The Battery Park City Dog Association would like to thank the following people and businesses for participating and donating to our 13th Annual BPC Halloween Puppy Parade on Oct. 25th:Bobby Concister of Le Pet Spa, our Co-Host for 13 years, and for providing the top prizes; ABC Blooming Nails; Battery Park City Pharmacy; Deb Di Iorio; Downtown Veterinary Hospital; Dr. Margaret Mei of Optimum Rehab & Wellness; Gristedes; Inatteso Pizzabar Casano; Jane Kopelman, Dog Trainer; Laughing Man Coffee & Tea; Merchants River House Restaurant; New Fresh Cleaners; Pick-a-Bagel; Stanley’s Cobbler Shop; and The Vince Smith Hair Experience. Also a huge thanks to our esteemed judges: Sheila Rossi, Ali Silber and Rich Brotman (who was also our Stage Manager and Videographer). Another huge thanks go to our Park Enforcement Police — Capt. Paige Lener, Sgt. Jose Rivera, Park Officer Airris Awad, CSA Valerie Primous and CSA Samille Tyler who kept us safe on the parade route. And, of course, a giant thank you to all of the participants in the parade, both human and canine, for their enthusiasm, creativity and support for our annual community event. Pictures can be seen at: bpcdogs.org.
Paula and Jeff Galloway