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29th Annual Bark Ball

A Benefit Gala for the Washington Humane Society
& Washington Animal Rescue League

Saturday, June 11, 2016
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Washington Hilton

The 29th Annual black-tie gala will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2016, at the Washington Hilton. This event is the only black-tie gala where movers and shakers of Washington DC can bring their canine companions as their dates. The Bark Ball draws many of the area's most illustrious residents and their four-legged friends, all in honor of the programs and services of the Washington Humane Society and the Washington Animal Rescue League. The guest list always includes leading figures from the political, media, entertainment, sports, and business worlds.

There will be a reception followed by an extensive silent and live auction, dinner, program, dancing, and special surprises.

If you are unable to attend the Bark Ball, but would like to make a donation, please click here.

Location

Washington Hilton
(International Ballroom)

1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009

*Check-in will be located in the Terrace Lobby (at the T Street hotel entrance)*

Agenda

6:00 PM:
Reception, Silent Auction,
& Bark Bar

7:00 PM:
Dinner, LIVE Auction, 
Program & Dancing

Attire

Black-tie

Inquiries

For event information:
Sarah Cook
(202) 735-0324

Special Events Manager

For media information:
Matt Williams
(202) 375-7750

Chief Communications Officer

Please Note:
Dogs are welcome and encouraged to attend. All dogs must be leashed (no retractable leashes please).


All proceeds will directly benefit the animals and programs of WHS/WARL.


 Bark Bar Provided By:

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Click here to view photos from the 28th Annual Bark Ball.


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Purchase Tickets & Tables Here

General Tickets: $250

Young Professional Tickets: $150
(for guests 35 and under)

Tables: $2,500

(each table seats 10 guests)

All ticket and table purchases include:
Cocktail reception, a 3-course seated dinner, presentation, auction, and dancing
(and a Bark Bar for the pups).


Sponsorship Opportunities

As a sponsor for the 29th Annual Bark Ball, you embrace the
unique opportunity to support programs and services provided by the
Washington Humane Society/Washington Animal Rescue League.
There are many ways to partner with the Bark Ball: provid in-kin donations,
provid media support, or purhcase a sponsorship.

To view all sponsorship opportunities click here

2016 Bark Ball Co-Hosts

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Dr. Katy Nelson
Host and Executive Producer
"The Pet Show with Dr. Katy"

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Mr. Scott Thuman
Chief Political Correspondent
ABC7 & Sinclair Broadcast Group 

2016 Bark Ball Committee


Co-Chairs: Terri Fariello, William Herman, & Beth Viola
 

Cathy Arevian
Shannon Campagna
Emily Elaine Coyle
Christian Cunnane
Mariana Gallo
Caroline Harris
Renee Hudson
Samuel Lancaster
Francine McMahon
Sarah Dumont-Merchak
Betsy Mullins
Elise Pickering
Royal Roth
Keith Smith
Juliane Snowden
Jonathan Taylor
Natalie Thomas
Alison Weiss

Honorary Host Commitee

Representative Ralph Abraham
 Representative Alma Adams
Chip & Sally Akridge
Bruce & Kiersten Allen
Councilmember Charles Allen
Representative Brad Ashford
Senator Kelly Ayotte
 Representative Joyce Beatty
Morton & Grace Bender
Robert S. & Ellen Bennett
Representative Diane Black
Representative Marsha Blackburn
Representative Earl Blumenauer
Senator Richard Blumenthal
Senator Roy & Abby Blunt
Representative Robert Brady
Representative Susan Brooks
Senator Sherrod Brown
Representative Julie Brownley
Representative Cheri Bustos
Representative Lois Capps
Representative Tony Cardenas
Senator Benjamin Cardin
Representative Earl "Buddy" Carter
 Councilmember Mary M. Cheh
Representative Judy Chu
Representative Katherine Clark
Representative Emanuel Cleaver
Eleanor Clift

