Gone To The Dogs

Slip-n-slide supports canine cause

Posted: August 25, 2017 at 1 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/BEN GOFF @NWABENGOFF Patrons slip and slide their way down Dickson Street on Sunday Aug. 28, 2016 during the Dickson Street Slide event in downtown Fayetteville. The giant water slide was a fundraiser for Soldier on Service Dogs.

Taking a trip down a 1,000-foot slip-n-slide on Dickson Street this Sunday could help a veteran suffering from PTSD get the furry, four-legged companion he needs to help him readjust to society.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/BEN GOFF @NWABENGOFF Ella Elkins, Lucy Jones, Sam Pieper, Eva Madison and Dave Pieper, all of Fayetteville, take a slide during l...


Dickson Street Slide

WHEN — 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday

WHERE — From Collier’s Drug Store to the Walton Arts Center on Dickson Street in Fayetteville

COST — Triple slide $25; unlimited slides $40

INFO — dicksonstreetslide.com, soldieronservicedogs.org


Soldiering On

Soldier On is competing for a $25,000 grant from State Farm in a popular vote contest through today. Every voter can assign 10 votes per day to Soldier On to increase the organization’s chances of winning, all without opening a wallet. The blue banner at the top of the Soldier On website goes directly to the voting page.

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