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King Jewelers And American Dog Rescue To Host “Doggies & Diamonds” Pet Therapy Awareness Fundraiser September 16th
Event to raise much-needed funds and awareness for Canine Assisted Therapy and the Humane Society of Greater Miami
Aventura, FL (May 18, 2011) – King Jewelers—South Florida’s premier jeweler of integrity since 1912, will host the ‘Doggies & Diamonds’ Pet Therapy Awareness Fundraiser on Friday, September 16, 2011 from 6pm to 8pm at King Jewelers showroom in Aventura.
Presented by Delray Beach executive and philanthropist Arthur E. Benjamin’s non-profit organization, American Dog Rescue, the event will feature an evening of food, fun and friendship, all to raise much-needed funds and awareness for Canine Assisted Therapy in Fort Lauderdale (C.A.T.) and the Humane Society of Greater Miami. Guests will enjoy live entertainment and hors d’ oeuvres, signature cocktails courtesy of ZU Vodka, a fabulous silent auction, adoptable dogs, fashionable pet accessories, and much more.
King Jewelers is located at 18265 Biscayne Boulevard in Aventura, FL. The event is by VIP invitation-only or open to the public for $75 per ticket, with all proceeds benefitting C.A.T. and the Humane Society of Greater Miami. For more information, call (305) 935-4900 or visit www.kings1912.com.
About King Jewelers
Established in 1912, the King family has owned and operated King Jewelers for five generations while building an outstanding reputation steeped in quality, value, and first-class service. Today, King Jewelers has brick-and-mortar stores located in Aventura, FL and Nashville, TN, both of which have won numerous regional and national awards of distinction. Offering a magnificent selection of fine jewelry collections including the hottest Italian designs, estate jewelry, colored gemstones and fancy-colored diamonds, as well as luxury European timepieces, King Jewelers prides itself in being one step ahead of the trend. In addition, King Jewelers offers on-site jewelry and watch repairs, custom design services, appraisals, estate buying, and corporate gift programs. For more information, visit www.kings1912.com.
About American Dog Rescue
In 2005, Arthur Benjamin was deeply disturbed by the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina for animals. Thus, Arthur and his five pound adopted poodle, Buddy, co-founded American Dog Rescue to place healthy dogs in permanent homes that are the right fit for the animal and its family. American Dog Rescue is a tax-exempt, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization committed to finding a home for every adoptable dog in the United States. ADR is unique in its commitment that 100% of all donations go to the animals. For more information, visit www.americandogrescue.org.
About Canine Assisted Therapy
Based in Fort Lauderdale, Canine Assisted Therapy (C.A.T.) is a 501(c)(3) founded in August 2009 to address the need of companionship and to provide unconditional love to those in need in nursing homes, hospitals, hospice, etc. C.A.T. recruits volunteers and their dogs. The organization has grown to include providing services to not only the elderly, but to youth and disabled individuals as well. For more information, visit www.catdogs.org.
About the Humane Society of Greater Miami
The Humane Society of Greater Miami is a limited admit adoption guarantee facility dedicated to placing every dog and cat in its care into a loving home, and to promoting responsible pet ownership and spay/neuter programs. Every animal admitted to its shelter is free from the threat of euthanasia for as long as it takes to find them a forever home.
The organization has been helping homeless animals in Miami-Dade County since 1936. The not-for-profit charitable animal welfare organization is supported solely by its programs and services, as well as donations, private grants and fundraising events. For more information, visit www.humanesocietymiami.org.