Beach Party | PAWS Chicago


Wednesday, July 27, 6 pm

Offshore at Navy Pier | 1000 E Grand Ave

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Set at Offshore on Navy Pier, Beach Party is a summer celebration for more than 500 luau guests and their pets. Sip cool frozen cocktails and soak up the sun, as the Lake Michigan waves roll in and the summer breeze fills the air. As the sun sets, dance the night away, enjoy an open bar, dinner, live and silent auctions, pet spa services, raffles, and so much more.

Early Bird Pricing Extended to June 30!

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Lisa Dent, Host of Chicago’s Afternoon News on WGN Radio

Radio veteran and Country Radio Hall of Famer Lisa Dent hosts Chicago’s Afternoon News on WGN Radio. A lifelong animal lover, Lisa has three dogs (including Hank & Finn from PAWS), three cats (including Ava & Bruno from PAWS), and a potbelly pig. Lisa is a Beach Party staple; this is her twelfth time emceeing! Lisa is a proud mom to son Liam, farm wife, world traveler, and serves on PAWS Chicago’s Board of Directors.


Jake Hamilton, Entertainment Anchor on FOX 32’s Good Day Chicago

Emmy-winning Jake Hamilton is the Entertainment Anchor for FOX 32 Chicago. When Jake isn't traveling the world interviewing the planet's biggest stars, he can be found cozying up with his PAWS Chicago dog and best pal, Daenerys. He is also the co-host of the "ReelBlend" podcast. Jake is a longtime supporter and passionate advocate for Chicago's homeless pets. He has emceed numerous PAWS events and is excited for his first Beach Party!





Development Board Members Laura Sachs & Alison Victoria, star of HGTV's "Windy City Rehab"


Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Leaders of the Pack

Peter and Paula Fasseas Foundation

Mark Holder & Megan Seiboldt

Josh & Caiti Mateffy

Sachs Family Foundation



Melissa and Michael Canning

Pam & Ed Carey

Jeff Hall & Elly Mancinelli

Denise Raddatz

Development Board Supporters



Beecken Family Foundation

Rod & Kathy Bolhous




Harris, Mauro, Timmers

VCA, Inc.



Karl Geckler, LLC

Michele Mistovich

The Mullen Family & Friends


Pet Lovers

Bruce & Deborah Crown

Courtney Howell Freeman

Debbie Hepburn  

Rita Moore & Joanna Mallers

Jack & Brenda Pickleman

Kustra-Quinn Communications

Carrie Reznicek-Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp 

Stumm Insurance, LLC

Pat Welch




Thank You to Our Committee Members!

Renata & Bob Block | Renee Chez | Virginia Follmer-Stafman | Courtney Howell Freeman | Wayne Gailis | Frances Henkel | Candace Jordan | Jenny Kustra-Quinn | Michele Mistovich | Daphne Ortiz | Joe Panarese | Laura Sachs | Bonnie Spurlock | Judy Tullman