Slideshow from the 2011 Friends Fur-Ever Feast "Coco-Mutts and Island Tails" Benefit Dinner for DuPage County Animal Care & Control's Homeless Petswww.friendsfureverfeast.org
- 1. Mr. Myers blends the sounds of calypso and ska, the rhythms ofReggae and a touch of rock and roll with some favorite tunes tocreate their own special style of music- Caribbean Rock. Mr.Myers began producing its unique blend of music in 1981 and hassince become a favorite dance band.The magic of Mr. Myers trademark sound stems from BandleaderTodd Donnellys use of steel drums or steel pans, which Mr. Myerswas one of the first Midwestern Bands to make use of. Mr. Myersalso pulls its sound from its highly talented and diverselyeducated members, all having strong backgrounds in Jazz,Classical, Rock and World music. Featuring wailing sax, searingrock guitar, colorful steel drums, powerful percussion and strongvocals.
2. InstrumentationTodd Donnelly- Lead Vocals, Steel Drums, PercussionRich Fulfs- Guitar, Background VocalsMichael Bragg- Drums, Background VocalsKevin Flanagan- Saxophones, Flute, Background VocalsWally Hustin- Bass Guitar 3. Lucy Marble Mallory 4. Diamond SponsorWarrenville Grove Animal HospitalSilver SponsorsProvidence Bank Real Valuation Group, St. CharlesStock, Carlson, Flynn and McGrath, LLC TransPet Services Platinum SponsorIndustrial Modern Pattern & Mold 5. Rhiannon Stanley Sammy 6. Wine SponsorJennifer McLane & Andrew E. Filipowski Floral / Centerpiece Sponsors Amlings Interior Landscapes Stylish StemsTable Recognition Sponsors Designers Showcase Kitchens & Baths Dynamic Professional Womens Network USANA Health Sciences Wight & Company 7. Best Friends 8. A special thank you to the Board and to allour hard working friends at the shelter.....We cant save them all at one time but together we can help save them all one at a time 9. We aim to help DuPage County Animal Care & Control: Become the foremost resource for people considering a new pet or looking for help with their current pets Inform the public of the important work being done by Animal Care & Control Provide people of all ages with educational opportunities to experience and understand the commitment and compassion that will benefit pets, their owners and the community Champion the humane and compassionate treatment of all animals Combat the problem of pet overpopulation in and around DuPage County and promote the programs that will alleviate the overpopulation problem By providing the resources that its normal operating budget cannot furnish in order to help enhance and grow Animal Controls many programs and services 10. Kerry VinklerDirector, DuPage County Animal Care & ControlBarb AnthonyJennifer BergKristie LecarosKatie Bloomquist Vicki LoerzelColleen CameronAmanda MajewskiLaurie Donahue Brandi McNeelyMichael DobosiewiczSusan NestelDr. Todd FaroneKerry PanzoneCarolyn Kanthack Victor PecoraroKathy Kerins Ann PlotkeErica Laudadio Dina Schubert 11. Did you know . . . .DCACC is the only Open Admission shelter inDuPage County and will not refuse any animal? 12. Real Valuation Group,St. CharlesStock, Carlson, Flynn and McGrath, LLC 13. NaplePantherPolly 14. Did you know . . . .DCACC provides a much needed safety net fornearly 5,000 animals each year, and does sowithout the support of taxpayer dollars 15. Velvet 16. Franklin and Frannyand Mrs.Robinson, too! 17. Bailey ThorneAge 2 YearsGolden Retriever 18. Jennifer McLane &Andrew E.Filipowski 19. Amlings InteriorLandscape Stylish Stems 20. Carson Princess 21. Designers Showcase Kitchens & Baths Dynamicshowcase Kitchens & Baths Professional WomensTable Recognition SponsorsDesignersNetworkDynamic professional womens networK USANA Health Sciences USANA Health SciencesWight & Company 22. First Beagle of Wheaton Nikko 23. Did you know . . . .DCACC took in over 4,800 animalslast year? 24. Stretch Bella 25. Thursday, June 2nd Friends of DCACC Fundraising