FRANKLIN'S FRIENDS' SIGNATURE EVENTS

2019 HOWL-O-WEEN Dog Walk-a-Thon and Canine Costume Contest

October 26, 2019

2020 "Unleashed. Uncorked. Unframed." Gala

May 16, 2020

Franklin's friends' other events

FIREFLY YOGA GIVE CLASSES

Every Sunday, Firefly Yoga offers GIVE yoga classes for $5. This fee is then donated to a charity.  Franklin's Friends has been chose to be the beneficiary for the first quarter of 2020 (January through March)!

PINTS FOR PAWS 

Join us for Pints for Paws - featuring the first annual Most Glamorous Pet Contest! Two legged and four legged friends welcome.  All proceeds benefit Franklin's Friends.

February 8, 2020 6 pm - 9 pm

Castle Church Brewing

6820 Hoffner Avenue

Orlando, FL 32822

VICTORY CUP INITIATIVE STORYTELLING SHOWCASE BREAKFAST

The Victory Cup Initiative has provided the necessary tools and training for ten nonprofits (including Franklin's Friends) to tell their story in a compelling way.  Join us at this breakfast where each nonprofit will tell their story and you will vote for how $50,000 will be awarded amongst them!

February 20, 2020 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Rollins College Harold and Ted Alfond Sports Center

1000 Holt Avenue Winter Park, FL  32789

MARDI PAWS PARADE

The new improved  Mardi Paws Parade will be  the most adorable four-legged pup strut of the Carnival season!  It will officially open the Casselberry Mardi Gras Music Festival.  Pups and Krewe will line up in costume and show their beads to the judges! Prizes will be awarded for the top 3 costumes.  
$10 registration fee per dog.  All proceeds benefit Franklin’s Friends. 

February 22, 2020
Registration for the costume contest will be from 4:15 - 4:45 p.m.  The parade begins at 5:00 pm.

Lake Concord Park

95 Triplet Lake Drive, Casselberry, FL 32707

Unleashed. Uncorked. Unframed: may 16, 2020

2020 "UNLEASHED. UNCORKED. UNFRAMED."

Franklin’s Friends is proud to present the seventh annual "Unleashed. Uncorked. Unframed." gala on May 16, 2020 at the Holy Trinity Reception Center


It will be  a magical evening with exemplary wines, gourmet cuisine, spectacular silent and live auctions, and a private art sale.  WESH 2 News anchors Jason Guy and Michelle Imperato will return to emcee the event. We anticipate more than 250 animal lovers will don their cocktail attire and come together to support Franklin’s Friends and local animal welfare. 


This year's sold-out event raised a record $132,000 for local animal welfare.


Be sure to buy your tickets now - the event always sells out well in advance!


2019 Event Photos

2019 Selfie Station Photos

Daytona Beach German Shepherd Rescue Event Photos



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Howl-O-Ween: Oct 26, 2019

HOWL-O-WEEN DOG WALK-A-THON AND CANINE COSTUME CONTEST

Franklin's Friends 'sixth annual HOWL-O-WEEN Dog Walk-a-Thon and Canine Costume Contest was spookily spectacular! The event featured a dog walk, canine costume contest, pet-friendly vendors, raffles, music and much more! Denise Ryan from 98.9 WMMO donated her time to emcee and HOWL-O-WEEN raised over $45,000 for Franklin's Friends and local animal welfare!


SEE PICTURES



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Gold paw partners

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Silver paw partners

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bronze paw partners

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