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27th Annual Bark Ball

A Benefit Gala for the Washington Humane Society
Saturday, June 14, 2014
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Washington Hilton 

The Washington Humane Society’s 27th annual black-tie gala will be held on Saturday, June 14, 2014 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

7:00 pm:
Reception, Silent Auction, & Bark Bar

8:00 pm:
Dinner, LIVE Auction, Program & Dancing

Attire

Black-tie

Inquiries 

For event information:
Heather Theunissen
Special Events Manager

For media information:
ChristieLyn Diller
Director of Marketing and Communications

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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Click here to view photo's from the 26th Annual Bark Ball.

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The 27th Annual Bark Ball is
SOLD OUT!

We look forward to seeing everyone on Saturday, June 14!

General Tickets: $250 

Young Professionals 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).

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

 


Silent Auction

The Bark Ball Auction is LIVE NOW through JUNE 14th!

ANYONE CAN BID. ANYONE CAN WIN!*

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

Silent Auction is sponsored by
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Master of Ceremonies:

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


Committee Co-Chairs:

Terri Fariello & Beth Viola

Planning Committee:

Cathy Arevian
Terri Boyd
Shannon Campagna
Nicole deSibour Rodgers
Mariana Gallo
Mallory Hancock
Renee Hudson
Sam Lancaster
Joanna McIntosh
Elise Pickering
Royal Roth 


Elissa Scannell
Kedrin Simms
Aimee Steel
Sarah Steele
Leigh Stapleton
Jonathan Taylor
Natalie Thomas
Michael Wascom
Alison Weiss
Heather Zichal 

Honorary Host Committee: 

  Representative Robert Aderholt
     Chip & Sally Akridge
      Councilmember Yvette M. Alexander            Bruce & Kiersten Allen
Senator Kelly Ayotte

Representative Ron Barber
Representative Lou Barletta
Representative Karen Bass
Representative Joyce Beatty
Morton & Grace Bender
Senator Michael F.Bennet
Representative Ami Bera, M.D.
Representative Marsha Blackburn
Honorable William M. & Deeda Blair Jr.
Representative Earl Blumenauer
Senator Richard Blumenthal
Representative Suzanne Bonamici
Representative Madeleine Z. Bordallo
Senator Sherrod Brown
Councilmember Muriel Bowser

Representative Robert Brady
Representative Susan W. Brooks
Representative Corrine Brown
Representative Vern Buchanan
Senator Richard Burr
Representative Bradley Byme
Representative Dave Camp
Representative John Campbell
Representative Tony Cardenas
Senator Benjamin Cardin
Councilmember David A. Catania
Councilmember Mary M. Cheh
Representative Judy Chu
Representative Katherine Clark
Representative William Lacy Clay
Representative James Clyburn
Representative Howard Coble
Senator Thad Cochran
Representative Steve Cohen
Representative K. Michael Conaway
Representative Gerald Connolly
Representative John Conyers
Representative Joe Courtney
Representative Ander Crenshaw
Representative Elijah Cummings
Representative Rodney Davis
Representative Susan Davis
Representative Diana DeGette
Representative Ross DeLauro
Representative Suzan DelBene
Representative Ron DeSantis
Representative Ted Deutch
Representative John Dingell
Honorable Bob & Elizabeth Dole
Representative Mike Doylo
Representative Tammy Duckworth
Representative Donna Edwards
Representative Keith Ellison
Representative Renee Ellmers
Representative Eliot L. Engel
Councilmember Jack Evans
Delegate Eni Faleomavaega
Representative Blake Farenthold
Representative Sam Farr
Senator Dianne Feinstein
Representative Lois Frankel
Senator Al Franken
Representative Tulsi Gabbard
Representative Cory Gardner
Councilmember Jim Graham
Representative Alan M. Grayson
Representative Gene Green 
Representative Al Green
David Gregory & Beth Wilkinson
Representative Raul Grijalva
Representative Michael Grimm
Anissa & Larry Grossman
Councilmember David Grosso
Representative Luis V. Gutierrez
Representative Richard Hanna
Senator Tom Harkin
Representative Alcee Hastings
Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler
Representative Jim Himes
Senator Mazie Hirono

Donald Hoffman & Johanna Geber
Representative Michael Honda
Representative Richard Hudson
Representative Jared Huffman
Representative Bill Huizenga
Al Hunt & Judy Woodruff
Representative Hakeem Jeffries
Senator Mike Johanns
Senator Tim Johnson
Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson
Representative Hank Johnson
Representative Sam Johnson

Representative Walter Jones
Representative David Joyce
Representative William Keating
Representative Derek Kilmer
Representative Jack Kingston
Representative Ann Kuster
Senator Mary Landrieu
Representative Jim Langevin
Representative Tom Latham
Representative Barbara Leo
Senator Carl Levin
Ted & Lynn Leonsis
Mark & Judy Lerner
Representative Daniel Lipinski
Representative Frank LoBiondo
Representative Alan Lowenthal
Representative Ben Lujan
Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham
Representative Stephen Lynch
Representative Dan Maffei
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney
Representative Carolyn Maloney
Representative Tom Marino
Senator Edward Markey
Betsy Fischer Martin & Jonathan Martin
Representative Doris Matsui
Representative Bett McCollum
Representative Jim McDermott
Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie
Representative Jim McGovern
Representative Patrick McHenry
Representative Jerry McNerney
Councilmember Phil Mendelson
Representative Michael Michaud
Senator Barbara A. Mikulski
Representative James Moran
Senator Christopher Murphy

Representative Patrick Murphy
Senator Patty Murray
Representative Richard E. Neal

Honorable William T. Newman &
Sheila-Johnson Newman

Representative Alan Nunnelee
Councilmember Vincent Orange
Representative Bill Pascrell
Representative Erik Paulsen
Representative Ed Perlmutter
Representative Scott Peters

Gordon Peterson & Anne Flemming
Representative Tom Petri
Representative Chellie Pingree
Representative Mark Pocan
Representative Jared Polis
Representative Mike Quigley
Representative Dave Reichert
Majority Leader Harry Reid
Representative Tom Rice
Senator Pat Roberts
Representative Phil Roe
Representative Dennis Ross
Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard
Representative C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger
Representative Bobby Rush
Representative Tim Ryan
Representative Matt Salmon
Representative Linda Sanchez
Representative Loretta Sanchez
Representative Jan Schakowsky
Senator Brian Schatz
Representative Adam Schiff
Representative Aaron Schock
Senator Charles E. Schumer
Representative Terri Sewell
Representative Carol Shea-Porter
Representative Brad Sherman
representative John Shimkus
Representative Kyrsten Sinema
Representative Albio Sires
Representative Adam Smith
Representative Lamar Smith
Representative Jackie Speier
Representative John Tierney
Representative Paul Tonko
Senator Patrick Toomey
Representative Fred Upton
Representative Chris Van Hollen
Representative Juan Vargas
Senator Elizabeth Warren
Senator Mark Warner
Representative Randy Weber
Councilmember Tommy Wells
Representative Edward Whitfield
Senator Roger Wicker
Representative Frederica Wilson
Representative Frank Wolf

Representative John Yarmuth

 





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