Howling Success

Interfaith Ministries Best Friends doggie brunch is a howling success

Interfaith Ministries Best Friends doggie brunch is a howling success

Laura Max Rose, Ben Rose, Leisa Holland-Nelson, Hampton at Interfaith Ministries brunch
Laura Max Rose, Ben Rose, Leisa Holland-Nelson, and Hampton. Courtesy photo
Steven Costello, Shari Koziel, Debbie Costello at Interfaith Ministries brunch
Steven Costello, Shari Koziel, Debbie Costello and Brody. Courtesy photo
Doggie fashion show winner Pat Wild and Willie at Interfaith Ministries brunch
Pat Wild with Willie, who won the doggie fashion show. Courtesy photo
Martin B. Cominsky, Susan Boggio at Interfaith Ministries brunch
Martin B. Cominsky, Susan Boggio. Courtesy photo
Philamena Baird, Arthur Baird at Interfaith Ministries brunch
Philamena Baird, Arthur Baird. Courtesy photo
Laura Max Rose, Ben Rose, Leisa Holland-Nelson, Hampton at Interfaith Ministries brunch
Steven Costello, Shari Koziel, Debbie Costello at Interfaith Ministries brunch
Doggie fashion show winner Pat Wild and Willie at Interfaith Ministries brunch
Martin B. Cominsky, Susan Boggio at Interfaith Ministries brunch
Philamena Baird, Arthur Baird at Interfaith Ministries brunch

What: Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston's The Best Friends Brunch.

Where: Hotel ZaZa.

The scoop: Nearly 300 guests, including a number of four-legged friends, turned out for a champagne brunch that raised $112,000 for aniMeals on Wheels, a program that provides food for dogs and cats belonging to IM’s Meals on Wheels seniors. Among the best dressed were tuxedo-clad Willie, who attended with his owner, Pat Wild, and Hampton, in a striped tie, who frolicked with brunch chairs Laura Max Rose and Ben Rose and honoree Leisa Holland-Nelson, the 2016 aniMeals on Wheels Champion.

Who: Channel 13 meteorologist Casey Curry, who served as emcee, brunch co-chairs Kristy Phillips and Wendy PhillipsPhilamena and Arthur Baird, Dr. Franklin Rose, Susan Boggio, IM president and CEO Martin B. Cominsky, IM board members Bret Baccus, Mary Gwen Hulsey and Dr. Fatima Mawji, and Steven and Debbie Costello

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