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28th Annual Bark Ball

A Benefit Gala for the Washington Humane Society
Saturday, June 20, 2015
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Washington Hilton 

The Washington Humane Society’s 28th annual black-tie gala will be held on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at the Washington Hilton. This event is the only black-tie event 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. 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 cannot 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:
Zenit Chughtai
(202) 735-0321

Oniline Communications Specialist 

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.


 Bark Bar Provided By:


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Event Parking Supports WHS!

WHS has partnered with Parking Panda to provide parking options for our event guests! Download the app today, or CLICK HERE to find and pre-purchase parking online to ensure an easy trip downtown! A portion of revenue will be donated back to WHS after the event. 

Use Promo Code: 
BARKBALL20

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Click here to view photo's from the 27th Annual Bark Ball.

 

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General Tickets: $250

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

Tables: $2,500
(each table seats 10 guests)

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


Sponsorships Opportunities
Want to be a sponsor of the 28th Annual Bark Ball -

CLICK HERE to view our Sponsorship Packet!

*Please note that all ticket, table, sponsorship, ad, and donation 
transactions are non-refundable.*

Silent Auction

More information coming soon!
Live auction will be available June 2 at 10:00 AM.

ANYONE CAN BID. ANYONE CAN WIN!*

*You don't need to attend Bark Ball to bid.


 Master of Ceremonies

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Larry Michael
Senior Vice President/Executive Producer of Media
Washington Redskins 

 

Honorary Co-Chairs

Terri Fariello, Beth Viola, and Michael Wascom
 

2015 Bark Ball Committee

Cathy Arevian
Kedrin Simms Brachman
Drew Briscoe
Mariana Gallo
Caroline Harris
Sam Lancaster
Aimee Steel Lubin
Sarah Makin
Francine McMahon
Melinda Medlin
Nicole DeSibour Rodgers
Royal Roth
Elissa Scannell
Leigh Stapleton
Jonathan Taylor
Shannon Taylor
Natalie Thomas
Alison Weiss


 

 


THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!


CANINE CHAMPION

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Kindy French & Emanuel Friedman
 


BEST OF BREED

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LEADER OF THE PACK


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BIG BARKER

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Jay Timmons & Rick Olson

Beth Viola & Michael McAdams



TABLE HOST

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EVENT PARTNERS


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GIFT BAG SPONSOR


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MEDIA SPONSORS

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