2017 Hero Awards

2017 Hero Awards2017 HERO Awards
March 4, 2017, 6pm

Omni Montelucia Resort & Spa
Alhambra Ballroom
4949 E Lincoln Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85253

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What do you get when you put 450 of the Valley’s most passionate animal lovers together in one room, at the Montelucia Resort?

The 14th Annual HERO Awards!

This inspiring evening celebrates animal and human heroes alike, and regales the crowd with stories of survival, companionship, and acts of heroism – all in the name of raising money for life-saving spay & neuter.

The 2017 HERO Awards would not be possible without the support of some special people and organizations:

Lindsay-BenjaminLindsay Benjamin – HERO Chair

We are pleased to have Lindsay Benjamin, owner of Tyler Allen Law Firm, as event chair.

Thank You to Our
Presenting Sponsor:

Petco Foundation

Thank You to Our
Top Dog Sponsors:

Lulu's Fund

Jana & Mark Wilcke

Thank You to Our
Pack Leader Sponsors:

American Nutrition

Hillman Group

Thank You to Our
Pet Partner Sponsors:

21st Century
Accelerated Consulting Group
Alliance Bank


Hood Packaging

Layfield Packaging

People Saving Pets

Redbarn Products
Tyler Allen Law Firm

Steve Zeidman & Brian Hatfield

Tyler Allen Law Firm
Wells Fargo Advisors


2016 Friends of Animal Care and Control Hero Awards
2015 Friends of Animal Care and Control Hero Awards
2014 Friends of Animal Care and Control Hero Awards