Posts tagged "PAWS Chicago"

PAWS Chicago and Dylan's Candy BarN team up for sweet adoption event

PAWS Chicago and Dylan's Candy BarN team up for sweet adoption event
PAWS Chicago will team with Dylan’s Candy BarN, the nonprofit committed to supporting animal welfare organizations created by Dylan Lauren, founder/CEO of Dylan’s Candy Bar, to host a dog adoption event on Sunday, September 18. The  event will take place at Dylan’s Candy Bar (445 N. Michigan Ave. from noon to 4 pm) to increase... Read more »

My Holiday Gratitude Journal--Top 25 Picks

My Holiday Gratitude Journal--Top 25 Picks
I love anyone and anything with a positive message. There’s enough madness and sadness in the world so we sure don’t need more of that. Oprah had the right idea with her Gratitude Journal and America’s Pastor, Joel Osteen, always delivers a feel-good message on Sunday mornings to his over 7 million followers. I never... Read more »

WOOFSTOCK: Road to Puppy Bowl attempts to break Guinness World Record with PAWS Chicago

WOOFSTOCK: Road to Puppy Bowl attempts to break Guinness World Record with PAWS Chicago
No city loves their pets more than the Windy City, so on Saturday, June 27, Animal Planet is hosting a free festival celebrating pet adoption with dozens of dogs, kittens and puppies available for adoption from PAWS Chicago. WOOFSTOCK: ROAD TO PUPPY BOWL is a free festival at the Stadium Green at Soldier Field from... Read more »
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PAWS Chicago: Fur Ball 2014 a record-breaker for homeless pets

PAWS Chicago founder Paula Fasseas and Billy Corgan.
PAWS Chicago, the city’s largest No Kill animal shelter, hosted its 13th Annual Fur Ball at The Drake Hotel on November 14.  This event is one of my favorites, not only because it supports this great organization, but because it’s the largest event in town that welcomes pets!  So, not only do you see elegantly... Read more »

Rocker Billy Corgan has a soft spot for PAWS Chicago

Rocker Billy Corgan has a soft spot for PAWS Chicago
Gotta love pet-loving rocker Billy Corgan!  He’s taking a break from recording two new Smashing Pumpkins albums, due in 2015, to perform for the first time at Ravinia on Aug. 30 in his hometown of Highland Park, and people who support his pet project PAWS Chicago can win FREE pavilion tickets to this rare acoustic... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

Smashing Pumpkin's Billy Corgan and Chef Curtis Duffy's Creative Gift for PAWS Chicago Fur Ball (Video!)

Smashing Pumpkin's Billy Corgan and Chef Curtis Duffy's Creative Gift for PAWS Chicago Fur Ball (Video!)
Grammy award winning Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan and Grace restaurant’s Michelin Star Awarded Chef Curtis Duffy will join forces to create an exclusive evening of imaginative cuisine and innovative entertainment to benefit PAWS Chicago, an animal welfare organization dedicated to saving homeless cats and dogs. Together, they will curate and host “A Night of... Read more »

The Art of Charitable Giving Doesn't Mean You Need a Lot of Money

The Art of Charitable Giving Doesn't Mean You Need a Lot of Money
I remember distinctly the day my involvement with local charities began.  It was the PAWS Fur Ball and the organization was just in its early stages.  I took my Chihuahua Daisy to its first party and, the next day,  there was a half page photo of us in the Chicago Tribune.  It didn’t hurt that... Read more »
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Tails in the City Hosts 10th annual Halloween Party & Parade Benefitting PAWS Chicago

Tails in the City Hosts 10th annual Halloween Party & Parade Benefitting PAWS Chicago
Tails in the City will host its 10th annual Halloween Party and Parade on Sunday, October 20, at the store (1 E. Delaware) beginning at 11 am.  This could be just about the cutest party/parade you’ll ever see with four-legged friends dressed in the most creative costumes.  After the party in and around the store,... Read more »