeth Galiano
David Garcia
Margaret Gardel
In Memory of Grace Gaughan ❤️
Grace and Mike Gaughan
Maureen George
Holly Gerberding
Kristen Gettings
Karen Gillespie
Sharon Glickman
Robert Glied
Ted Goldsmith
Nemanja Golubovic
Tara Goodarzi
Lawrence Gordon
Jeannie Goldstein
Kirk Gorokhovsky
Amy and Greg Grabowski
Kat Graham
Emily Haite
Elizabeth and Victor Haley
Annika Hanson
Peter Hayes
Anthony Heleine
Michael Heltzer
David Hendersen
Roland Hernandez
Christopher Hickey
Jaime Hitro
Natalie Hoffman
Kelly Howe
Eric Hritsuk
Shannon Hruza
Dave Hugo
Dean Huls
Erin Hunter
James Ida
Amy Jahnke
Laura Jansen
Kathy Jayred
Jen & Darrell
Kathy Jensen
Maya Jimenez
Renae Johannes
David Johnson and Maureen Egan
Becky K
In honor of King and Prince and the Sadowski Family
Justine Klein
Kait Konovalov
Curt Kowalski
Pete Kulak
Joshua Kumm
Jennifer Lanser
Laura, Greg, Andrew, Copper, and Gryffin
Richard Lazar
Joan Levergood
Adam Levine
Alicia Logan
David Louis
Josh Lowitz
Cassidy Luciano
Wendy Lundgren
Chelsea Luse
Diane Lyman
Jay Lyons
Carol Maher
Madeline Major
Madison Major
Olga Manoski
Wendy Marks
Matthew Marsden
Lisa Masseur
Richard Matson
Terrie Matthes
Lindsay Mayor
Jacqueline McClelland
Kelly Merkel
Jeanne Mervine
Maureen Miller
Kathleen Molnar
Phyllis Monjar
Brita Morland
Michael Morris
Nayra Calderon Najera
Cynthia Narut
Patrick Nash
Steven Navas
Geri Anne Nelson
Kimberly Nelson
Heather Neyer
Northside Aquatics Club
Patrick and Anita O’Connell
Sara Odowd
Juli Omahen
John O’Rourke
Kerry O’Rourke
Mary Osswald
Kelsey Overberg
Douglas Padian
Aimee Parsons
Linda Parsons
Michael Partipilo
Ronald Pawelko and Leah Weatherford
Christine Pawlak
Jamie Payne
Tim Pigott
Kimberly Pool
Jane Price
Kaitlin Prijatel
Brian Prosser
Ryan Regan
Katie Rich
Kristen Richie
Lynn Ringley
Tanya Rinsky
Jean Rogers
Bette Rosenstein and John Brix
Annette Rozmin
Kevin Ruby
James Sadowski
In honor of Stephen and Jamie Sadowski, King and Prince ❤️
In Memory of Fonzie Sandblom, one of our community’s beloved dogs ❤️
In Memory of Fonzie Sandblom, who loved as well as he was loved! ❤️
Steve and Terri Sandblom
Emily Schmidt
Sigrid Schmidt
Joe, Joanna and Gozer Schneider
Diane Sciacca
Christopher Scott, for Bo ❤️
Sean Scott
Roshan Shankar
Lynn Sheck
Haley Sheehey
Emily Shubeck
Kate Siemsen
Richard Sierzputowski
Jason Siffring
Mitch Silver
Cesar Sison
SitSocial and Ian Sherwin Gallery 
Marlene Stasulas
Teresa Stinaldi
Willa Stonecipher
Sophia Stotzer
Straight North
Ryon, Tammy, and Deanna Sumner
Colleen Sweeney
Logan Taira
In Memory of Tchoups and Georg ❤️
Jennie Thai
Jennifer Thiele
Noreen Treacy
Jessie Urban
Karin Vander Ploeg Booth
Matthew Vasich
Daniel Vittum
Kelly Wachtel
Elizabeth Wall
Danielle West
Natasha White
Marni Willenson
Jennifer Wojtas
Mark Yurcheshe
Racquel Zarate
Lisa Zeims
Sara Zimmerman

