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Welcome from Lancaster Unleashed, Inc.!

We are Lancaster Unleashed, Inc, an organization working toward getting a dog park. Lancaster, New York currently has almost 6000 licensed dogs. They need a place to exercise and socialize. Please support a dog park in our town!

We have 3 possibilities for a dog park in our town:

  1. A town park in Lancaster - We have attended a town board meeting and spoken to town officials about available places.
  2. Como Lake Park in Lancaster, which is a county park - We spoke before the Erie County Energy & Environment Committee in November 2017, and while we don't have a firm commitment from them, we have plans to meet with them again in January 2018.
  3. We may look into sending a proposal to the Village of Lancaster as well.

Erie County Energy & Environment Committee

Today, our officers spoke in front of a meeting for the Erie County Energy & Environment Committee, which oversees the parks. We gave them our formal proposal and a single page of bullet-points (which are attached here) and requested land in Como Lake Park for a dog park. Parks Commissioner Dan Rizzo told us that he's not opposed to the idea, but wants to wait to discuss it further after the county parks have released their master plan. This will be sometime in January 2018, so we will meet with him then. We will keep you all updated.

November 2017 Minutes

Here are the minutes from our November meeting.

Ted Morton Expresses His Support

In the latest issue of the Lancaster Bee, Erie County Legislator Ted Morton expresses his support for our goal of getting space in Como Park for our dog park. Read it here.

November Meeting

Date: 
Nov 15 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
Lancaster Public Library, 5466 Broadway, Lancaster, NY 14086

This is our monthly meeting, held on the third Wednesday of each month. All are welcome to attend! We discuss fundraising ideas, getting the word out, and our efforts with getting a commitment from the county or town.

October 2017 Meeting Minutes

The minutes from our October meeting are available for viewing.

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October Meeting - TUESDAY this time!

Date: 
Oct 17 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
Lancaster Public Library, 5466 Broadway, Lancaster, NY 14086

This is our monthly meeting (held on the 3rd Tuesday this month, instead of Wednesday). All are welcome to attend! We discuss fundraising ideas, getting the word out, and our efforts with getting a commitment from the county or town. We will also have a special guest this month, Erie County Legislator Ted Morton.

2nd Annual Woof & Treat

Date: 
Oct 14 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Location: 
5 West Main Street, Lancaster.
Cost: 
$5 pre-registration online, $7 for day-of-event registration

Facebook event page
Press Release

Join us in the Village of Lancaster for our 2nd Annual Woof & Treat!
Dress up your best 4-legged pal and join us to stroll through the Village's Central Business District. Funds go directly to Lancaster Unleashed toward our Campaign for a Lancaster Community Dog Park.
Prizes for best costumed pet & owner/pet look-alike.
Pet MUST be leashed and proof of Dog License required.

Register in advance at http://bit.ly/treat2017

Registration at 11:30 AM at 5 West Main Street, Lancaster.
Contact: karenpenziul@gmail.com

September Meeting

Date: 
Sep 20 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
Lancaster Public Library, 5466 Broadway, Lancaster, NY 14086

Our monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. All are welcome to attend! We discuss fundraising ideas, getting the word out, and our efforts with getting a commitment from the county or town.

Shopping Unleashed

Date: 
Nov 5 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
Depew-Lancaster Boys & Girls Club 60 Preston St, Depew, New York 14043
Cost: 
Free to the public


This is a vendor & craft fair to benefit Lancaster Unleashed, in cooperation with the Depew-Lancaster Boys & Girls Club. Come and get a head start on holiday shopping before the Black Friday rush. We'll have vendors of all types, basket raffles, food and wine! Free to the public.

We will have the following vendors:
LuLaRoe
Purely Pets
Pampered Chef
It Works
Pet Wants WNY
Pure Romance
Perfectly Posh
Thirty -One
Scentsy
Travelers Creations
Paparazzi Jewelry & Accessories
Nerium international
Sew Buffalo Irish
SeneGence/LipSense
Avon
Agnes & Dora
PC's Pallet Crafts
Young Living
Tastefully Simple
Mary Kay Cosmetics
Partylite
Limelight by Alcone
Kathleen's Jewels and Accessories
Lisa Borczynski
Samantha's Printed Vinyl Projects
FYB Pet Apparel
Discover Kids Books with Usborne Books and More
Tupperware
Rodan and Fields
Norwex
Tess Moran Photography

Facebook event page
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