Paws for the cause: Fash­ion show raises funds for Hu­mane So­ci­ety

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PAWS, an aux­il­iary of the Hu­mane So­ci­ety of Broward County, will host its sev­enth an­nual “An­gel PAWS Lun­cheon and Fash­ion Show” on Jan. 23 at the Co­ral Ridge Coun­try Club. Guests will en­joy a lunch and have the op­por­tu­nity to view some of the sea­son’s lat­est fash­ions in women’s wear courtesy of Bloom­ing­dale’s Boca Ra­ton.

Event Chair is Su­san Smith; Jacey Birch will serve as honorary master of cer­e­monies. The Hu­mane So­ci­ety of Broward County will be on site of­fer­ing mo­bile adop­tions and items from their Pet Bou­tique. Dur­ing the cock­tail hour, guests will be able to visit with the adopt­able pets and per­haps find their next four-legged fam­ily mem­ber. A few of the dogs from the shel­ter will also make a spe­cial ap­pear­ance in the fash­ion show.

In ad­di­tion to the fash­ion show, there will be a silent auc­tion with a se­lec­tion of vin­tage items in­clud­ing de­signer hand­bags and shoes, jew­elry and ac­ces­sories. A prize draw­ing will also take place, and guests will have the chance to win a GCI Con­tem­po­rary Ladies 14K white gold watch which in­cludes gen­uine sap­phire crys­tal and mother-of-pearl dial val­ued at $3,900 and do­nated by Gem Cou­ture Inc., de­signs by Melody. The sec­ond place prize is a Tory Burch printed faille and resin frame bag val­ued at $465 and do­nated by Bloom­ing­dale’s Boca Ra­ton. Prize draw­ing tick­ets are 1 for $50, 2 for $80 or 3 for $100.

Event spon­sors in­clude: Lor­raine Thomas; Cheryl Easby-Smith and In­grid Poulin; Su­san and Phil Smith; Char­lotte and Stephen Bell; Chris­tine and Austin For­man; Christy and An­drew Gum­berg; Mar­garet Meldeau and Patti Morse; Sara Sears; Stiles Cor­po­ra­tion; Mau­reen Pent­land; Lys and Bill Ru­bin; Carolyn andWayne Lee; An­nette and David Yar­bor­ough; Pre­mier Bev­er­age Com­pany; Bloom­ing­dale’s Boca Ra­ton; Co­ral Ridge Coun­try Club; and Gem Cou­ture Inc. de­signs by Melody.

Tick­ets are $85 or $200. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit

The Hu­mane So­ci­ety of Broward County is a pri­vate, non­profit or­ga­ni­za­tion sup­ported by do­na­tions from com­pa­nies and peo­ple who want to help home­less an­i­mals. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.Hu­mane­

June Miller, left, Christy Gum­berg and Jonelle Mil­ton

Pho­tos by Kara Starzyk

Kelli-Ann McLeod, left, and Su­san Smith

In­grid Poulin, left, and Sara Sears

Dianne Bun­nell, left, Brenda Puck and Suzie Smith

Adopt­able dogs will be present at the event.

The event will ben­e­fit the Hu­mane So­ci­ety of Broward County.

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