Cakes for Occasions is helping raise money for the new dog park in town.
Danvers Dog Park
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
A great way to start the day with a quick look at the events and happenings in town.
Welcome to “5 Things,” your daily source for community events, happenings in town and other little tidbits of information. Here are five things you need to know on Tuesday, March 19. 1. Storm: The winter storm – with snow at first and later a mix of sleet, freezing rain and rain – will stick around for the entire day. Forecasters says that about 4 inches of snow will accumulate before the changeover. It may turn back to snow at the very end of Tuesday night too. 2. Candidates: Tuesday is the deadline for candidates for any town offices this spring to turn in their nomination papers at the Town Clerk's office at Town Hall. Town Meeting candidates are required to hand in at least 10 certified signatures and townwide candidates 50 certified …
Monday, January 28, 2013
This year's "Ice Cream for Breakfast" fundraiser at Cherry Farm Creamery will benefit the Danvers Dog Park.
Maybe you've quietly replaced Cheerios and toast with ice cream once or twice at breakfast time. This Saturday, you won't have to do it secretly and you'll have a great excuse. You can eat ice cream for breakfast in support of the Friends of Danvers Dog Park at Cherry Farm Creamery on Saturday, Feb. 2 for National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day. Cherry Farm will open early at 8 a.m. for the occasion and serving a special “breakfast” menu. The usual hours are noon to 9 p.m. Half of the proceeds of ice cream sales from 8 a.m.-noon will be donated to support the completion of the Danvers Dog Park at Endicott Park. Special menu items will include waffle sundaes, Pop-Tart sundaes, “Coffee & Donuts” ice cream, and “Maple Bacon” ice cream (maple …
Friday, December 7, 2012
People's United Bank recently donated $2,500 toward the $30,000 fundraising goal for a Danvers Dog Park.
The planned Danvers dog park at Endicott Park has received its first large donations from a local company. Friends of Danvers Dog Park announced this week that People's United Bank became the park's first major sponsor with a donation of $2,500 to the project. Friends of Danvers Dog Park Chairperson, Carla King, recently brought Kevin Noyes of People's United Bank, and his dogs Otta and Hannah, to park's site at Endicott Park. The Friends of Danvers Dog Park have raised $20,000 toward the estimated $30,000 it will take to complete the park. For more information, visit the Friends of Danvers Dog Park website at www.friendsofdanversdogpark.com or contact King at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Wondering what's happening with the Danvers Dog Park planning? Find out here.
The idea for a dog park in Danvers was approved by Selectmen in June 2011, and the planning for a place for pups at Endicott Park is underway. Here's a quick five question Q&A with the Danvers Dog Park Committee. How many people are currently involved with the dog park planning? For the most part it’s a core group of about 10 people with many other people lending a hand on events etc. When does the dog park committee hold meetings? The first Tuesday of every month at the People’s United Bank community Room at 6:30 p.m. What are some of the biggest challenges that the committee is facing right now? The biggest challenge now is raising the money needed to get the park up and running. Most of the approvals are in order, it’s a matter of …
Monday, October 10, 2011
Your daily guide to the happenings and events in Danvers.
Today is Columbus Day, October 10. Here are five things you need to know today: 1. News from the Danvers Dog Park: This weekend the first Annual Friends of Danvers Dog Park Yard Sale raised $1,600 towards the new dog park. Nice! 2. Columbus Day Fun Fact: Columbus Day became a national holiday in 1937, under President Roosevelt. The day had been celebrated for centuries before, though, mainly in the form of religious celebration or parades honoring both Italian Heritage and Christopher Columbus. 3. Are we enjoying this warm weather, or are we ready for fall? The National Weather Service is predicting another warm one today, with highs at 80 degrees, but the rest of the week is looking a little cooler. Weigh in your feelings on this weekend…
Sunday, August 7, 2011
Matt Faino has been a good friend to the dogs of Danvers, long before he adopted his own dog, Alfie.
Name: Matt Faino Street: Putnam Street Family: Wife Mary and dog, Alfie Hobbies: Matt used to play and enjoy basketball but after having back surgery he hasn't felt strong enough to go back to playing. Matt now enjoys hiking and walking in the woods. Matt also enjoys being involved with the upcoming Danvers Dog park. "Initially, a few years ago I didn't have a dog" Matt said. "I walked the neighbor's dog and met people with dogs, and I liked the idea of a dog park." After he became involve he adopted a SATO, a slang term for a street dog who arrived in the area from Puerto Rico. Matt starting meeting with a group of people several years ago to get the dog park up and running. "The idea is straightforward," he said. "Dogs need a place to …
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Since receiving approval from Selectmen, the Danvers Dog Park Committee has entered its design, fundraising, and budgeting phases, but is seeking more members.
After receiving approval at the June 14 Board of Selectmen Meeting, and an adoption from the Friends of Danvers Recreation, the Danvers Dog Park Committee is currently in the designing, fundraising, and budgeting process. The dog park, which has been approved for Endicott Park in the upper parking area adjacent to Dean's Lane, will require fencing, ground cover, trash receptacles and possible water fountains for both dogs and humans. To complete the project, however, the committee is in need of more members. "In order for us to really, totally accomplish the goal we need more volunteers," said Gail Tyrell, chair person for the Dog Park Committee. "Dogs are an intricate part of everyone's lives these days. There are over 2000 dog owners …