6TH ANNUAL BARK IN THE PARK - JULY 17, 2012
June 26, 2012
FIDO is thrilled to share this information about the 6th Annual Bark in the Park fundraiser that the Planet Dog Foundation (PDF) is hosting to raise funds for Maine Medical Center’s Therapy Dog Program.
What: Dogs and their families are invited to enjoy an evening of baseball while raising valuable funds to support the Maine Medical Center Therapy Dog Program.
Mike Piazza and his dogs will perform Frisbee catching tricks between innings.
Bark in the Park ticket holders sit in the 3rd base bleacher section with all access to the "birthday section" behind the bleachers. There will be a grassy relief area, wading pool, canine watering station, dog treats and games for pups and their families. Dog valets will also be on hand to care for pets so people can visit the concessions.
When: Tuesday, July 17, 2012 vs. the Reading Phillies (RE), (Class AA Affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies)
6:15 pm - pre-game parade for pups and people led by Slugger, the Sea Dog's mascot.
7:00 pm - game starts
Where: Hadlock Field, Portland
How: Tickets are available beginning May 25. They are $7.00 for people and $7.00 for dogs (children under 2 free). They can be purchased at the Planet Dog Company Store at 211 Marginal Way, Portland (207-347-8606) or by calling Planet Dog at 800-381-1516
Every ticket holder with a tail gets a free Planet Dog Orbee-TuffÒ Baseball chew toy and admission to the pre-game on field parade with Slugger. All dogs must have a ticket and dog tickets are limited and MUST be purchased in advance.
Who: Planet Dog is a Portland-based designer, developer and retailer of award-winning and socially responsible products for dogs. Planet Dog is proud to donate 2% of every sale to the Planet Dog Foundation (PDF). PDF provides cash grants to non-profit programs throughout the country that train, place and support dogs who help people in need. Since 2006, PDF has given over $850,000 in cash grants and in-kind product donations to non-profits in Maine and across the nation.
For more information visit - http://www.planetdog.com/company_store/local_events.aspx http://www.planetdogfoundation.org
Photos by Jennifer Mills - jennifermillsphotography.com