Thursday, July 22, 2010


Greenville's Carefree Connection Bus Tours would like to thank our community for coming out to Greenville's first time ever dog festival. Despite the hot and steamy July day, it was a HUGE success! Folks came from all around with their families and 4-legged friends to enjoy the fun and fellowship. Our judges Marc Saluk, Susie Riegle, Mayor Bowers and Penny Perry did a fabulous job handing out 1st, 2nd and 3rd place ribbons to the competing contestants. Cindy Denniston of Union City, Indiana and her dog Mya took home "Best of Show!"

Everyone enjoyed Tipp City and Mercer County K-9 unit demos, Special Guest Russell Rex and his Flyball Dogs, wiener dog races, doggie contests and more... The Darke County Humane Society adopted lovable pets to good homes as the Animal Shelter took in donations throughout the day.

We would like to thank the Greenville City Dept., Police Dept., EMT's and the Doseck, Voigt, Cross and Flory family for volunteering their time. To check out festival photos or order a festival t-shirt, please visit our website at We're in the works for planning the 2nd Annual Doggie Festival in September/October of 2011.

Carefree Connection Bus Tours is planning one more fun summer event for our community! Take a day trip to the OHIO STATE FAIR on August 4th! We'll drop off and pick up at the front gate. $5.00 admission all day! VIP motor coach leaves Greenville's Kmart @ 7:30 am with breakfast muffins, bottled water, fun games and raffles! "No traffic hassles, no gas money wasted and NO parking fees for our Buckeyes!" Spend the whole day @ your own leisure. "Der Dutchman" for supper. Back to Greenville by 8pm. Only $38/person! Call 800-530-6019 to reserve your seat or visit us at


  1. That's my Chase in her clown outfit. She wears it on pet therapy visits!

  2. The dog festival was wonderful. It was so nice to see the Museum grounds in use again. What a nice place for outdoor events. I read that the festival will be in the fall next year...way to go Shelly and Angela. I will really be looking forward to this event next year :) Good Luck with your Carefree tours, I hear they are very entertaining too, happy to see some new things taking place in Greenville.


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