DENIM HEELS BOOTS TAILS, ECAD’S annual friend and fundraising event, will take place this year at the stunning Brynwood Golf & Country Club in Westchester on Thursday, May 15. The private club is located in the heart of Armonk Hills. ECAD is an immensely respected not of profit organization that raises, educates and places Service Dogs with people with disabilities, many of them Veterans. ECAD’s main training facility is on the campus of Children’s Village in Dobbs Ferry. It was founded in 1995 by Dale and Lu Picard.
This year’s DHBT promises to be the most glamorous yet. Cocktails, starting at 6:30PM, will be served in the Bar Room overlooking the pool and a breathtaking view of the Hudson Valley. Dinner, dancing and an inspiring program will take place in the main ballroom. Retro Express will provide music. The evening will also feature a Live Auction led by famed auctioneer, Hamer Johnson.
Performing her latest hits will be special guest, Erica Nicole, country music star and a strong supporter of ECAD and its work.
ECAD will honor Tarrytown residents, Pat Jones and Jeff Joseph with the Open Doors Award, and Sgt. Major Hector Torres (Ret. US Army) with the U.R. Healing Award. ECAD clients and their Service Dogs will be in attendance.
Representatives of the Department of Defense will present ECAD with the prestigious Seven Seals Award “in recognition of the life changing service provided to our military men and women by ECAD and its Project HEAL Program.”
Guests will have an opportunity to bid on an exciting array of items, including trips to fabulous locations compete with plane tickets, and the right to name a Service Dog.
The event coordinator is Jo Rosenfeld Major Occasions. Tickets are $200.00 per person. For information on sponsorship opportunities, including the purchase of a table, call 914-693-0600, ext. 1950. For further information on ECAD and the event, please visit www.ecad1.org