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.03/03/2021 – Newsday Profile Ginny Munger Kahn and LI-DOG

 

Photo Credit: Newsday, Steve Pfost

Newsday Profile on LI-DOG President Ginny Munger Kahn Highlights Group’s Strategy and Success

Newsday’s profile on LI-DOG’s President, written by Arlene Gross and published Jan. 28th, puts the spotlight on LI-DOG’s success in working with elected officials to create dog parks in West Hills, Blydenburgh, Eisenhower and Oyster Bay parks as well as on-leash dog walking in Huntington’s Heckscher Park and select Nassau County parks. The extensive profile also includes comments from New York State Assemblyman Steve Stern and Oyster Bay Supervisor Joseph Saladino describing their work to create dog parks and dog-friendly trails in parks.  For a link to the full Newsday story, go to  Dogs Best Friend: Dix Hills Resident Works for Access at Long Island Parks.

 


03/03/2021 – Newsday Profile Ginny Munger Kahn and LI-DOG

 

Photo Credit: Newsday Steve Pfost

Dogs’ Best Friend: Dix Hills Resident Works for Access at Long Island Parks, Newsday, by Arlene Gross

Profile on LI-DOG President Ginny Munger Kahn Highlights Group’s Strategy and Success

 

Thank you, Arlene Gross and Newsday, for publishing a great profile on LI-DOG President Ginny Munger Kahn on Jan. 28th! The story highlights LI-DOG’s strategy and success in working with elected officials to create 10 dog parks and dozens of dog-friendly trails and parks on Long Island over its 20-plus year history. The profile puts the spotlight on LI-DOG’s efforts to create dog parks in West Hills, Blydenburgh, Eisenhower and Oyster Bay parks as well as its work to get on-leash dog walking approved in Huntington’s Heckscher Park and select Nassau County parks.

The extensive profile, which quotes Ginny’s long-time colleagues Peggy Heijmen and Chris Laubis,  also includes comments from New York State Assemblyman Steve Stern and Oyster Bay Supervisor Joseph Saladino describing their work with LI-DOG to create dog parks and dog-friendly on-leash walking trails in parks. Among the keys to LI-DOG’s success, the article notes:  avoiding opposition from local communities and persistence. Next up on LI-DOG’s “to dog” list: beach access. To read the full story, go to:  Newsday Dogs Best Friend: Dix Hills Resident Works for Access at Long Island Parks.