Friday, August 19, 2011

Pets, Peeps, and Portraits for Pink on Sunday, September 18, at Urban Tails

www.portraits4pink.org
Urban Tails will be converted into a pink photography studio and gallery on Sunday, September 18, 2011, at 1618 Webster Street for a Pets, Peeps and Portraits for Pink in honor of native Houstonian, Lori Brewer of Waterford Portraits. Brewer, who passed from breast cancer on July 4, positively impacted animal non-profit organizations with her gift of capturing the love and light of people and pets. 
Now, four professional photographers will hold a tribute and photography fundraiser for Brewer’s favorite charities. Jack Opatrany, Sonya Sellers, Melissa Hammonds, and Kim Hartz who all specialize in family and pet photography, like Brewer did, are offering private mini sessions for $50. The professional photographers will offer indoor studio settings and outdoor studio settings designed by Buchanan’s Native Plants. Each photographer has a different setting/sitting style which is explained on www.portraits4pink.org.

The proceeds will benefit Brewer’s preferred non-profits-- the Breast Cancer Research organizations, Homeless & Orphaned Pets Endeavor (H.O.P.E.), Homeless Pet Placement League (H.P.P.L.), Lucky Dog Rescue, Pup Squad, Lone Star Shih Tzu & Lhasa Apso Rescue, Pet Patrol and Corridor Rescue.

Brewer’s clients will also bring and showcase their favorite portraits by Brewer over the many years that she photographed their pets. The event will also offer prize drawings for both pet lovers and families. Jewelry such as photo frame charms and photo lockets can be ordered with private portrait session along with portrait packages, art, and other merchandise. Activities will include bra pong, pony tail donations for natural wigs for women undergoing chemotherapy, and make-overs by professional stylists from Craft Salon. Delectable treats such as pink lemonade and pink sweets from Food Network’s Top Chef’s: Just Desserts Rebecca Masson of Fluff Bake Bar.

Appointments are from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM and attendees can book an appointment by calling (713) 291-4439 or emailing Lisa@portraits4pink.org. For more information regarding adoption, volunteering, or becoming a business sponsor for this event, please send inquiries to: Lisa@adoptapethouston.org.

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