Oak Forest has topped neighbor Orland Park to take the third place spot in a national dog park competition where the winner gets $100,000.
As of 10:30 a.m. Saturday, is about 300 votes up on Orland and more than 15,000 votes behind the second place community, Lynchburg, VA.
Competition in the south suburbs for the Nos. 3 and 4 spots appears to be heating up.
Ald. Laura Clemons of Oak Forest's 1st Ward said she was called this week by Orland Trustee Patricia Gira, Sun-Times Media reports. Gira reportedly wrote the company behind the "Bark for your Park" contest, PetSafe, with concerns that a close competition between neighbors might hurt voting.
Voting continues through July 31.
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!