Event Information
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Committee Co-Chairs
Katina Shaw
Peggy Williams-Smith
Tim Smith

Committee Members
Olinda Ayala
Britt Blackwelder
Laura Bolger
Natalie Burnside
Jessica Culotti
Sean Finnigan
Marni Garrett
Laura Lutter Cole
Tammy Majewski
Jenny McMahon-Varick
Joette Rockow
Katelynn Schneider
Dustin Zick
Liz Ziherl

Paws & Claws Gala Questions?
Contact Jesse VanCamp, Event Manager, at or (414) 431-6121.

Event Timeline
5:30 p.m. Check-in, cocktail reception, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, wine & spirits pull, Kendra Scott Prize Wheel & Jewelry Pull, and of course, mingling with furry friends and wildlife ambassadors! 
7:30 p.m. Dinner, Heads or Tails game, live auction and presentation
10:00 p.m. Auction check-out & pick-up
Tickets You can purchase tickets for the event here. There are no physical tickets for the Paws & Claws Gala. Please check in with our registration volunteers on the 7th floor of the Pfister Hotel when you arrive on Saturday, October 20
Valet Complimentary valet is available for all guests attending the Paws & Claws Gala at the main entrance of The Pfister Hotel.
Attire We know how much our guests love dressing up for our fun, animal-related themes!  This year's theme is Catsino Royale, so we invite guests to dress in their favorite James Bond attire!
Hotel Accommodations
Pfister Hotel Room Block
Looking for hotel accommodations for after the gala?  Contact The Pfister Hotel to request our room block, featuring discounted rates exclusively for our Paws & Claws guests! Book your room online here or to book your room over the phone, call 1-800-558-8222 and mention you're attending the “Wisconsin Humane Society Annual Gala” for the discounted rates.