Posts tagged "Alexis Fasseas"

PAWS Chicago shares the love at Pride Parade 2014

PAWS founder Paula Fasseas, entertainer Miss Lucy Foozie, and longtime board member/event co-chair Bonnie Krueger Spurlock.
PAWS Chicago, for the fourth year in a row, came out strong this past Sunday at Chicago’s annual Pride Parade. Over one hundred volunteers, employees, Development Board members (including Founder Paula Fasseas and  President Alexis Fasseas) joined hands to say thank you to Chicago’s LGBTQ community. The weather couldn’t have been nicer and the crowd... Read more »

Puppy Love at PAWS Chicago's Animal Magnetism Party

Kat Olewinski and Molly.
Nearly 400 animal lovers and their canine companions came together to celebrate PAWS Chicago’s 8th annual Animal Magnetism event held recently at Galleria Marchetti.  Governor Pat Quinn, a noted animal lover, was guest of honor at the fundraiser and received an award for his leadership in animal welfare through his advocacy and legislative reform. This... Read more »

Local Designers and PAWS Chicago Doggies Wow Crowd at NEXT Fashion Chicago

Germania Place was filled to bursting on October 16 with more than 400 of our town’s most stylish for the second NEXT Fashion Chicago show that featured some of our town’s top designers and boutiques.  The show kicked off at 8:30, after NBC’s Marcus Riley and I welcomed the crowd.  The lights dimmed, the music... Read more »
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PAWS-itively Delightful: PAWS Chicago Hosts 10th Annual Beach Party

Founder Paula Fasseas, board members Judy Tullman and Bonnie Krueger Spurlock
The night was PAWS-atively sensational at the 10th annual PAWS Chicago Beach party held at North Avenue Beach’s Castaways Boathouse on Thursday night, July 19th.  With more than 400 guest and 100 dogs in attendance, this event raised $215,000 for the city’s largest no-kill humane society.  Every partygoer received a colorful lei upon arrival at... Read more »

PAWS Fur Ball: Growing by Leaps & Bounds!

Judy and Howard Tullman's "Little Mailman"  Yoodle Doodle
This year, the PAWS Fur Ball broke all records raising over $750,000 with 650 guests and 200 pets attending this pet friendly party at the Drake Hotel!  Board member, Judith Blazer donated $1 million the week before making this event the most successful in its ten year history. Outside the Gold Coast Room, costumed pets... Read more »

What Arianna Huffington Told Me....

What Arianna Huffington Told Me....
Luncheon host Sugar Rautbord and Arianna Huffington. And a hundred other people who attended the by-invite-only luncheon at the Casino this week.  Organized by my friend who plans only the BEST events in town, Sugar Rautbord, this event was one of the most inspiring in recent memory.  A lot of people were surprised Arianna even showed up... Read more »
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PAWS Animal Magnetism Party: The Cutest Puppy Pics EVER!

PAWS Animal Magnetism Party was a furry love fest! The PAWS Animal Magnetism Party at Galleria Marchetti drew over 350 animal lovers and their furry friends.  The event was emceed by FOX TV’s glam Anna Davlantes and raised almost $100,000 for Pets are Worth Saving.  An auction highlight were tickets for the ”Tonight Show” which went... Read more »

Governor Pat Quinn Signs Pet Bills at PAWS Record Breaking Beach Party 2010

Governor Quinn, with Bailey, signed 2 bills into law at the PAWS Beach Party this week. Looking on are founders Paula and Peter Fasseas. With over 500 guests and 200 pets, PAWS 8th annual Beach Party, “All Paws on Deck“, broke every record from years past.  Event co-chairs, Bonnie Spurlock and Christine Mallul, along with... Read more »