Annual Fierce & Fabulous PetSet Gala Sets Records
By Jennifer Roosth Photography by Fulton Davenport
THE SCENE: Over 400 guests recently attended the 14th Annual Fierce & Fabulous PetSet soirée held at The Post Oak Hotel. The event’s attendees enjoyed a fabulous reception, dinner, and thrilling silent and live auctions. After last year’s annual soirée was cancelled due to Hurricane Harvey, guests and hosts were emotionally enthusiastic to be back in the rhythm of their Fierce and Fabulous event that robustly raised money for animal charities.
THE VIBE: Videos of animals displaced during Harvey and rescue efforts that followed it had the audience in tears and eager to help by bidding in the spirited live auction. Following the gala, Club PetSet Young Professionals hosted an after party with dancing and music by DJ Senega that lasted until the wee hours of the morning.
THE CAUSE: The evening honored Susan and Dan Boggio and was chaired by Tena Lundquist Faust, Tama Lundquist and Tatiana Sierra. Deborah Duncan served as M.C., Jeff Smith was the live auctioneer and Frances Moody chaired the after-party. The gala netted a record $500,000 for Houston PetSet, an umbrella nonprofit organization dedicated to making a difference by providing grants to animal welfare-related nonprofits and ending animal homelessness in the Greater Houston area. All Houston PetSet funds raised support Houston’s animal nonprofits.