Monday, July 18, 2011
Attleboro did not win PetSafe's Bark for Your Park contest, but dog park organizers push on.
The Attleboro Dog Park Committee received word that Attleboro is not the winning community in the PetSafe Bark for Your Park contest, a contest that would have covered all the necessary costs to opening a dog park on Pond Street in Attleboro. Attleboro was chosen as a semifinalist Despite having an award-winning videographer, Trisan Rudate of TRS Productions and Double ACS, helping with the project, 15 other communities wooed the judges. "Yes, we were disappointed but still have enjoyed the victories and excellent public relations we gained with the contest and experience," committee member Raymond Chord said."We are just honored and amazed that we made the top 25 communities in the country during the competition." The two-minute video …
Sunday, June 12, 2011
Dog Park's Mutt March brings in $350 toward the creation of an Attleboro dog park.
Nearly three dozen dogs participated in the Attleboro Dog Park Committee's Second Annual Mutt March Sunday afternoon. "It was a great turn out," said Dog Park Committee Member Raymond Cord. "We raised $350 and shot group video for the Bark For You Park contest. " A total of 30 dogs of all sizes and breeds marched through Capron Park. The dogs were judged based on Best Dressed, Best Kisser, Most Obedient, Best Trick, and then Best in Show. "Although still a long ways from our goal we are inching closer with each event," Cord said. "We were also able to get some great shots and collected some great video, which will be used for the PetSafe Bark For Your Park $100,000 contest." Attleboro was recently named as semi-finalist.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Attleboro is a semi-finalist in a contest that, if won, will provide the Dog Park Committee with $100,000 to pay for a dog park.
The City of Attleboro is a semi-finalist in PetSafe's www.barkforyourpark.com contest, the Attleboro Dog Park Committee announced today on its Facebook Page. The winning community of the contest will win $100,000 to be used towards the group's proposed dog park. Committe Member Raymond Cord received this e-mail from the contest organizers today: "Congratulations! Attleboro, Massachusetts has been selected as a semi-finalist city for the Bark For Your Park Dog Park Giveaway contest. PetSafe is excited and impressed by your city’s efforts and excitement to have your very own dog park. Attleboro, Massachusetts is invited to participate in the semi-finals and submit a 2-minute video to our panel of judges for review. This packet provides …