We will begin accepting nominations on August 1!

The 2022-2023 Pet Mayor will serve as an ambassador of goodwill for Maplewood and Richmond Heights for a period of one year. Any and all pets are welcome run for this prestigious honor- dogs, cats, pigs, hamsters, goldfish, etc.

 

Pet Eligibility Eligible nominees must meet one of the following criteria

Resident in Maplewood

Resident in Richmond Heights

Sponsored by a Chamber Member Business-(Businesses may sponsor up to 2 pets) Who is a Member of the Chamber?

IMPORTANT NOTE- If being sponsored by a member business, the name of the member business and the person who authorized on behalf of the business, must appear on the entry. A staff member will verify approval with the member. No refunds will be given to submissions found to be ineligible to serve. 

 

Pet Mayor Responsibilities

Make occasional public appearances throughout the year, especially at events that promote small and locally owned businesses

 

Pet Mayor Qualities Generally speaking, our ideal Pet Mayor should….

Be an upstanding and respectable pet in the community

Represent their constituents equally regardless of breed, species, and/or known tricks

Be a fierce advocate for small businesses

Have a good temperament (as should their human spokesperson)

Be agreeable to having his/her photo taken and released by the Chamber

 

Nomination/Voting/Election Information Much likeUnlike human elections, the Pet Mayor election can and will be bought. All proceeds benefit the Mid County Chamber of Commerce.

Nominations can be submitted online from August 1-August 21 at $25/entry.

Voting can be cast online at $1/vote from August 24-September 21. (Minimum $10 to vote. Votes cannot be split between candidates)

The candidate with the most votes will be named Pet Mayor of Mid County

We will perform an Inauguration Collaring Ceremony for our Pet Mayor on September 28th at the Summer Concert Series at Ryan Hummert Park

 

Presented By

 

Sponsored By

 

Mid County Chamber of Commerce 
7326A Manchester Rd
 Maplewood, MO 63143 
314-781-8588 | [email protected] | midcountychamber.org