In-Kind Donations

Align Joint & Spine
The Attractivators
Douglas J Aveda Institute
Big Fork Bacon Sausage
Black Dog Gelato
Bloom Yoga Studios
The Book Cellar
Peter Borkman
Bottles & Cans
Breakroom Brewery
Brookfield Zoo
Bub City
Building Blocks Toy Store
Cafe Ba Ba Reeba
Cafe Selmarie
Carol’s Event Staffing
Canine Crews
Chicago Architecture Center
Chicago Athletic Clubs
Chicago Bears
Chicago Cubs
Chicago White Sox
Chicago Wolves
Christina Carter
Churro Waffle
Club Pilates
Colectivo Coffee
Comedy Sportz Chicago
Congressman Mike Quigley
Cuddle Clones
Daily Bar and Grill/Atlas Brewing
Davis Theater
Deana Rose Jewelry
Divvy Up Socks
Doggie Works
Dog Wash and Supply Company
Dovetail Brewery
Dovetail Studios
Phil and Marsha Dowd
DSpa Grooming
Eli’s Cheesecake
Embark Vet DNA
Embellish Boutique
Empirical Brewery
Enjoy, an Urban General Store
Eris Brewery & Cider House
Famous Dave’s BBQ
Farmhouse Chicago
Few Spirits
The Field Museum
First Ascent Climbing & Fitness
Fleming’s Steakhouse
Flight Club Social Darts
Amber Flores
Cynthia Fox
Fox Hair Salon
Fresh is Best
Grace Gaughan
Andy and Sarah Graff
The Grateful Dawg
Graystone Tavern
The Great Escape Room
The Grind Cafe
Henry Dog Design
Hinsdale Humane Society
Home Depot Store #1980
Honey Butter Fried Chicken
Aaron Housten
Ina Pinkney (the Breakfast Queen)
International Museum of Surgical Science
Iris Piercing and Jewelry Gallery
Sally Jensen
Jerry’s Sandwiches
Jookie – A Portrait Studio
Knit 1
Koval Distillery
Kuma’s Corner
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Karen Laine
Lakeshore Athletic Clubs
Dr. Derrick Landini at Heal Veterinary Clinic
Leader Bar
Lena Rose Beauty
Liberation Press
Lincoln Hall + Schuba’s
Lincoln Square Pottery Studio
Lizard’s Lounge
Lou Malnati’s
Lucky Strike Social
Lutz Bakery
Ben Marden
Mata Traders
Medieval Times
Midnight Circus in the Parks
Miko’s Italian Ice
Mon Ami Gabi
Murphy’s Bleachers
Chris Murray
Nando’s Peri Peri Chicken
Nick’s Pizza & Pub
Noon Whistle Brewing
NorthCenter Animal Hospital
Orange Theory Fitness
Osteria Via Stato
Paper Source
Pawsome Dogs Dog Training
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Pete’s Place
Pet Your Shirt
Pitchfork Food & Saloon
Pitter Patter Parenting
Plants, Inc
Pretty Peculiar Pets
Pure Barre
The Rambler
Ravenswood Animal Hospital
Bridget and Louis Ray
Real Soda Midwest
Revolution Brewing
Rock River Eyewear
Ruff Haus Pets
Savory Spice Shop
Marc Schlossman
Second City
Shear Elegance
Shedd Aquarium
Siskel Film Center
Six Point Pet
Sky High Sports
Spiteful Brewing
Stay – A Dog Hotel
Strange Cargo Tees
Tina Stavrou
Superdawg Drivein
Diane Sutliff
Supreme Beauty Parlor
Sutton Studios
Synnott Imaging Systems
Tanos Pizza
Templestowe Pub
Timeless Toys
Tiny Lounge
Tito’s Vodka
Topaz Vintage Jewelry
Trader Joe’s
Uncle Dan’s Outfitters
Urban Athlete
Urban Pooch
Village Paperie
Waxman Candles
Windy City Playhouse
Wrightwood Tap
4 Legs Pets


Kevin Anderson
Annie Anton-Johnson
Phil Baker
Abby Basler
Kristen Beck
Karen Benson
Nicole Bernat
Erica Beutler
Julie Blackburn
Laura Bolesta
Julie Cahalline
Janet Carlson
Danny Coval
Ramone Espino
Rica Fils
Corinne Fleming
Amber Flores
Armando Flores
Grace Gaughan
Holly Gerberding
Karen Gillespie
Amy Grabowski
Greg Grabowski
Jessica Gutierrez
Claire Haasl
Shannon Hammond
Rachel Hancock
Michael Heltzer
Lindsay Hugh
Sally Jensen
Richard Johnson
Tad Kolke
Julie LaEace
Rosey and John Laurie
Jack Leiby
Michelle Linke
Brian Locklear
Paul Lohbauer
Max Lombardi
Carol Maher
The Marden Family
James McDonough
Marissa Merritt
Jason Misuinas
Jean Neiderman
Kerry O’Rourke
Megan Ouimet
Dennis Puhr
Erin Richard
Virginia Roberts
Luke Ross
Tal Rubin
Todd Ruder
Dara Salk
Dana Stein
Linsey Sabielny
Terri Sandblom
Steve Sandblom
Ava Schlossman
Peter Schlossman
Sigrid Schmidt
Will Serge
Lynn Sheck
Emily Shubeck
Chris Soroka
Sara Tewes
Pam True
Dave VanFossen
Kelly Wachtel
Sara Zimmerman
We would like to thank Aldermen Rossana Rodriguez and Matt Martin for their support. We would also like to thank former Alderman Deb Mell and staff; former Alderman Ameya Pawar and staff; former Alderman Dick Mell; State Representative Jaime Andrade; State Representative Ann Williams; Congressman Mike Quigley;  Horner Park Supervisor Deb Groh, former Park Supervisor Tom McManamon and the entire Horner Park staff; Heather Gleason, Doreen O’Donell, Maya Solis, Janis Taylor, Michael Lange, Nate Lovey, Claudine Malik, Bob Foster, Mike Brown and the rest of the Chicago Park District team; Friends of the Park; Christy Webber Landscapes, especially Jonathon Smith and Tiffany Danielle; Clayton Ruyle of The Care of Trees; Jonathan Miller and the Baxter & Woodman team; the Ravenswood Manor Improvement Association; the Horner Park Advisory Council; all of the folks from other DFAs who have shared their knowledge with us; the 700 people who took the time to sign the petition for a dog friendly area; and everyone who follows us on social media and helps us spread the good word about the DFA initiative. Thank you.

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