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October 23, 2012

Gala for Atlanta Humane Society’s 1873 Club

Pet lovers and a few puppies added major cute factor to this club party

  • Photos by Jim Fitts

Young Atlanta Humane Society Club members and their fellow animal lovers came out in packs to party and raise money for this warm and fuzzy cause.

Co-Chairs Marian Goldberg, Johanna Ellis, Kitsy Rose (and friend) Co-Chairs Marian Goldberg, Johanna Ellis, Kitsy Rose (and friend)

The Venue

Summerour Studio, in Westside, with its charming courtyard and rustic Tuscan villa vibe, designed by architect Keith Sumerour

The VIPs

Co-Chairs Johanna Ellis, Marian Goldberg and Kitsy Rose, Atlanta Humane Society President William Shaheen

Party Highlights

Guests enjoyed cocktails and bites by some of Atlanta’s favorite restaurants like The Optmist, JCT. Kitchen, Spice Market, The Shed at Glenwood and Miso Izakaya. Party-goers also bid on silent auction items such as Louis Vuitton dog leashes and luxe weekend getaways, and danced the night away to live music by Ben Denigan and DJ Kidd Koby Roc.

The Scene-Makers

Among the crowd of beautiful creatures: Paige Smith, Sara Mixon, Randi Layne, Dennis Dean, Rebecca Bily, Sam Henderson, Bob and Caroline Cohen, Kate Stone, John Stupka, Natalie Holloway, Meghan Meeks, Sarah Sheilds, Ben Quigly.

The Cause

The event raised nearly $70,000 for the Howell Mill Animal Wellness Clinic. For more info on Atlanta Humane Society visit:




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