ummer has faded into memories jam-packed
with animal charities, fundraising and
volunteering. Capping off the dog days were the
most successful Pet Hero Awards ceremony to
date and the celebrity-packed Hampton Classic Horse Show.
These events are just two of the many great reasons to be in
the Hamptons in August.
Guests flew in from across the country to attend the Pet
Philanthropy Circle’s 3rd Annual Pet Hero Awards . The evening
kicked off with poolside cocktails and hors d’oeuvres as
honorees, presenters and guests gathered for the evening’s
awards. Opening the ceremony to the patriotic song, I’m Proud to
Be an American, was The Spirit of Long Island Mounted Drill Team.
Prince Lorenzo Borghese charmed the audience when he
and tweeting to his fans as he accepted the Humanitarian of
the Year Award. Other honorees making a difference included
socialites Amanda Hearst and Georgina Bloomberg, who received
Outstanding Rescue Committee Award for Friends of Finn.
Andy Sabin, Philanthropist of the Year, inspired his award
presenter, Yankees’ co-owner, Jerry Cohen, to match his
generous donations. The unending generosity of so many
animal advocates never ceases to amaze me.
This holiday season, don’t forget our furry friends and how
your donations help save animals. Now, please sit back and
enjoy, as it is with great pleasure we bring you the fall issue of
And, please, remember to play with your pets! Cheers!
so many animal
ceases to amaze me.