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A PAWS-itively Great Time: Mark Your Calendars To Support Our Four-Legged Pets In Need

September 21, 2023

If you're a passionate animal lover, Broward County's Humane Society has a lineup of exciting events that will surely tug at your heartstrings. PAWS, the Humane Society of Broward County's dedicated fundraising auxiliary, has been tirelessly working to organize a series of fabulous events aimed at supporting their shelter and the vital programs and services they provide for our four-legged friends in need.

First up is the 25th Annual Marti Huizenga PAWS on the Green Women’s Golf Tournament.

This year marks a special milestone as the 25th Annual Marti Huizenga PAWS on the Green Women’s Golf Tournament takes center stage. Presented by Rita & Rick Case Automotive Group, this event promises a day of golfing, fun, and camaraderie, all in the name of our furry companions.

Date: Monday, October 30th, 2023
Location: Grande Oaks Golf Club
Cost: $600 Per Player / $2,400 Per Foursome

The tournament offers an array of benefits for participants. It kicks off with a Sunday Evening Pre-Tournament Cocktail Party at a Private Home, setting the stage for a memorable experience. On the big day, participants will enjoy one round of golf at the exclusive Grande Oaks Golf Club, known for its lush greens and challenging fairways.

For those looking to get their swings just right, a practice round of golf is available during the week leading up to the tournament. Before the official tee-off, a Pre-Round Brunch will fuel players up for an exciting day on the course.

Beyond golf, there's plenty more to look forward to. A Silent Auction and Live Auction will feature a tempting array of items up for grabs. The on-course experience is elevated with delectable On-Course Food and Beverage options and entertaining On-Course Contests to keep the excitement alive.

The day concludes with an Awards Dinner, where participants can celebrate their achievements on the greens. To top it all off, attendees will receive Fabulous Player Gifts and Prizes as tokens of appreciation. Keep in mind that capacity is limited, so early registration is highly recommended to secure your spot in this exclusive event.

PAWS Holiday Shopping Extravaganza

As the holiday season approaches, the PAWS Holiday Shopping Extravaganza is a fantastic opportunity to find unique gifts for your loved ones while supporting a great cause. This event invites you to shop, sip, and socialize.

Date: Monday, December 4th, 2023
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Coral Ridge Country Club
Tickets: $50

Local vendors will be on hand, showcasing a delightful array of items, including jewelry, home décor, clothing, pet-related products, and much more. It's the perfect occasion to discover one-of-a-kind presents and support local businesses simultaneously.

While you shop, you can also participate in the Lucky Draw Auction, featuring fabulous items generously provided by participating vendors. So, you might just score a special find while browsing through the offerings. To make your shopping experience smooth and hassle-free, vendors will be accepting cash, checks, and credit cards.

Guests will enjoy drinks and light bites as they browse through the vendor selections. At just $50 per ticket, this is an event that brings together the joy of holiday shopping and the satisfaction of contributing to a noble cause.

Save the Date: PAWS Gala on Saturday, April 27th, 2024

While the year is filled with exciting events, don't forget to mark your calendar for the highly anticipated PAWS Gala on Saturday, April 27th, 2024. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and Spa, this gala promises an unforgettable evening of glamor and philanthropy.

It's an event that's not to be missed, where you can celebrate the tireless efforts of the Humane Society of Broward County and their mission to provide shelter and vital services for animals in need. Stay tuned for more details as the date approaches.

How You Can Contribute

If you're inspired by the work of the Humane Society of Broward County and PAWS, there are several ways you can get involved. Sponsorship opportunities are available for the events, allowing individuals and businesses to make a significant impact on the organization's fundraising efforts.

Additionally, if you have valuable auction items that you'd like to contribute, they would be welcomed with open arms. These items can be instrumental in raising funds to support the Humane Society's essential programs and services.

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities or to donate auction items, please contact Jamie Profant at: (954) 266-6827. Or via email at:

The Humane Society of Broward County of Broward County is a private, non-profit, organization that is not affiliated with any local or national group with a similar name. The shelter is located at 2070 Griffin Road, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312 and Adoption Areas open daily at 11:00 a.m. To learn more, visit:

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