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Bode, an Old English sheepdog, is dressed in

Bode, an Old English sheepdog, is dressed in a surfer costume at the welcome party in Montauk for Irene Rabinowitz, a Centereach woman who walked 70 miles with her dogs to raise money for a dog park near her house and also for the Long Island Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation. Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Centereach's Irene Rabinowitz walked 70 miles from Centerach to Montauk over four days and raised $2,000 for the Long Island Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation and Central Suffolk Paws, which is working toward getting a second dog park built in the Town of Brookhaven.

Irene Rabinowitz, right, who walked 70 miles with
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Irene Rabinowitz, right, who walked 70 miles with her dogs for charity, toasts her achievement with a group of friends and supporters who gathered to welcome her at the end of her walk in Montauk.

Linda Gauck, left, of Coram, greets Irene Rabinowitz,
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Linda Gauck, left, of Coram, greets Irene Rabinowitz, who walked 70 miles to Montauk with her dog, Sydney, to raise money for a dog park near her house and also for the Arthritis Foundation.

Irene Rabinowitz, of Centereach, who walked 70 miles
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Irene Rabinowitz, of Centereach, who walked 70 miles for charity, greets her dogs, who walked some of the way with her, after arriving at her final destination in Montauk.

Baxter and Sydney took turns walking with their
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Baxter and Sydney took turns walking with their owner, Irene Rabinowitz, of Centereach, on her 70-mile trek to Montauk.

Bode, an Old English sheepdog, is dressed in
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Bode, an Old English sheepdog, is dressed in a surfer costume at the welcome party in Montauk for Irene Rabinowitz, a Centereach woman who walked 70 miles with her dogs to raise money for a dog park near her house and also for the Long Island Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation.

Moxie, left, a Havanese dog, and Bocker the
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Moxie, left, a Havanese dog, and Bocker the labradoodle, a canine film star, attend a welcoming party for Irene Rabinowitz, a Centereach woman who walked 70 miles with her own dog to raise money for a dog park near her house and also for the Arthritis Foundation.

Irene Rabinowitz, second from right, of Centereach, walked
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Irene Rabinowitz, second from right, of Centereach, walked 70 miles to Montauk with her dog to raise money for a dog park near her house and for the Arthritis Foundation.

Irene Rabinowitz, of Centereach, walked 70miles from Centereach
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Irene Rabinowitz, of Centereach, walked 70miles from Centereach to Montauk with her dogs to raise money for a dog park near her house and to support the Arthritis Foundation.

Andi Jompole, of Forest Hills, Queens, and her
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Andi Jompole, of Forest Hills, Queens, and her dog Moxie, look on as Irene Rabinowitz announces raffle winners the welcome party in Montauk.

A group of friends and supporters gathers at
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

A group of friends and supporters gathers at Oceanside Beach Resort in Montauk to welcome Irene Rabinowitz, a Centereach woman who walked 70 miles with her dogs to raise money for a dog park near her house and also for the Arthritis Foundation.

Irene Rabinowitz is greeted by her husband, Drew,
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Irene Rabinowitz is greeted by her husband, Drew, in Montauk after walking 70 miles with her dogs for charity.

Irene Rabinowitz, of Centereach, and her dog, Syndey,
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Irene Rabinowitz, of Centereach, and her dog, Syndey, arrive in Montauk.

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