Now This Is Something to Yap About! Greater Media Hosts Annual Bark in the Park

Posted on April 29, 2016 By

Why shouldn’t YOUR dog have his day? Take your pet to the annual “Bark in the Park,” hosted by Greater Media radio stations 100.1 WJRZ and 95.9 the WRAT, at FirstEnergy Park, 2 Stadium Way, Lakewood, N.J., Saturday, May 14, 2016, from noon to 4:00 p.m., rain or shine.

Before the game begins, pets can enjoy a variety of free activities, such as Silly Pet Tricks and a Pet Parade, which takes place on the field. The winner of 100.1 WJRZ’s Cutest Pet Contest will be crowned on-site at Bark in the Park. The Paw-parazzi will take pictures of you and your dog. Watering stations are available. All animals must be on a leash and have up-to-date shots.

Local animal shelters, rescue groups, and humane societies will also be on site to help you choose the right dog for you to adopt.

With the purchase of lawn seats for $10.00 and a Pooch-Pass for $2.00, leashed dogs and their owners can also enjoy special seating area for the baseball game that day at 4:05 between the Lakewood BlueClaws and the West Virginia Power.

Each radio station will be broadcasting live from FirstEnergy Park: Christy Springfield for 100.1 WJRZ and Jimmy Steal for 95.9 WRAT. Bark in the Park sponsors include Lucky’s Bed and Biscuit, Manahawkin; Ocean County Veterinarian Hospital, Brick; and Meridian Health. Toyota World of Lakewood is the WJRZ sponsor and Pine Belt Auto Group is the WRAT sponsor.

For ticket information, game times, and up-to-date information, call 732-901-7000 or visit For questions, contact Jackie Farago, regional events coordinator of Greater Media New Jersey at 732-681-3800, Ext. 330.

About Great Media
WRAT-FM (95.9) and 100.1 WJRZ are radio stations that are owned and operated by Greater Media New Jersey, a subsidiary of Greater Media, Inc. Greater Media, Inc. is the parent company of twenty-three AM and FM radio stations in the Boston, Charlotte, Detroit, New Jersey, and Philadelphia markets. Greater Media also owns a modern printing plant and a group of weekly papers in central New Jersey, as well as several telecommunications towers, located throughout the United States.