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      Furry Friends And Humane Society from page 1       way,” said Deshong. “The award honoree and Cigo, both
                                                         selfless heroes, share the attributes of Courage, Integrity,
      Schainuck. Honorary Chairwoman is Melissa Parker.  Genuine, and Outstanding.”
         Denim, Diamonds & Paws promises guests an evening     Deshong herself is a dedicated champion for training
      filled with excitement, fun and festivity with dinner,   dogs  she  saves  through  Furry  Friends’  “Shelter-to-
      dancing, and silent and live auctions planned to thrill.   Service” program, formed under her leadership. Working
      Highlighting the exciting program is the surprise annual   with an expert team, these dogs undergo extensive
      recognition  by  Furry  Friends  to  a  local,  community   training.
      champion for his ongoing generosity and selfless financial     The not-for-profit, no-kill shelter is experiencing
      support and advocacy on behalf of saving animals. When   unprecedented, marked growth – in 30-plus years of its
      Patricia Deshong, president of Furry Friends Adoption,   mission.
      Clinic & Ranch heard about Cigo, a Palm Beach County     “With the unprecedented, marked growth in the
      Sheriff’s Office K-9 Officer who selflessly gave his life   numbers of animals we have and continue to shelter, care
      in December to save his handler in the line of duty, she   for and place with families, we need the community’s
      reached out to give condolences and stated her wish to   help more than ever before,” said Deshong, president of
      name the special designation, the “CIGO,” to honor the   Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic & Ranch – The Humane
      K-9 hero and recognize his attributes consistent with the   Society of Greater Jupiter/Tequesta.* “With my sincerest   Herb Baum, founder of The Baum Family  Animal
      gala honoree’s.                                    gratitude, I invite the public to join us on Feb. 22 for   Foundation, and Furry Friends Adoption Clinic & Ranch’s
        “Initially, it was with a heavy heart and grave sympathy   an evening of enjoyment to benefit loving animals who   Board chairman – pictured with Patricia Deshong,
      that I reached out to Sheriff Bradshaw and we are so   need us, and the seniors, veterans and families sharing   president of Furry Friends, Adoption, Clinic & Ranch –
      pleased that he agreed to allow us to honor Cigo in this   the benefits of bringing them home to forever families.”  presents Sheriff’s Foundation Coordinator Steve Moss
                                                                                                           with a $5,000 donation in honor of Cigo, PBSO’s beloved,
                                                                                                           fallen K-9 hero.
                                                                                                                             Photo contributed by Furry Friends.
          Cosmetic                                                            Botox and                      At the gala, live musical entertainment by Night Fever:
                                                                                                           Tribute to the Bee Gees will entertain and invite attendees
          Dentistry                                                                                        to dance the night away on the floor. Additionally,
                                                                                                           heartwarming surprises are planned to delight. Serving as
                                                                                                           the evening’s master of ceremonies is Ashleigh Walters,
                                                                                                           news anchor with WPTV – Channel 5.
                                                                                                             Throughout the evening, guests will be treated to an
                                                                                         $400              array of dynamic surprises like the chance to mix and
                                                                                                           mingle with special guests like Riddick Bowe – 1992
                                                                                     Whitening             Undisputed World Heavyweight Champion; and, Keith
                                                                                                           Hernandez – 1982 and 1986 World Series Champion.
                                                                                        Special              Generous Lead Sponsors kicking off Denim, Diamonds &
                                                                                                           Paws fundraising on behalf of Furry Friends, to date, include:
                                      Duane E Keuning DMD                             Sapphire Light       The Baum Family Animal Foundation; Philip and Ansley
                                                                                         (reg $500)
                                                                                                           DiLeo; Land Rover Palm Beach; Bill and Linda Mennen;
                                            Greg Riley DMD                              Whitening.         Old Lighthouse Plaza; Provident Jewelry; Rose Consulting;
                                                                                         No Trays!
                                                                                                           Mara Schainuck; Searcy, Denney, Scarola, Barnhart &
                                                                                        Quick and          Shipley, P.A.; Saks Fifth Avenue; and Volo Foundation.
                                                                                                           Media Sponsors supporting the event are: Jupiter Magazine,
                                        13700 US Highway One                           Comfortable         The PalmBeacher and WPTV- Channel 5.
                                                                                                              For tickets, to Denim, Diamonds & Paws, event
                                                 Suite #201
        • Invisalign                      Juno Beach, FL 33408               Impressions                   sponsorship opportunities, and information, please email:
                                                                                                           Curry Krasulak at: ckrasulak@furryfriendsadoption.
                                                                                                           org, or call (561) 747-5311, Ext. 1; or visit: www.
        • Implants                       561.622.7243                          (no messy trays and
                                                                                                             To learn more about Furry Friends, or to make a
                                                                                     no goop)
                                                                                                           donation, please call, (561) 747-5311 or visit www.
                                                                          About Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic & Ranch
                                                                                                             Since  1985,  Furry  Friends,  The  Humane  Society
                                                                                                           of Greater Jupiter/Tequesta, not-for-profit and no-kill
                                                                                                           shelter, has been dedicated to rescuing and provided
                                                                                                           safe, compassionate shelter for abused and abandoned
                                                                                                           animals. The facility is experiencing marked growth and
                                     Suffering from Floaters?                                              is pleased to announce a Capital Campaign with a goal to
                                                                                                           raise $3.1 million to support its growing need to expand
                                                                                                           its  programs and  capacity  to  save  more  animals.  The
                                                                                                           Furry Friends Clinic – open to the public – prides itself
                                                                                                           at offering quality and affordable expert veterinarian
                                                  WE HAVE THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY                            healthcare to the public. It never turns an animal away
                                                                                                           due to breed or an owner’s ability to pay.
                                                                     EFM                                   Ranch,  a  501(c)(3)  not-for-profit  organization,  is  to
                                                                                                             The mission of Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic &
                                                                                                           provide complete  care for abused and abandoned
                                                                                                           animals, from rescue to medical care, rehabilitation, and
                                                                                                           placement. As a 501(c)(3) organization, it relies on the

                                                                              Eye                          generous financial support of the community to exist.
                                                                                                             Furry  Friends  is  located  at  401  Maplewood  Drive,
                                                                                                           Suite 8, Jupiter, FL, 33458. www.furryfriendsadoption.
                                                                         Floater                           org *Not affiliated with HSUS
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