Recap: Sugar & Champagne for the Washington Humane Society

DC’s best dressed two- and four-legged friends gathered on Wednesday night at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center for the 2015 Sugar & Champagne Affair benefiting the Washington Humane Society (WHS). A standout event every winter, this year’s event did not disappoint. Processing throughout advantage of the spacious venue, Sugar & Champagne guests were treated to endless tastings and cocktails as they made their way throughout the stately ballroom and adjoining spaces. A very small handful of lucky guests–less than 50, Little Black Blog included–were invited to join the VVIP tasting reception, held on the second-floor annex overlooking the ballroom. Here, … Continue reading Recap: Sugar & Champagne for the Washington Humane Society

Washington Humane Society Sugar & Champagne Affair Returns February 4th

Washington, DC – The annual Washington Humane Society dessert and champagne reception returns Wednesday, February 4, 2015 to the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. This event honors our local animal crusaders while raising critical funds to help care for the homeless pet population in our nation’s capital and is presented by Trade Center Management Associates, the operator of the Ronald Reagan Building. NEW this year, hosts Chef Todd Gray and Ellen Kassoff Gray will kick off the event with an Exclusive Experience, open to only 50 guests! Guaranteed to please, this interactive experience starts at 6:00 p.m. If … Continue reading Washington Humane Society Sugar & Champagne Affair Returns February 4th

Washington Humane Society Announces 27th Annual Bark Ball

DC’s Premiere Black-Tie Gala for the Four-on-the-Floor Crowd Washington, DC – Shake out that suit and brush off your tails, the Washington Humane Society Bark Ball returns for the 27th year on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW. Guests are … Continue reading Washington Humane Society Announces 27th Annual Bark Ball

Washington Humane Society’s Fashion for Paws

The catwalk went to the dogs last Saturday night as the Washington Humane Society hosted its eighth annual Fashion for Paws. Held at the Omni Shoreham, the fashion show featured more than 20 District animal lovers walking their dogs down the runway. Both the two- and four-legged models were dressed to impress. Owners were outfitted by local shops, while Wagtime’s Lisa Schreiber styled the pets. Although each owner had raised at least $5,000 for WHS—and one had raised more than $60,000 over the last few years—the pets were the stars of the show. Some didn’t quite take to being in … Continue reading Washington Humane Society’s Fashion for Paws

Washington Humane Society’s Sugar & Champagne Affair

Washington Humane Society‘s two- and four-legged friends descended on downtown D.C. Wednesday night for the organization’s annual Sugar & Champagne Affair. The event, which honors WHS’ animal control officers and other staffers, brought the city’s best dogs and desserts to the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. More than 50 restaurants crafted cocktails and bite-sized sweets for guests to enjoy. This year’s reception featured some impressive vegan and vegetarian desserts. Sticky Fingers, the popular Columbia Heights bakery, had an awesome mudslide milkshake, made of coconut-milk ice cream, Kahlua, vodka and chocolate sauce. Makin’ Whoopie served up a Booze Hound … Continue reading Washington Humane Society’s Sugar & Champagne Affair