In the midst of the event were contests for the canines in
attendance. There were contests to select the tallest and shortest
dogs, owner look-alike, cutest dog, and best trick. Prizes were
given to the winners of each event. Andi Hake and Mike Geriets were
the judges for the competitions.
Winners of this year's events
Biggest dog: Ace
A Great Dane belonging to Brad Whiteman
A Chihuahua owned by Paula Taylor
A blue pit bull owned by Michelle Morrow
Owned by Brad Whiteman
Owner look-alike: Tinky and owner Mary O'Hara
The dogs were not the only
competitors at the park on Saturday. Children participated in
push-up, hula hoop and dog-treat toss competitions during the course
of the day.
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In addition to contests, the
following services were offered to those in attendance:
courtesy of Serenity Now, Kay Anderson.
by Big Paws K9.
Pulled pork sold by Peggy's Place and
Fat Boys BBQ, with a portion of their proceeds being donated to
the Humane Society.
Finally, there were raffles for a $200 Wal-Mart gift card; two
9-hole rounds of golf, including a Nike golf bag, golf balls, a
towel and cart service, courtesy of Sal Pollice of Edward Jones and
North Greens Golf Course; and an English-style coffee table and end
table set from Jake's Furnishings.
Anytime Fitness of Lincoln and the Lincoln/Logan Chamber of
Commerce thank the dozens of sponsors that helped to shape the event
into what it was for 2013.
[By DEREK HURLEY]