Boyd Foundation Presents $25,000 Dog Park Grant To Collegedale

Friday, August 23, 2019

Randy Boyd with the Boyd Foundation, will present the city of Collegedale with a $25,000 check to upgrade and enhance the city’s existing dog park. Collegedale is one of 30 communities across Tennessee who was awarded one of the Dog Park Dash Grants for 2019. 

Amanda Stacy with Bliss Products will be onsite with renderings and photos of proposed BarkPark dog play equipment. Special dog treats by Bite Me Bakery will be available for furry-friends attending the event.

The presentation will be made Monday, Sept. 9, at 9:30 a.m. at Collegedale Dog Park, 5225 Tallant Road. The community is invited to attend and encouraged to bring pets.

The Tennessee Dog Park Dash is a multi-year initiative aimed at making Tennessee the most pet-friendly state in the country by awarding deserving communities $3 million in total grants over three years to build and enhance dog parks. This year, 30 communities across Tennessee are being awarded grants totaling $900,000.

Dozens of communities worked all year long to organize residents, coordinate with local officials, mobilize on social media, and host pet-friendly events to win a $25,000 grant to build or improve an existing dog park in their community.


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