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Next Meeting - March 17th - Back at the Library

For our next meeting we will be back at the Lancaster Library. We're meeting Wednesday, March 17th at 7pm. All are welcome!

Address: 5466 Broadway, Lancaster, NY 14086

See us at WNY's Furtastic Adopt-a-thon

Lancaster Unleashed will have a table at this Saturday's event: WNY's Furtastic Adopt-a-thon. We'll have goodies to give away, as well as some for sale. You can also purchase one of our car magnets and sign our petition. We look forward to seeing you there!

WNY's Furtastic Adopt-a-thon
Saturday, February 13th, 2016
10am-5pm

Location:
Erie County Emergency Services Training and Operations Center
3359 Broadway St, Buffalo, New York 14227

Next Meeting - Feb 17th - NOT at the library

Our next meeting will again be on the third Wednesday of the month, February 17th, at 7pm. But this time it is not at the library. Instead it will be located at:

4950 Genesee St
Suite 170
Cheektowaga, NY

It is located on Genesee Street, about a half mile from Transit Road. See the attached map for more information.

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GoFundMe Donations Accepted - Tax-Deductible!

We have a GoFundMe account set up for our campaign at https://www.gofundme.com/zwd6je7g. Please consider donating - no amount is too small! Also, we have just received our tax-exempt status and are now a 501c3 organization, so all donations (including prior ones) are tax-deductible.

Next Planning Meeting - January 20th

We are holding off on meeting in December due to the holidays, but we will be back together in January. Please save the date for our next meeting:

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
7:00pm
Lancaster Library, 5466 Broadway Ave.

All interested people are welcome! The more people willing to help out, the easier it will be.

Next Planning Meeting - November 18th

Thank you to everyone who came to our recent meeting to discuss fundraising ideas. We have another planning meeting scheduled, so please consider attending:


Wednesday, November 18th
7:00pm
Lancaster Public Library, 5466 Broadway

Fundraising Meeting on Wednesday the 28th

We will be having a public meeting at the Lancaster Library to discuss fundraising for this campaign. All interested people are welcome to attend! We will have some of our car magnets for sale and will be looking for ideas for more fundraising efforts.

Wednesday, October 28th
7pm-8:30pm
Lancaster Library, 5466 Broadway

Please Sign our Petition

We still have not heard back from Erie County regarding our proposal. Please help us get the message to them by signing our online petition.

Proposal for Lancaster Dog Park

Read full proposal here

Campaign for a Lancaster Dog Park
1166 Penora Street
Depew, New York 14043
September 21, 2015

Mark Poloncarz
Erie County Executive
Edward A. Rath Building
95 Franklin Street
Buffalo, New York 14202

Dear County Executive Poloncarz:
As you may already be aware, a significant number of dedicated dog lovers have expressed their desire for a dog park to serve the eastern suburbs of Erie County. The County’s beautifully well-kept Como Lake Park would be an ideal location for an additional dog park. We ask that you and outgoing Commissioner Schinzel consider our request.

As Lancaster has experienced significant growth over the past two decades, the population has increased and, along with it, the canine population. Lancaster Town Clerk Johanna Coleman provided a figure of 5,780 licensed dogs currently in the town of Lancaster. According to Cheektowaga Town Clerk Brian Wielinski, there are roughly 10,000 licensed dogs in their town. In addition there are probably many more that have not been legally licensed by their owners. Currently, residents of the Lancaster-Depew-Cheektowaga-Alden suburbs must drive on average a minimum of 25-30 minutes to reach the nearest dog park.

Buy a Car Magnet to Show Your Support!

We have opened a CafePress shop to raise funds for our cause. Please consider buying a car magnet to show your support for a dog park in Lancaster. All profits made on the sales will support the creation of a dog park.

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