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Opening Day!
 
It's happening!  Please join us on August 2nd at 6 p.m. for the Ribbon Cutting and official Opening of the Horner Park Dog Park. Celebrate alongside Alderman Deb Mell and Alderman Ameya Pawar who generously funded this Phase I fencing.  The concept plan for Phase II, designed by Christy Webber Landscapes, which includes a small dog area, water area, turf play field, benches, water fountains and more will be available for viewing onsite if you haven't seen it already.  These extra features cost extra money. With your help we hope to raise the remainder of needed funds, approximately $100,000 by this time next year. A big thanks to everyone for all of their support in making this happen. In other exciting news, they have also started the resurfacing of Horner's tennis courts along Montrose. Please respect the new surfacing and remember that dogs are not allowed on the tennis courts. The courts along California will soon be turned into a Mini Soccer Pitch, and no dogs will be allowed on the pitch either. But never fear, the DFA is here. And your dogs will love to play there!
 
 
 

 Calendar Contest

We are once again creating the popular "Dogs of Horner Park" calendar. Thanks to everyone who participated in this year's contest by submitting photo entries.
They are all adorable! Here is a link to the album 
https://www.facebook.com/pg/HornerParkDogPark/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1757959504240575
Feel free to tag yourself and share in any way you please. Each "like" counts as a vote, and voting lasts until July 28.  The 12 dogs with the most likes will be featured as the full page image for a month. But we try to get all participants in the calendar somewhere, so even if you don't win a month your pup will likely have at least a thumbprint spot. The dog with the most votes will be on the cover, too.  Calendars will go on sale in the fall. Let the voting begin!
 

 
Farmers Market Plus New Toys
Come visit us at the Horner Park Farmer’s Market. We will be there on July 28th, August 25th and September 29th. Our super cool new dog toys will be on sale for just $10, and our super cool staff will do their best to answer any questions that you may have. Also look for us at the Independence Park Farmers Market on Sunday, August 26th. 
 

 
 Clicklet Crush
 
Mckinley Park Dog Park 5432 v. Horner Park Dog Park 364
 
We are getting crushed! Help even the score by joining the giving community at Great Hearts Initiative and giving your clicklets to the Horner Park Dog Park. It's free to you, but each clicklet equals $1 that the Great Hearts organization will give to the dog park. Already a member? Check back in and see if you have earned any more free clicklets to give away. https://www.greathearts.community/.  So far we have earned over $300 through Great Hearts. Let's keep up the good work team!
 
 

 
We’re now on Instagram too! See doggosofhornerpark
 
Thank you all for your continued support! Have a great summer!
 
 Sincerely,
 
The Horner Park Advisory Council Dog Friendly Area Committee

If we build it, they will run!
Your donation is tax-deductible!
Click the bone or send a check to:
Horner Park Advisory Council
2741 W Montrose Ave
Chicago, IL 60618

Make check payable to Horner Park Advisory Council with “Dog Friendly Area” in the memo line.
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