P.E.A.R.L. Recap!

On Saturday we held our P.E.A.R.L. (Poodles Endorsing the Animal Refuge League) fashion show and garden party fundraiser with more than 100 guests in attendance.

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Held at a beautiful, private estate in Scarborough, P.E.A.R.L. showcased summer’s hottest trends from fashion partners Banana Republic, Talbots, Style Me Portland, Judith and Twist. Our models strutted their stuff down the runway to a packed house of fashion-forward guests (both human and canine). Our exclusive event stylist, Sephora, dazzled with custom hair and make up for all our models.

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Claudia Waite of the Metropolitan Opera, and local stage actor Daniel Noel joined as event emcees. This amazingly talented duo kept the crowd gleefully entertained.

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Poodles were featured both on and off the catwalk, with event co-hosts Lily, Togiak and Keeva running the show!

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Members of the Scarborough Police and Fire Departments volunteered their time as canine handlers, assisting guests with their four-legged friends throughout the day.

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Guests enjoyed a delicious garden luncheon, fabulous champagne cocktails and our signature ARLGP cupcakes. The raffle items were a huge hit- with a genuine Prada bag, beautiful jewelry from Panache, and a ‘Key to the Closet’ package fetching many excited contenders!

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We’d like to extend a big thank you to our event hosts, Sue and Jim, for providing such a beautiful location for our P.E.A.R.L. event. We’d also like to thank IDEXX for sponsoring P.E.A.R.L. and helping us make it a magnificent time all to benefit the Future Fund.

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Our beautiful P.E.A.R.L.  photos were taken by ARLGP volunteer photographer, Joanne Minor, of Minor Moments Photography. You can view all of our P.E.A.R.L. photos on our facebook page.

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