Pinellas Animal Foundation Announces Winners of the 2007 Col. Edward T. Imparato Awards
ST. PETERSBURG - The Pinellas Animal Foundation is proud to honor the 2007 Col. Edward T. Imparato Hero Award winners at the 9th Annual Bowser Ball at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club on Sept. 29. The awards celebrate the importance of the human/animal bond in either a heroic act or life long efforts.
The winners are:
Individual Community Hero - Linda Granger
Animal Hero - "Ricky" Kirkman
Veterinarian Hero - Dr. T.J. Tallon, Jr., The Gulfport Veterinarian
Tickets for the Bowser Ball are still available for:
$100 per ticket ($125 at the door)
Leigh Moody from Bay News 9 will lead the evening as Master of Ceremonies, featuring the Canine Couture Fashion Show, cocktail hour with jazz guitarist Paul Skye, dinner, dancing, Vegas style games, silent auction and prizes.
The Bowser Ball is the foundation's annual black-tie fundraiser to support its educational and service programs that enrich the lives of pets and people through out Pinellas County.
For more information or to purchase tickets, call the Pinellas Animal Foundation at 727-381-2287, visit www.pinellasanimalfoundation.org or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Col. Edward T. Imparato Hero Awards began in 2001 to honor Col. Imparato's love of animals and for his work with the Morton Plant Hospital, Pinellas Animal Foundation and other non-profit organizations in Pinellas County.
The Pinellas Animal Foundation is a veterinary and community partnership providing humane educational and service programs that increase awareness of the value of humane treatment, encouraging respect, kindness, tolerance, compassion and personal responsibility.
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