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2017 Lewyt Humane Awards Luncheon

Celebrating Support for Our No-Kill Promise

Bouquets of yellow roses bloomed on the tables. Puppies and kittens charmed both celebrities and on-lookers on our blue carpet. An array of auction items — from delicate jewelry to sports memorabilia to high-tech “smart speakers” — lured eager bidders.

In other words, it was another successful Lewyt Humane Awards Luncheon — the 16th, to be precise — held on June 14 amid glittering chandeliers at Leonard’s Palazzo, in Great Neck, N.Y. The day’s theme was our no-kill vision, with net proceeds from the event supporting our capital campaign for Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center, or BFF as we affectionately call it.

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It was a lovely afternoon honoring those who further the cause of animal welfare. Here are just a few moments from the spectacular event.

Images courtesy of Lisa Anselmo and Ted Lim.