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"No matter how little money and how few possesions you own, having a dog makes you rich."

- Louis Sabin

2014 Fleabag Fleamarket

Saturday March 8, 2014 (Rain or shine)
Elm Street Park Pavilion, Arroyo Grande
8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Our annual Fleabag Flea Market is fast approaching. If you have never participated in this event, it is a lot of fun and a great way to raise some money for the Elm Street Dog Park.

Donations - We Need Your "Stuff" - You can drop off your donations early!

  • Starting March 1, bring your gently used items to the Elm Street Park Pavilion (Gazebo).
  • Volunteers will be available 8AM to 5PM, March 1-7, to accept your donations.
  • All items should be clearly marked with a suggested donation price.
  • All donations are tax deductible; just ask for a receipt when you drop your stuff off.
  • All items not sold by the end of the day will be donated to a local charity organization.
  • If all of our members brought just one box of items, we would have lots to sell!
  • All proceeds go directly to support the Elm Street Dog Park.

Volunteers - We Need Your Help!

If you have never volunteered for this event, you don't know what you are missing; it is fun and rewarding! Volunteers are what make this event a success each year by helping to price unmarked items, organize items by category, answer customer questions, and clean up afterwards. If you can help on the day of the sale or during the week prior, please let us know ASAP.

For more information or to volunteer, email

Thanks in advance for helping support your dog park!

Hope to see you there!

Buy a Great T-shirt and Support Your Dog Park

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The associationís logo is on the front and a larger image on the back shows the great new sign built for the Elm Street Dog Park by Southpaw Designs of Oceano.

In order to buy a shirt, please contact Association Treasurer Maureen Sharon or call 474-8560. Shirts will be delivered to you at the Elm Street Dog Park or you can pick them up at Maureenís home after contacting her.

Donít delay your order. Supplies are limited.


Our (and your) dog park is experiencing enormous success in terms of the number of people and pets who use it each and every day. That's a very good thing. People love the dog park and come on a regular basis. We have been successful in raising funds to purchase supplies and will be ordering one more bench. We're in good shape financially. This is terrific! However, we need your help to continue keeping and maintaining a quality community dog park. Five Cities Dog Park Association is a volunteer organization dedicated to promoting responsible pet ownership and to building more dog parks in the Five Cities area.

Here are our needs:

  1. A Maintenance Chair to coordinate Bark Ranger volunteers and sound an alert when supplies need to be ordered.
  2. People willing to become Bark Rangers or to substitute for Bark Rangers who go on vacation or become ill.
  3. People to serve actively on our board of directors.

Please give serious consideration to contributing your time and your ideas. You are encouraged to call President Maureen Sharon at 474-8560 or email msharon at for more information.

Become a Sponsor

One of the ways to support our dog park is to sponsor a bench. There is a new bench in the small dog park that does not yet have a sponsor. You can memorialize your dog's name, advertise your business or simply have your own name inscribed on a brass plaque that will be installed on the bench. Sponsorship of a bench is a donation of $1500. Please contact President Maureen Sharon at 474-8560 for additional information.

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