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)

In memory of Linda ‘Grandma’ Ruder

Gold Donors ($500-$999)

Christine Cikowski
Svati Patel
Urban Pooch

Silver Donors ($250-$499)

Alexa, Brian, Willa, and Poppy the dog
BHHS KoenigRubloff Realty Group
Chi-Town Dog House
David Harrison
Lea Leadbeater
A. Calkins Martinez
Calkins Martinez
Mariel Race
Supreme Beauty Parlor and Ross Smith, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services

Bronze Donors ($50-$249)

In honor of Tiger Adams
In memory of Macy Baker by Toula Wilde
Elizabeth Bleeker
Karin Vander Ploeg Booth
Marc Blumer
Lyuba Bobova
Leon Bogdan
Laura Bolesta
In Honor of Barbara Bolesta
The Book Cellar
Mark and Mary Bookman
Peter Borkman
T.W. and D.L. Bougher
Molly Bukowski
In memory of Poncho Cahillane
Janet Carlson
Lisa Cleveland
Mark and Joni Croll
Adam Cullin
Jim Curry 
Lisa Davies
Judith Downey
Patrick Dwyer
Karen Eisenstadt
Steve Fejes
Patrick & Nicole Fisher
Dr. Marilyn Frey
John Friedman
Grace and Mike Gaughan
Holly Gerberding
Karen Gillespie
Sharon Glickman
Tara Goodarzi
Anthony Heleine
Michael Heltzer
Eric Hritsuk
In memory of Tchoups and Georg
Kathy Jayred
Sally Jensen
David Johnson and Maureen Egan
Mildred Kemp
Laura, Greg, Andrew, Copper, and Gryffin
Joan Levergood
Adam Levine
Alicia Logan
Chelsea Luse
Carol Maher
Wendy Marks
Matthew Marsden
Jeanne Mervine
Kathleen Molnar
Brita Morland
Kimberly Nelson
Heather Neyer
Northside Aquatics Club
Patrick and Anita O’Connell
Kerry O’Rourke
Juli Omahen
Michael Partipilo
Aimee Parsons
Ronald Pawelko and Leah Weatherford
Kimberly Pool
Lynn Ringley
Jean Rogers
Bette Rosenstein and John Brix
Joe, Joanna and Gozer Schneider
Sigrid Schmidt
Diane Sciacca
Sean Scott
Lynn Sheck
Mitch Silver
Straight North
Ryon, Tammy, and Deanna Sumner
Logan Taira
Daniel Vittum
Natasha White
Mark Yurcheshen
Lauren Freeman
James Ida
Mariel Race
Jacqueline McClelland
Maureen George
Dean Huls
Chris and Judy Beutler
John O’Rouke 
SitSocial and Ian Sherwin Gallery 
Linda Parsons 
Annamae Martinez
Holly Gerberding
Mark and Joni Croll
Bette Rosenstein and John Brix
David Johnson and Maureen Egan


In-Kind Donations

Big Fork
Black Dog Gelato
Bloom Yoga Studios
Peter Borkman
Breakroom Brewery
Canine Crews
Congressman Mike Quigley
Daily Bar and Grill/Atlas Brewing
Davis Theater
Deana Rose Jewelry
Dog Wash and Supply Company
Dovetail Studios
DSpa Grooming
Enjoy, an Urban General StoreFixture
Grace Gaughan
The Graff family
Henry Dog Design
Home Depot Store #1980
Ina Pinkney (the Breakfast Queen)
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Dr Derrick Landini at Heal Veterinary Clinic
Liberation Press
Lutz Bakery
Murphy’s Bleachers
Pawsome Dogs Dog Training
Pitter Patter Parenting
Bridget and Louis Ray
Ravenswood Animal Hospital
Ruff Haus Pets
Savory Spice Shop
Six Point Pet
Tina Stavrou
Synnott Imaging Systems
Trader Joe’s
Supreme Beauty Parlor
Sutton Studios
Templestowe Pub
The Grind Cafe
Urban Pooch
Village Paperie
Windy City Playhouse
Wrightwood Tap
4Legs Pets
Phil and Marsha Dowd
Chris Murray
Diane Sutliff
First Ascent
The Attractivators
Embellish Boutique
Cafe Selmarie
Honey Butter Fried Chicken
Field Museum of Natural History
Knit 1
Uncle Dan’s Outfitters
Shear Elegance
Lakeshore Athletic Clubs
Orange Theory Fitness
Iris Piercing and Jewelry Gallery
Timeless Toys
Urban Athlete
Carol’s Event Staffing
North Center Animal Hospital


Kevin Anderson
Annie Anton-Johnson
Kristen Beck
Erica Beutler
Julie Blackburn
Laura Bolesta
Julie Cahalline
Danny Coval
Rica Fils
Corinne Fleming
Amber Flores
Armando Flores
Grace Gaughan
Holly Gerberding
Jessica Gutierrez
Claire Haasl
Shannon Hammond
Rachel Hancock
Michael Heltzer
Lindsay Hugh
Sally Jensen
Richard Johnson
Tad Kolke
Julie LaEace
Rosey and John Laurie
Paul Lohbauer
Max Lombardi
Carol Maher
The Marden Family
James McDonough
Jason Misuinas
Jean Neiderman
Kerry O’Rourke
Virginia Roberts
Luke Ross
Tal Rubin
Dara Salk
Dana Stein
Linsey Sabielny
Terri Sandblom
Steve Sandblom
Ava Schlossman
Peter Schlossman
Sara Schlossman
Sigrid Schmidt
Lynn Sheck
Emily Shubeck
Chris Soroka
Pam True
We would also like to thank Alderman Deb Mell and staff; 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, 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 thecareoftrees; 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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