Just nine days ago, Oak Forest trailed by 15,000 votes behind second place Lynchburg, VA. Both cities are among the 15 finalists for the Bark for your Park contest, the winner of which receives $100,000 for a dog park.
Now, with several weeks of voting left, has pulled to within 4,000 votes and , who sits in fourth place.
A second-place finish for Oak Forest would bring a $25,000 prize and reward the enormous effort community members have put forth in recent weeks.
Voting continues through Aug. 1 and will "go dark" for the last week.
Here's how you can vote for :
- Visit the PetSafe contest site.
- Click on Oak Forest.
- Create an account, or log in if you already have one.
- Click "Vote Now."
- Next, visit PetSafe's Facebook page.
- Log in and vote again!