NYC Parks unveils new dog run in Bronx Devoe Park
Tuesday, December 21, 2011, BRONX -- NYC Parks Bronx Borough Commissioner Iris Rodriguez-Rosa has joined City Council Member Fernando Cabrera, dog-lovers and members of the community to celebrate the completion of the brand new dog run located in Devoe Park in the Bronx.
While unveiling this project, Commissioner Rodriguez-Rosa comnend Councilman Fernando Cabrera and Mayor de Blasio for aiding the recreation project at the center of Fordham a reality
“Recreation, socialization, community – our City dog runs are a wonderful resource for New Yorkers and provide many benefits, both for those on two legs and four” said Bronx Parks Commissioner Iris Rodriguez-Rosa. “I’m thrilled to announce the opening of the brand new Devoe Park Dog Run, and I thank Mayor Bill de Blasio and Councilman Cabrera for their investment in this new recreation space in the heart of Fordham.”
Cabrera, in his remarks, said he was pleased to be actively involved in ensuring that the recreational center for dogs became actualized during his tenure as an NY Council member.
"One of my best friends has fur and a tail. I am honored to have made available $600,000 from our Office available for dog-lovers and members of the community for the completion of the brand new dog run located in Devoe Park in the Borough of the Bronx. Our furry friends will now have a safe haven to play safely and make new friends," said Council member Fernando Cabrera.