VOTE FOR PET MAYOR | AUGUST 24- SEPTEMBER 21
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.
Much likeUnlike human elections, the Pet Mayor election can and will be bought. All proceeds benefit the Mid County Chamber of Commerce.
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
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