Thanks to everyone who has voted for Jacksonville, Illinois in the Bark for Your Park contest. As of tonight (Monday May 18th) we are in eighth place.

The contest, sponsored by PetSafe, has a $100,000 top prize and four $25,000 runner-up grants. You can vote twice a day — see our campaign page for details. Vote on the web and on Facebook.

How it works: (Check the rules for details) the Entry Period runs until June 10th. Until that time the city has to show their support and do some paperwork and budgeting. PetSafe then figures which communities have made acceptable applications and picks 15 top vote getters in small/medium/large groups.

What you can do:

Here’s the list of towns with more than 100 votes (alphabetical):