Honorary President Marta Batmasian (Tamar) Honorary President Constance Scott (Gigi), Bonnie Kaye, (Maddie) Alisa Cohen (Punim

Benefiting Tri-County Animal Rescue

Launch of a significant maternity weekday

Boca Raton, FL – “An afternoon of making Sunkist memories,” a “happy place,” and “pure joy, hope, inspiration, and generosity” are just a few ways the guests described their experience at the second annual Moms & Pups “Bark & ​​Brunch” to benefit the Tri-County Animal Rescue (TCAR) Medical Fund. The stylish “Fun and Outdoors” fundraiser presented by the sponsors “Top Dogs” Member of the board of directors of TCAR Andrea Kline and the Marta and James Batmasian Family Foundation cheered and pampered the “paw-loving” mums while the funds raised helped to increase the reserves of the TCAR medical fund. Money from the Medical Fund helps fully pay for or subsidize low-cost, full-service veterinary and animal hospital services at TCAR’s state-of-the-art veterinary clinic for pet owners who are financially challenged or experiencing difficulties. other economic crises.

In support of the only animal shelter in their community of Boca Raton, attendees of the sold-out “Bark & ​​Brunch” enjoyed an outdoor brunch in the backyard and festivities for the Pup Moms, their babies to fur guests and their families. 2022 Pup Star Pomeranian Beau Klein sponsored by proud pup mom Suzanne Klein greeted ‘puppies and homies’ as they walked the ‘Paws Up’ red carpet sponsored by Constance Scott with Tail-Wagging valet on arrival hosted by Vander Ploeg & Associates Architects and urban planners. The event featured live music from Arnie Steinberg, The man with the voice; a “Ruff Ruff” reception sponsored by Sharon and Jay Di Pietro; Bark Bars with Bloody Marys and Free-Flowing Mimosas Sponsored by Edith Stein in memory of her beloved husband Martin with vodka provided by Tito’s Handmade Vodka; take home mom & pooch memorial photo shoots sponsored by Zing Title; The ULTIMATE ‘chance to win’ luxury vacation and pampering opportunities, gift shopping in the Mother’s Day Boutique, pup-loving dog treat buffet, and surprise gifts. Boca Raton Champion Pup Moms High Level Suzanne Klein and Nina Otto were honored for their advocacy, “passion for puppies” and generous support of TCAR.

The honorary co-chairs of “Bark & ​​Brunch” 2022, Marta Batmasian, Andrea Kline and Constance Scott, were the honorees of the 2021 event. The host committee included Peg Anderson, Marta Batmasian, Patricia Carpenter, Alisa Cohen, Naomi Cohn , Francesca Daniels, Sharon DiPietro, Patricia Duch, Ingrid Fulmer, Suzi Goldsmith, Gwen Herb, Sue Heller, Arlene Herson, Gloria Hosh, Bonnie Kaye, Jon Kaye, Andrea Kline, Lise Orr, Linda Petrakis, Dyana Kenney, Suzanne Klein, Pam Polani, Constance Scott, Robin Trompeter, Lisa Vander Ploeg, Robert Weinroth and Terri Wolofsky.

Lots of “Pawsome” referrals generated

In addition to the sponsors mentioned above, many passionate and generous individuals and companies have supported this year’s event. Major benefactors included Arthur and Jeannie Gutterman, Richard Schechter and Nancy Pontius; Sponsor “Pet Protector”: ADT; “For Pups Sake” sponsors Dr. Andrea Colton, Nina Otto, Valley Bank and Susan Zeff; Paw Loving Print Sponsor: Minuteman Press Boca Raton; Paw-Loving Event Producer and Sponsor: Kaye Communications PR & Marketing; Healing Clinic Kennel Sponsors: Francesca Daniels, Bonnie Halperin and Lisa Vander Ploeg; “We Love Noses” sponsors: Diana Maune and Robert & Pam Weinroth. A special surprise donation of $25,000 was presented by Brain Bowl 2022 and Pam and Mark Polani for Medical Fund reserves specifically used to support parents of “senior” puppies in financial difficulty.

The lucky winners walked away with one of five ultra-luxury opportunities offered THE ultimate chance to win in which 100% of sales went directly to the medical fund. These included a six-night condo stay in Breckinridge, CO courtesy of orthopedic surgeon Dr. George M. Botelho; a “Cruise on the Fly” with Celebrity Cruises provided by Scott Grody Travel; stays at Loews Miami Beach and Opal Grand Resort & Spa in Delray Beach; a “ReNew You” treatment package with gift certificates from Cohen Laser & Vision Center, Mario Pucci, Yaacov Heller/Gallery 22, Cristino Fine Jewelry, Salt Suite/Delray and Dr. Konis Family Dental.

As one of the largest regional 100% No-Kill, 501C(3) nonprofit animal shelters, TCAR is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and rehoming of unwanted pets in Palm Beach Counties. , Broward and Miami-Dade. Since its inception, TCAR, a four-star rated Charity Navigator non-profit organization for seven consecutive years, has rescued more than 74,000 pets from euthanasia, providing a safe haven until every rescue has the chance to live the rest of his life as a precious pet. .

For more information about Tri-County Animal Rescue and to donate, volunteer or sponsor events, visit www.tricountyanimalrescue.com or call 561-482-8110.