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Update on 10-mile Badgerland Striders Race

The Cudahy Lions Sweet Applewood Festival was graced with excellent weather and had a huge turnout! Thanks to everyone who came to this event and helped make it a success. As always, I ran into a lot of people I knew and everyone had fun.

A number of people asked me how I did in the Cudahy Classic 5/10 Race. I finished the 10-mile race in 1:31:35 ( one hour, 31 minutes and 35 seconds) which is an average pace of 9' 10" per mile. My son finished in 1:22:29 which is an average pace of 8' 15" per mile. There was perfect weather and everyone enjoyed the race.

Take your Dog swimming on Aug. 16th!

Does your dog like to swim? Not sure? Why not bring your dog to the Sheridan Park pool on Sunday, Aug. 16th? The Sheridan Park Pool will be open to dogs from 5:30 pm - 7 pm. Your dog can swim for $5 before the Parks Dept drain the pool for the season! For more info call (414) 257-Park (7275). Admission pre-sale is on the day before from 1-5 pm.

Cool waters offers the Doggie Dip on Monday, Sept. 7th from 6:30 to 8 pm with admission pre-sale on Sunday, Sept. 6th from 10 am to 6 pm.

For details:
www.county.milwaukee.gov/DoggieDip11404.htm

 

Sheridan Park Friends, Grant Park Friends to Remove Weeds in Parks

Hello Readers! I hope all of you had a chance to take your dog swimming at the Sheridan Park Pool. I took my dog, Jet, although she was scared and didn't really enjoy it too much. She was able to swim but seemed afraid of the water. I think she was also a little nervous being around so many unfamiliar dogs. She seemed happy afterward, however, and I gave her a little ice cream as a special treat for being so brave!

Our neighborhood Park Friends Groups are busy maintaining our wonderful County Parks. First, the Sheridan Park Friends will be meeting on Monday, Aug. 24th, at 6:30 pm at the Sheridan Park Pavilion. The group is led by Patricia Jursik and will be discussing plans for a Park Watch, an Autumn Equinox Lakeside Trail Walk, and a Buckthorn Weed-Out plus any other ideas members may bring. The public is invited. If you are interested contact Patricia at patricia.jursik@milwcnty.com or (414) 278-4231.

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Cudahy's New Business Development Site

Did you know the City of Cudahy has a new business development website? I didn't either until today. The address is www.cudahy4business.com . Check it out! I found it to be very interesting and informative and I'm sure a lot of people do not know about it yet.

In other news, the Garlic Mustard Pickers will be doing a "Music in the Parks" performance in Grant Park on Thursday, Aug. 20th. The performance will start at 6:30 pm at Picnic Pavilion # 5 (where the July 4th fireworks are done) and last until about 8:30 pm.

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