Canine costume contest on tap
Published 3:35 pm, Wednesday, May 4, 2011
New Milford Girl Scout Troop No. 40256 will hold Parade Your Pooch, a canine costume contest, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The event will be held at the CandleWoof park on Pickett District Road.
A rain date of May 15 is set.
Prizes will be awarded for best costume in two categories: up to 20 pounds and more than 20 pounds.
Raffles and refreshments will be available.
There is a $5 per dog entry fee, with proceeds to benefit the Beautification of the dog park.
The troop plans to enhance the dog park with more benches, plantings, a sign and designated watering areas.
The troop is also accepting donations to help fund their project.