When Congress and Pets Collide
The $100-a-ticket event, which has 57 members on its honorary host committee, benefits nonprofit Pets for Patriots. The group tries to permanently place shelter pets with both currently-serving and veteran military families. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served to the humans, while pets get to munch on food at a pet food bar. Adoptable dogs from the Washington Humane Society will be on hand as well. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. at Eastern Market. Check out the invite here.
The title sponsor is General Dynamics and Flooring America is the national sponsor. Other sponsors include: AT&T, Bae Systems, Northrop Grumman, Innovative Federal Strategies, Washington Financial Group, IDEXX Laboratories, ADI, DRS, PG&E, United Technologies, Petplan, Trident, General Atomics Aeronautical, Sunoco, Fugro and FLIR.
Photo: (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)