Trivia night raises $3,274 for Potsdam Community Dog Park
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 7:52 am

The Potsdam Community Dog Park Trivia Night was a huge success, taking in $3,274 to make needed repairs to the park!

We would like to send a special thanks to our event sponsors: Park Champions: Town and Country Animal Hospital; Best Friends: Boutot Auto Sales, Seacomm Federal Credit Union, and State Farm Potsdam matched by State Farm Companies Foundation; Community Benefactors: Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Community Bank, Matt’s Trash Service, S & L Electric, West Parishville Sand & Gravel, Hyman and Ceceile Baker, Holly Chambers, Joe and Cathy Colarusso, and Eric Mayer; Tail Wags: Kinney Drugs, Lavigne’s IGA of Potsdam, Brooks Washburn Architect PC, Gail Anderson & Dan Dudek, Sofia Ehlers, Christine & John Lancaster, and Amber Lindsey; and Paw Shake: Jay Tyson.

We also thank Jakes On the Water, Potsdam Agway, Potsdam Walmart, and Potsdam Roxy Theater for donating prize gift certificates.

Big thanks to those who contributed to the event in other ways, including the Trivia Night Committee: Board of Directors Pres. Deborah Massell, Vice Pres. Jeannie Blake, Treasurer Kathy Allott, Treasurer-Elect Brandon LaShomb, Secretary Taylor Robertson, Leila Thurston, Wendy Smith, Nicole Ouellette, Lisa Hoover, and Lucille Waterson.

We would also like to thank our fantastic actors at the event: Nicole Ouellette, Emcee; the Potsdam Crusaders; Jon Sklaroff, slideshow; Gail Anderson of Marigold Kitchen & Bakery, catering; the Potsdam American Legion, venue; Romeyn Prescott, projector/screen; Brandon Lashomb, sound system; Michele Francisco, poster; Lisa Hoover, press release; and Leila Thurston, parking.

Thanks to everyone who shared the event on social media, put up posters, and invited your friends, and huge thanks to everyone who showed up to play! You supported the Dog Park, and all the dogs and their people of the North Country.

If you’d like to get involved in helping the dog park you can join a committee by contacting Deb Massell at [email protected]. If you are interested in joining in one of spring clean-up parties, email to get on a crew list, or check our Facebook page at For more information about the park, to donate, or to see our park rules, visit our webpage:

Thank you all for supporting the dog park and helping make it a welcoming place!

Potsdam Community Dog Park Trivia Night Committee