Night at the Tasteof Wheaton Beer Garden 7pm ~ 9pm atMemorial Park, Downtown WheatonSunday, June 19th Woofin & Hoofin 5k & Doggie Dash ~ 8am ~Newton Park, Glen EllynSaturday, September 17th DCACC Fall Festival Open House & Pet Expo, DCACC Shelter 26. Dharma Darling 27. Dante Darling 28. Did you know . . . .The funds raised by the Friends Fur-Ever Feast allows us to continuethe lifesaving adoption and animal welfare initiatives that have to-dateallowed us to provide assistance for: 90 Senior animals through our Senior Subsidized Adoption Fund 6 Pairs of bonded animals through our Bonded Pair Subsidized Adoption Fund More than 720 cats and kittens - opening up lifesaving space for incoming felines - through our Feline Subsidized Adoption Fund 5 Dogs and cats with life saving emergency care & treatment through the Critical Care Fund Life saving medical equipment and supplies through our Critical Care and General Funds 29. Princess WilkinsCocker Spaniel12 Years 30. Chief WilkinsPit Bull7 Years 31. O.B. WilkinsYellow Lab9 Years 32. DCACC PUPPYS HEART SURGERY A SUCCESS!Raven, a sweet 3-4-month old German Shepherd pupfound as a stray underwent heart surgery at PurdueUniversity last year to correct a severe heart defect. Through our members and donors Friends ofDCACC was able to give her a literal second chance at life. You can help Raven & other homeless pets like herreceive their second chance at life by Making a Donation to Friends of DCACCs Critical Care Fund. 33. Magoon Family 34. Friends of DuPage County Animal Care andControl is a not-for-profit organization that exists solely for the purpose of providing animals thatare unwanted or have been abandoned in DuPageCounty with a second chance at life by raising thefunds needed to ensure compassionate care, andupholding Open Admission efforts aimed atnever turning away any animal in need. 35. Bella & Stretch Stella Best of Pals 36. Schubert family 37. Baxter Jaxx 38. Technology enhanced classrooms with internetState of the art Science labRegistration assistanceCounseling and advisingPlacement testingLarge, comfortable classrooms and study areasOpen computer lab 39. 4 Leaf Abigail 40. Did you know . . . .DCACC achieved an averageadoption success rate of 86% last year? 41. AngelinaClark Catalina 42. The vision of Friends of DCACC is to support andenhance the humane initiatives already begun by DuPage County Animal Care & Control 43. Echo Eldon Francesca 44. FumblesGloriaGinger 45. HenryJefferyLotti 46. Wade Zebra 47. Deanna Wilkins Kathy KerinsPresidentTreasurerYork Township Assessor DuPage County Animal Care &Pamela StellaControlFirst Vice President Patricia HarveyIllinois Institute of Technology SecretaryBarbara Zeiler Keller Graduate School ofSecond Vice PresidentManagement 48. Hilary DuffMary Jo ArndtMcDonalds Corporation Honorary Board MemberStephanie Magoon Lombard Veterinary HospitalGreat Apparel for YouKerry VinklerHeidi Thorne Ex-Officio OfficerThorne CommunicationsDirector, DuPage County Animal Care & Control 49. DuPage County Animal Care &ControlsExtreme Cat Room MakeoverMade Possible By Eagle Scout Joshua Wilson, HaroldReed, and the members of Boy Scout Troop #374 of Wheaton, Illinois 50. Friends of DuPage County Animal Care andControl is a not-for-profit organization that exists solely for the purpose of providing animals thatare unwanted or have been abandoned in DuPageCounty with a second chance at life by raising thefunds needed to ensure compassionate care, andupholding Open Admission efforts aimed atnever turning away any animal in need. 51. Never turn away any animal inneed. 52. Thursday, June 2nd Friends of DCACC Fundraising Night at the Tasteof Wheaton Beer Garden 7pm ~ 9pm atMemorial Park, Downtown WheatonSunday, June 19th Woofin & Hoofin 5k & Doggie Dash ~ 8am ~Newton Park, Glen EllynSaturday, September 17th DCACC Fall Festival Open House & Pet Expo, DCACC Shelter 53. LucyAbby Zoe