Log In   ·   Become A Member

Jewel Morris’ Pet Philanthropy Circle To Host Third Annual Hamptons Pet Hero Awards

Lindsay Andarakis

  |   1 Comment · Print Article

The mission of The Pet Philanthropy Circle is to save and improve the quality of animal's lives by promoting greater public awareness of their welfare and the causes that protects them. (Photo: Richard Lewin)

Jewel Morris and Robert Morris are hosting the 3rd Annual Pet Philanthropy Circle's Pet Hero Awards at their stunning Hobby Hill Estate in Water Mill on Saturday, August 23rd from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Amanda Hearst, Georgina Bloomberg, Jean Shafiroff and Andy Sabin will receive awards for their outstanding pet philanthropy work.

Highlights of the evening include Prince Lorenzo Borghese being named Humanitarian of the Year and Jean Shafiroff receiving the Outstanding Volunteer Award. Friends of Finn Founder and Chairwoman, Amanda Hearst will be honored for her tireless work along with the Friends of Finn committee member, Georgina Bloomberg. Andy Sabin will receive the Outstanding Pet Philanthropist of the Year Award. Further honorees include Tony Award Winner, William Berloni for Dog Trainer of the Year, who has worked with Sandy from the Broadway show Annie and Dr. David T. Crouch, DVM for Outstanding Veterinarian of the Year.

Andy Sabin with Geisha. (Courtesy Photo)

Best Friends Animal Society of Utah is celebrating their 30th anniversary and will be honored with the Outstanding Animal Welfare Organization Award as pioneers of the important and ever-growing, NO-KILL movement. Outstanding Shelter honors will be given to Pet Haven Rescue, a cage free rescue sanctuary, Angel On A Leash's, David Frei will take home a Special Achievement Award for his work with Southampton Hospital and Outstanding Juniors, Brittany and Ariel Lavalle will be recognized for their contributions to Last Chance Animal Rescue.

The extraordinary benefit evening will kick off with cocktails and tasty hors d'eouvres from Janet O'Brien Caterers. There will also be a silent auction offering a wide variety of prizes. Flowers by Topaz designer, Mark Massone will provide the floral décor, and Felicia Greenberg will showcase impressive table art and event designs. Attendees will hang out around Hobby Hill's swimming pool before the awards ceremony occurs on the fine-looking brick pagoda stage that overlooks lush greens.

Sponsors for the Pet Philanthropy Circle's 3rd Annual Pet Hero Awards include Subaru, the Andrew Sabin Family Foundation, Securapet, Hamptons Magazine, Baiting Hollow Farms, Svedka Vodka, Ubons Bloody Mary, New York Sugar Wash Moonshine, Dona Sarita's Mezcal, Pampolonne Champagne and Flowers by Topaz.

The mission of Pet Philanthropy Circle (PPC) is to save and improve the quality of animal's lives by promoting greater public awareness of their welfare and the causes that protects them. PPC achieves their goals through instructive programs and by raising money for qualified animal rescue organizations and individuals at the annual Pet Philanthropy Awards event.

Tickets are $125 for general admission, $250 for reserved seating, and $1,000 for 2 VIP reserved seats.

Jewel and Robert Morris' home is located at 44 Little Noyac Path in Water Mill. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.petphilanthropycircle.com.

Related Articles:

Guest (Angela Fletcher) from Southaven, MS says::
If I may, I noticed Pet Hero of the Year, Maddy, was not mentioned. She is a rescued dog who rescues people who are lost or missing. Thank you!
Aug 18, 2014 3:25 pm


Submit Your Comment

Please note, you are not currently logged in. Your comment will be submitted as a guest.
To submit your comment as a member, please click here.
Your Name:
* Comments will be reviewed and posted in a timely fashion
* All fields are required
What color is a banana?
(For spam prevention, thanks)
Rosehip Partners Real Estate
Properties In The Hamptons

Gary R. DePersia, Corcoran Real Estate
With over $2 billion in transactions on the East End and since 1995, Gary DePersia is consistently ranked among the top producers in the Hamptons. A year-on-year member of The Corcoran Group President’s Council, he has qualified as a national list maker since 2007. In 2008 he was Corcoran's top broker on the East End by sales volume and rental units; and ranked as the nation’s 4th top broker. In the 2017 REAL Trends & The Wall Street Journal list of America’s top real estate professionals, he was designated #26 nationally, #4 in the Hamptons and #3 at Corcoran overall by volume with nearly $200 million of transactions for the past year. His office operates with four licensed assistants allowing him to build a business stretching from Southampton to Montauk and Sagaponack to Shelter Island. gdp@corcoran.com

East End Tick Control
The East End's only New York State licensed dedicated tick and mosquito control specialists!

Advertise on Hamptons.com - Have your business be seen by over 2 million viewers including NEW searches
Hamptons.com- Our exclusive online magazine has 2.6 million Page Views YTD for 2015. Contact us to join our elite group of clients that benefit from having a presence on the Hamptons award winning publication www.Hamptons.com

Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home
We pay less,and so do you.With over 1,000 stores in our buying group, we can get the lowest prices from the best flooring manufacturers — and pass the savings on to you.Visit our other locations: Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home, 675 North Sea Road,Southampton, NY 11968

Southampton Masonry-Visiting the Southampton or the Wainscott locations is an exciting experience.
Southampton Masonry has been serving Long Island's masonry and tile needs since 1975. Delivering quality products from Manhattan to Montauk for over three decades. The company's continued success is due primarily to their number one priority: customer satisfaction, with a promise of prompt and courteous service from the professional, knowledgeable staff. Southampton Masonry has the largest inventory on the east end. As direct importers they can offer a large variety of the finest quality products at the most competitive pricing for both your interior and exterior projects.

Despatch of Southampton
Despatch of Southampton has been moving homes locally on the East End for decades. We operate a well-maintained fleet of vehicles that can accommodate any size move. On a day to day basis we service moves from and to New York City.

RJD Gallery specializes in contemporary art with a focus on Magical, Figurative Realism, Narrative Portraiture and Urban Landscape.
We exhibit representational artists from around the world, who produce fine art of exceptional quality that challenge collectors to contemplate concepts about the artist, themselves, and our human experience. Utilizing timeless techniques in creating their drawings, paintings and sculptures, our artists have developed unique, signature styles that present a current vision of our world.