Jean Shafiroff hosts cocktail party to kick off the Pet Hero Awards: PHOTOS

To celebrate the upcoming Fifth Annual Pet Philanthropy Circle Pet Hero Awards, socialite and philanthropist Jean Shafiroff hosted an evening of cocktails at the private residence of Amanda Bowman and David Levy on September 12.

Notable guests of the event included Jewel Morris, Martin and Jean Shafiroff, Flo Anthony, Alex Donner, Amanda Bowan, Elizabeth Shafiroff, Geoffrey Bradfield, Roy Kean, and Lynn Paulson, Montgomery Frazier, Ben Mindich, Scott Elkins, Abigail Trenk, Tanja Dreiding Wallace, Roy Kean, Robin Cofer, Joseph Fichera,  Lindsey Spielfogel, Jill Lynne, and Lee Fryd.

During the event, Jean Shafiroff addressed the crowd to argue for passing legislation against puppy mills and to emphasize the importance of more spay and neuter programs.

The Pet Hero Awards ceremony will happen on October 7th at Gotham Hall to benefit The Pet Philanthropy Circle’s, which aims to improve the quality of animal’s lives by raising awareness about their welfare. Hosts of the event include Georgina Bloomberg and Prince Lorenzo Borghese. Tickets can be purchased here.