Tasty Dog Challenge II starts March 5

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By Terry Dean

Staff reporter

(Courtesy Oak Park Elementary School District 97 PTOs)

The Tasty Dog Challenge, which raised approx. $3400 for the PTOs of the Oak Park elementary schools last spring, is starting again Saturday March 5. Tasty Dog, 708 Lake Street, will be supporting area schools again by donating proceeds from meal sales to District 97 elementary school PTOs. This year’s expanded event offers even more ways to support District 97 schools, including prize drawings and an anti-bullying program to be presented to a winning school.

Participation is easy - school supporters visit Tasty Dog any time during a specially designated day and mention their school when placing an order. Tasty Dog will donate 15 percent of all participants’ sales to that school’s PTO.
The dates for this year's Challenge:
     Sat. March 5 (11 a.m. - 6 p.m.): Lincoln School
     Sat. March 12 (11 a.m.-6 p.m.): Hatch School
     Friday March 18 (11a.m. -.9 p.m.): Irving School
    Sat. March 19 (11 a.m. - 6 p.m.): Beye School
    Wed. April 6 (11 a.m. - 9 p.m.): Whittier School
     Thurs. April 7 (11 a.m. - 9 p.m.): Longfellow School
     Sat. April 9 (11 a.m. - 6 p.m.): Mann School

New this year is a $1/ticket drawing. Prizes include:

•A Channel 5 Behind the Scenes Tour (and viewing of a live broadcast) with Reporter Lisa Parker
•2 Tickets to the first playoff game for the Chicago Bulls
•Autographed sports items - Bulls basketball
•Cubs baseball
•(future Hall of Famer, ex-Blackhawk player) Chris Chelios items
•Wolves hockey sticks
•The Tennis and Fitness Centre Memberships/Passes/Court times
•Radio Flyer items
•A bowling party

For more information:www.thetastydogchallenge.com/pages/

Contact:
Email: tdean@wjinc.com

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J.OAK PARK  

Posted: March 8th, 2011 10:34 PM

good question...and do you think Village Manager Tom Barwin pays the property taxes on the village owned property that he rents, from the village? I sure hope he does.

OP Resident  

Posted: March 4th, 2011 6:04 PM

Whatever happened with the pass due property Tax issue between Tasty Dog and VOP ?

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