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The SPCA of Texas Presents 
Fur Ball 2015: “You Only Live Twice”

James Bond-Themed Gala to be held September 19 at the Omni Dallas

(DALLAS, TX); August 13, 2015 –
The SPCA of Texas is thrilled to present Fur Ball 2015, “You Only Live Twice,” to be held on Saturday, September 19 from 6:30 p.m. to midnight at the Omni Dallas. The elegant, James Bond-inspired black-tie evening will include dinner, dancing and live and silent auctions for over 1,000 guests. Tickets are available today at Individual tickets are $225 and a table for ten is $2,000. Sponsorships start at $3,000.

This year’s Fur Ball is raising the bar with headline entertainment by Haute Chile, the Vanity Fair Oscar Party band from Los Angeles, California that has performed with Elton John, Ringo Starr and Christina Aguilera, just to name a few.

Fur Ball 2015 is sure to be a tail-wagging success thanks to honorary chairs Janelle & Larry Friedman, Lynn & Allan McBee and Jan Miller & Jeff Rich; event chairs Stacey Kivowitz, Katy Murray and Jocelyn White; underwriting chair Claire Schwarz; auction chair Nicole Rosenblum; and auction co-chair Mary Elizabeth Kappes.

This year’s Athlete for Animals is Craig Ludwig, Dallas Stars Alumnus, two-time Stanley Cup Champion and Fox Sports Analyst. This year’s Artists for Animals is Craighead Green Gallery, recognized as one of the finest contemporary art galleries throughout Texas and the Southwest, representing over 40 nationally and internationally recognized artists of all mediums.

We sincerely thank our special partners, including Platinum Level sponsor: Jan & Trevor Rees-Jones; Gold Level sponsors: Stacey & Don Kivowitz, Myron K. Martin, Katy Murray, Northern Trust and Jocelyn White & Kim Seal; Silver Level sponsors: Gwen & Leldon Echols, Marsha & Richard Gray, Hill’s Science Diet, Claire Schwarz & Mary Spencer and VCA Animal Hospitals; and Bronze Level sponsors: Jimmy Choo, Linda Chapa, Shannon Welch of Fisher & Welch and Texas Capital Bank.

Fur Ball is DFW’s salute to the bond between people and their pets and a celebration of the SPCA of Texas’ important mission to provide every animal exceptional care and a loving home. All money raised through Fur Ball 2015 will go directly to the SPCA of Texas to help rescue, heal and find homes for thousands of animals.

For high profile sponsorship opportunities, visit or contact Jan Scoggins at 214-461-1830.


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