Archive: November, 2012
Pooches and their proud owners walked the runway during the 2nd Annual Philadelphia Dog Fashion Show Friday night at Sigma Sound to raise funds for the PSPCA Humane Law Enforcement. November 16th, 2012.
Guests enjoyed designs from world ranked groomer and pet couturier Olga Zablinskaya. Notable attendees included Nate Allen of the Philadelphia Eagles, Kacie McDonnell and Mike Jerrick of FOX29, Kharisma Mcllwaine of the CW Philly, Philadelphia DA Seth Williams, and Tony Payton Jr, Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Photos by Alfred For.
The Wurzak Hotel Group celebrated the opening of their new hotel, Sheraton Valley Forge with a party on Nov. 13, 2012.
Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins and his wife, Johari, partnered up with Prevent Child Abuse Pennsylvania to host their Fall Charity Gala at the National Constitution Center Monday evening.
The Parisian-themed event, complete with Eiffel Tower ice sculptures, paper-thin crepes and a delectable dessert station, was attended by Ruben Amaro Jr., Ryan Howard and Bernard Hopkins. Guests danced the night away to a live band, while those who stood outdoors enjoyed La Aurora cigars and the stunning view of Old City.
The Rollins Family Foundation strives to help children affected by abuse. The fundraiser, which included a silent and live auction, raised money for Prevent Child Abuse PA, which seeks to prevent the abuse and neglect of all children in the state before it happens.
This past Saturday, November 10th, The Trestle Inn presented Saturnia, a far out disco dance party featuring Les Professionnels. A fierce blend of classic disco, boogie & proto house brought out the partygoers in droves and made for a seriously awesome night. Next up: Don't miss Ed Blammo on 11/17 and Shearn on 11/24.
It was an evening full of butterflies, ball gowns, and breast cancer awareness as Haverford-headquartered non-profit Living Beyond Breast Cancer held its annual Butterfly Ball at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel Saturday evening.
The black tie affair brought together a packed room full of supporters who enjoyed cocktails, an awards dinner and dancing reception. Through cocktail hour, guests bid on tables full of silent auction items ranging from sports paraphernalia and travel offerings, to a Rittenhouse Row day package.
Heaps of sweets were offered by multiple local businesses, including an ornate, five-tiered cake adorned with butterflies and flowers provided by Termini Brothers Bakery to celebrate the worthy cause. And to burn off the delectable treats, guests grooved through midnight in tuxes, bow ties and gowns on the warmer-than-usual November evening.
Temple Contemporary hosted an election night balloon drop featuring DJ King Britt. 20,000 balloons showered attendees at the announcement of President Barack Obama's re-election. i
On November 1, 2012, The Philadelphia Zoo held its 3rd annual Global Conservation Gala at The Westin Hotel. Many of Philadelphia's charitable people came out to support the event, which preserves habitats and endangered species around the world. Photos by HughE Dillon for Philly.com.
Alfred For was there to capture the action.