⭐️Thank You!⭐️

A big doggo thank you to Alderman Rossana Rodriguez and Alderman Matt Martin for their support of the dog park.  With their help, we were able to send the final construction plans to the Chicago Park District. The estimated cost of completion of the dog park is $250,000 which includes: a water fountain, paved entryway, small dog area, water feature for cooling, turf play fields, benches, and landscaping among other improvements.

We have already raised $185,000 and are hoping to add $25,000 through the Participatory Budgeting process–so again, please vote! http://tinyurl.com/vote4dogs In addition, we plan on raising $30,000 more from offering honoree benches–stay tuned for exciting details!! and the remainder of the funding will come from generous donations from people like you. Please help make 2020 the year the dog park gets done. Here’s to no more mud!
 

VOTE Menu Funds for DOG PARK!

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Participatory budgeting is underway in the 33rd Ward. Here’s your opportunity to help provide $25K to help complete the dog park. What does this mean for you?

If you live in the ward and are 14+ years, you can get a ballot by clicking here: https//:tinyurl.com/vote4dogs. It takes 1 minute out of your day, please help💚💙🐾

So, How close are we to being fully funded? We are within striking distance, and the $25K from the Participatory Budgeting vote will get us that much closer. In round numbers, here’s what we’re looking at:

  • Estimated Cost of Completion: $250K
  • Funds Committed: $185K
  • Amount Needed to put Project out to Bid: $65K (if we get the $25K from the Participatory Budget Process, this goes down to $45K)

Please Note: We will not have final costs until the project is put out to bid. The project can not be put out to bid until we have raised the estimated amount of the project. As such, costs are always subject to change. However, we wanted to ensure that we are being as transparent as possible, so that you, our neighbors, friends and supporters can see how much has been accomplished and how close we are to goal. Let’s get this park finished in 2020!!

Pizza Party! Tues Jan 21

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SAVE THE DATE!! We are partnering with deep dish phenom Lou Malnati’s for a fundraising day: TUESDAY January 21, 2020 from 11am-11pm at the Lincoln Sq location only! Mention our fundraiser as you dine in or out that day, show the flyer, and the DOG PARK will receive 20% of your bill! Yup – it’s really that easy:-)

Mark your calendars now – so you won’t forget to enjoy some ‘za and do good at the same time!😀❤️🍕🐾

Paws and Pints

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Drinks + Doggo = One helluva afternoon! Join us Saturday Nov 2 from 2-5pm at Lizard’s Lounge – right here on Irving Park Road!

We’ll have prizes for trivia, a 50/50 raffle, doggo piñata, and a *special appearance* in our Kissing Booth by none other than Maria Sugar Kisses😘😘.

Bring your doggo for a chill afternoon. There’s plenty of booze and a GENEROUS portion of your bar tab will benefit the Dog Park. $5 Suggested donation to enjoy the fun. We don’t see a downside😀