Senator Thad Cochran
Representative Mike Coffman
Representative Steve Cohen
Representative Barbara Comstock
Representative John Conyers
Representative Ryan Costello
Kirk & Julie Cousins
Representative Ander Crenshaw
Representative Elijah Cummings
Representative Rodney Davis
Representative Susan Davis
Representative Peter DeFazio
Representative Rosa DeLauro
Representative Debbie & John Dingell
Honorable Bob Dole & Honorable Elizabeth Dole
Senator Joni Ernst
Representative Elizabeth Etsy
Counclimember Jack Evans
Representative Blake Farenthold
 Representative Sam Farr
Senator Dianne Feinstein
Senator Deb Fischer
Dottie Fitzgerald
Representative Michael Fitzpatrick
Representative Lois Frankel
Senator Cory Gardner
Peter S. Glassman, DVM
Representative Sam Graves
Representative Garret Graves
Representative Raul Grijalva
Anissa & Larry Grossman
Councilmember David Grosso
Representative Luis Gutierrez
Representative Richard Hanna

Representative Alcee Hastings
Representative Joe Heck
Representative Jim Himes
Representative Richard & Renee Hudson
Representative Bill Huizenga
Al Hunt & Judy Woodruff
Representative Darrell Issa
Representative Sheila Jackson Lee
Representative Lynn Jenkins
Representative Hank Johnson
 Representative Sam Johnson
Representative Walter Jones
Representative David Joyce
Senator Tim Kaine
Representative Marcy Kaptur
Representative Robin Kelly
 Representative Derek Kilmer

Senator Angus King
Representative Ann Kuster
Representative Jim Langevin
Representative Barbara Lee
Ted & Lynn Leonsis
Mark & Judy Lerner
Representative Alan Lowenthal
Representative Ben Lujan
Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham
Representative Carolyn Maloney
Representative Tom Marino
 Senator Edward Markey
Representative Doris Matsui
Councilmember LaRuby May
Representative Betty McCollum
Representative Jerry McNerney
Representative Martha McSally
Council Charman Phil Mendelson
Senator Robert Mendez
Larry Michael
Representative Seth Moulton
Senator Christopher Murphy
Senator Patty Murray
Councilmember Brianne Nadeau
Representative Donald Norcross
Representative Erik Paulsen
Representative Ed Perlmutter
Representative Scott Peters
Senator Gary Peters
Gordon Peterson & Anne Flemming
Representative Chellie Pingree
Representative Mark Pocan
Representative Bruce Poliquin
Senator Rob Portman
Representative Mike Quigley
 Minority Leader Harry Reid
Representative Reid Ribble
Representative Kathleen Rice
Senator Pat Roberts
Representative Phil Roe
Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
Representative Dennis Ross
Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard
Representative Ed Royce
Representative C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger
Representative Bobby Rush
Representative Linda Sanchez
Representative Loretta Sanchez
Representative Mark Sanford
Representative Steve Scalise
Representative Jan Schakowsky
Senator Brian Schatz
Representative Adam Schiff
Senator Jeanne Shaeen
Representative John Shimkus
Councilmember Elissa Silverman
Representative Albio Sires
Representative Lamar Smith
Representative Jackie Speier
Representative Eric Swalwell
Representative Mark Takano
Representative Dina Titus
Councilmember Brandon Todd
Representative Paul Tonoko
 Senator Patrick Toomey
Representative Michael Turner
Representative Fred Upton
Representative Chris Van Hollen
Representative Jackie Warlorski
Representative Mimi Walters
Senator Mark Warner
Senator Elizabeth Warren
Michael Wascom
Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman
Representative Randy Weber
Representative Ed & Connie Whitfield
Representative Rob Whittman
Representative David Young 


THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!


CANINE CHAMPION

Emanuel J. Friedman Philanthropies and the Friedman-French Foundation


LEADER OF THE PACK


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BIG BARKER

Nelson B. Delevan Foundation


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TOP DOG

Terri Fariello

Beth Viola & Michael McAdams

 
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EVENT PARTNERS

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MEDIA PARTNERS


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