Barbara Ross, Ross Public Relations, email@example.com, 201-236-1771
J.McLaughlin was proud to present their Second Special Shopping Spree to benefit the Animal Medical Center (AMC). The event, a kick-off party to celebrate AMC’s Top Dog Gala, was hosted by Alison Minton and Guy Emile Harley, Top Dog Gala Benefit Committee Members. Despite the wet, windy, wintry weather, guests arrived ready to shop for the cause, among them: Kevin McLaughlin, co-founder and creative director of J.McLaughlin, his wife Barbara McLaughlin, Robert Liberman, AMC’s Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Janet York-AMC Trustee, Karen Klopp, Martha Glass, Grace Meigher and Joanne Andrea.
A percentage of all sales from the Top Dog Gala kick-off event, as well as all online sales through December 1st, will benefit the AMC. “Kevin and Barbara McLaughlin have truly embraced the extraordinary work that goes on every day at the AMC and their partnership will help AMC in its mission to advance veterinary medicine, education and research into naturally-occurring diseases,” said Robert Liberman, AMC’s Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
Guests at this exciting pet-friendly shopping soiree enjoyed wine and hors d’oeurves as they shopped J.McLaughlin’s holiday and resort collections, while their canine companions -among them, an adorable Pug and King Charles Cavelier, scooped up their own special treats.
The AMC’s Top Dog Gala will take place on December 13th at Cipriani-42nd Street. For more information about the Top Dog Gala, contact: Ali.Fine@amcny.org
About Animal Medical Center
The Animal Medical Center is dedicated to providing compassionate and collaborative care to animals and to leading the advancement of veterinary medicine through innovative clinical research and education. For more information, visit www.amcny.og.
J.McLaughlin was founded by two brothers, Kevin and Jay McLaughlin, in 1977. Their goal was to create a new American sportswear brand based in New York and built on several basic concepts: classic clothes with current relevance, sold in a friendly retail environment that has a neighborhood feel. With over 100 retail locations, J.McLaughlin occupies some of the most picturesque main-street real estate in America. True to the vision of the McLaughlin brothers, the stores have a warmly residential feel and exemplary customer service. “Being a good neighbor” is central to the brand’s approach to business, and J.McLaughlin values being a welcome and active member of each community in which it operates. The company also operates a fully responsive digital flagship at www.jmclaughlin.com. The company is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York. For more information: www.jmclaughlin.com/
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