Jean Shafiroff, Alex Donner and Amanda Bowman recently hosted a cocktail party at the home the home of Bowman and David Levy to mark the kickoff for the Pet Philanthropy Circle’s 5th Anniversary Pet Hero Awards that will be held this Thursday, October 7th.
Guests at the event included Pet Philanthropy Circle’s Founder Jewel Morris, Martin Shafiroff, Flo Anthony, Elizabeth Shafiroff, Geoffrey Bradfield, Roy Kean, Lynn Paulson, Montgomery Frazier, Ben Mindich, Scott Elkins, Abigail Trenk, Tanja Dreiding Wallace, Roy Kean, Robin Cofer, Joseph Fichera, Lindsey Spielfogel, Jill Lynne, and Lee Fryd. During the party, Sharfiroff gave a short speech to thank guests for their support. She also addressed the need for legislation that will outlaw all puppy mills and advocated for more spay and neuter programs.
The Pet Hero Awards will be held at Gotham Hall and will include a cocktail reception and dinner dance. The party will be co-chaired by Georgina Bloomberg and Prince Lorenzo Borghese, and hosted by NBC’s David Frei, and Pet Philanthropy Circle’s Founder Jewel Morris. Among the evening’s honorees are singer-songwriter Naomi Judd, Alison Eastwood, Katie Cleary, Matthew Talbot, the American Humane Association’s Robin Ganzert, Jamie’s Rescue, Heart, an Animal Welfare Education organization,and Amazing Grace. Event sponsors include Hamptons Pet Magazine, Petco Foundation, Rescue Paw Foundation, Park Lane Hotel and Flowers by Topaz.
About the Pet Philanthropy Circle: PPC’s mission is to save and enhance the quality of animal lives by promoting greater public awareness of their welfare and the causes that protect them. PPC works to achieve this through educational programs, raising funds for qualified animal rescue organizations and the Pet Hero Awards.To purchase tickets, go to Event Brite.