Sewickley Unleashed plans set; event benefits humane society
The fifth annual Sewickley Unleashed event is set for Saturday, May 17 in the borough's business district.
Events for the day include a 5K run/walk, pet parade and vendor booths.
• The event begins with a people-only 5K run/walk event at 8:30 a.m. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Pre-registration is $30 and includes a T-shirt. Day-of registration is $35. T-shirts are not guaranteed for day-of registration.
• A pet parade will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Beaver Street. Pre-registration is available online through noon Friday, May 16, for $10. Day-of registration is $15 and begins at 9:30 a.m.
The parade will be led by Sewickley Mayor Brian Jeffe and his dog Otis. Sewickley K9 Officer Tripp and his handler Officer Frank Lesniak will follow with members of the Pittsburgh Police K9 Unit in a tribute to Pittsburgh K9 Officer Rocco, who was killed in the line of duty on Jan. 30.
The parade includes prizes for best float, best non-canine, youth participant (12 years old and younger), best teen participant (13 to 18 years old), best adult participant (19 years old and up) and most creative group/family.
• Vendor booths open at 10 a.m.
Tall Cathy of 96.1 KISS will broadcast live during the event, which benefits the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society.
The event is organized by Village Green Partners — a nonprofit group whose leaders market the business district through event programming.
For more information, visit www.sewickleyunleashed.org.
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