Tinsley Mortimer

Mark your calendars for the Bideawee Annual Gala on Monday evening, June 11, 2012. As one of the country’s oldest and most respected animal welfare organizations, Bideawee welcomes people and their canine companions. Bideawee will celebrate its 100th year headquartered at East 38th Street in New York City with an inspiring NYC theme. The evening will be filled with music, dinner, dancing and a silent and live auction at the impressive Gotham Hall.

Human revelers and their dogs will dazzle the crowd with an official doggie dance set to the tune of “Who Let the Dogs Out.”

SONJA TREMONT-MORGAN, star of Real Housewives of New York City, and a longtime supporter of animal welfare, will be an awards presenter. As a fixture among international society for many decades, Sonja has been able to raise awareness and support of her cherished charities.

ADDITIONAL GUESTS WILL INCLUDE: Prince Lorenzo Borghese and Tinsley Mortimer; Top Chef Contestant Season 5, Danny Gagnon; and Broadway star Andy Karl, among others.


Outstanding Benefactors:

Marvin Schwartz, managing director at Neuberger Berman, his wife Donna, and family, including their beloved dog Alfie adopted from Bideawee.

Outstanding Volunteer:

William A. Dueker, Jr. (Bill), a past Bideawee chairman and board member and former director at Credit Suisse.

WHEN: Monday, June 11

6:30-10:30 p.m.

WHERE: Gotham Hall

356 Broadway at 36th Street

New York City

TICKETS: Visit or 1-866-262-8133

About Bideawee

Bideawee, which means “stay awhile,” in Scottish, is one of the country’s oldest and most respected animal welfare and pet adoption organizations. Founded in 1903, Bideawee has been cultivating and supporting the life-long relationships between pets and the people that love them for more than 100 years. Bideawee provides an array of high touch services including adoption centers, animal hospitals, pet therapy programs, and pet memorial parks that serve pets and pet lovers on their lifelong journey together. Bideawee is a not-for-profit 501(c) 3 humane animal organization and 100% of Bideawee’s funding comes from private sources. Bideawee operates one facility in New York City and two on Long Island, one in Wantagh, and one in Westhampton.