Press Release

Humane Society Naples Raises Over $118,000 for Fund-a-Need at Annual Luncheon

(Naples, FL – November 30, 2017) – Humane Society Naples’ sold-out 19th Annual Luncheon & Fashion Show presented by The Striped Cabana at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples Beach Resort broke a Fund-a-Need record, raising over $118,000! Co-chaired by Philip Douglas & Doug Olsen, with special guest emcee Krista Fogelsong, this record-breaking event themed “The Real Housepets of Naples” was very well received by over 300 attendees!

Special thanks to our other sponsors: Waterside Shops, Mercedes-Benz of Naples, Naples Illustrated, Naples Daily News, Protocol Models on the Gulf, Lilly Pulitzer at Waterside Shops, John Craig at Waterside Shops, Shear Luxury Pet Styling and our various underwriters: Dennis Brando, John R. Wood, iTZ Media, Wholesome Hound and Gravity Benefits.

This annual event was kicked off on Veterans Day with a pledge lead by veteran, Mr. Wayne O. Smith, Honorary Chair of the inaugural Collier County Honor Flight program.

Lilly Pulitzer at Waterside Shops and John Craig at Waterside Shops showcased their latest fashions while Shear Luxury Pet Styling displayed their hand-made themed outfits & accessories on the shelter dog models. Nine adoptable dogs strutted down the catwalk and sweet Pansy found her loving forever home as a result of the event!


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