Phillies including Ryan Howard, Roy Halladay, Jimmy Rollins, Cole Hamels, and Kyle Kendrick turned up at the Electric Factory Thursday night to support Chase Utley and wife Jen at their annual All-Star Animals Casino Night to benefit the Pennsylvania SPCA.
The couple formed the PSCPA's Etana Fund to Stop Cruelty Against Animals several years ago. It's named after an abused dog whose medical bills the couple paid. The Utleys are the proud parents of a pit bull named Jack.
Funnyman Joe Piscopo, former governor Ed Rendell, Phillies Shane Victorino, Cliff Lee, Ben Francisco, Brad Lidge and Mike Zagursky, General Manager Ruben Amaro, Jr. and President Dave Montgomery also came out to support the animal welfare casino fundraiser, which featured a live auction emceed by Comcast SportsNet's Michael Barkann and CBS3's Susan Barnett.
The event raised more than $307,000 for the Etana Fund.