Wednesday, April 3, 2013
An art auction will be held April 11 at the Danvers Art Association to help raise the remaining funds to build the new dog park over at Endicott Park.
Danvers dogs and their owners should finally have their own park this spring. The Friends of the Danvers Dog Park report that fundraising efforts were halfway to the goal, but thanks to Mayer Tree Service pitching in some tree work and the town contributing assistance with grading, water access and benches, the project is now much closer to fruition. The canine haven will be located inside Endicott Park on about one acre between Forest and Ingersoll streets. The project was approved by the Board of Selectmen in 2011. "The Danvers Dog Park is very close to our goal and are looking toward ground breaking and grand opening celebrations for the spring," says Carla King. "With our budget at $54,000, the Friends of the Danvers Dog Park were …
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 email@example.com.