Event Co-Chairs
Stephanie & Jake Henry
Anne Marie and Murray Peretz
Honorary Chair
Mayari Pritzker

Walk the red carpet with your furry friend at the legendary Drake Hotel for an evening of elegance and compassion. Chicago’s only pet-friendly black-tie event, the Fur Ball is a unique and glamorous gala featuring cocktails, dinner, dancing, pet spas and thrilling live and silent auctions. The event attracts nearly 800 guests and has been attended by many of PAWS Chicago’s celebrity supporters such as Billy Corgan and Nate Berkus.

Where the Magnificent Mile begins, you’ll experience this wonderful evening at the legendary Drake Hotel – 140 East Walton Place Chicago. The Fur Ball begins at 6:00PM on Friday, November 15, 2013. Join us for a fabulous evening you won’t soon forget! All proceeds go towards supporting PAWS Chicago and saving homeless dogs and cats.





Platinum Sponsors

Peter and Paula Fasseas
Raj Fernando
Barbara Bradford & Robert Sherman

Gold & Grand Benefactors

Janice and Philip Beck
Business Valuation Group, Inc.
Rita & John Canning
Pam & Ed Carey
Clack Family Foundation
Deborah & Bruce Crown
Susan & Michael Frank
Lynne Cooper Harvey Foundation
Shari & Keith Johnson
Ann Lurie
Joanna Mallers
McKinsey & Company
Merrick Pet Care, Inc.
Anne Marie & Murray Peretz
The PETCO Foundation
Brenda & Dr. Jack Pickleman
J.B. & M.K. Pritzker Foundation
Mayari Pritzker
Suzanne Prysak
SF Foundation
Sandy & Marc Walfish,
Lauren & Jake Hamlin
Julie & Larry Weisler











Nancy & Wyllys Baird, Creature Comforts Foundation
Bernardi Securities, Inc.
Richard Ditton
Peter & Paula Fasseas
Karen & Yves Givel
Deb & Stu Gold
John Halston
Susan Karkomi
Carol & Dennis Markos
Kurt & Julie Miller, Winnetka Animal Hospital
Noah’s Ark Pet Supply
Ashley & Jeff Quicksilver
Sharon & Louis Rosenthal
Maria & William Smithburg
Bonnie & James Spurlock
Leslie Struthers
Thompson-Coburn, LLC
Nancy & Michael Timmers
Judy & Howard Tullman
Amy Turk
Walton Street Capital, L.L.C.


The Honorable William J. Bauer & Patricia Spratt Bauer
Jennifer Burg
Chicago Veterinary Emergency Specialty Center
Melissa Cocagne & Benjamin Bornstein
Galleria Marchetti
Kimberly Gleeson
Suzie & Ross Glickman
Linda Havin
Karen & Fritz Henderson
Cheri Lawrence
Christine & John Mallul
Elaine Markoutsas & Charles Leroux
Emily & Andrew Mullen
Northern Trust
Dawn & James O’Neal
Julianne and Larry Port
Barbara & Richard Rinella
The Roenigk Family
Dr. Steven J. Stryker
John & Carol Walter