LuHowl raises $14,000 for shelter

July 04, 2009

The fifth annual LuHowl on June 13 at the home of Don and Jone Bowman in Williamsport raised more than $14,000 for the Humane Society of Washington County.

The Hawaiian-themed fundraiser benefits the shelter's spay and neuter programs.

The event featured a catered meal from the Black Eyed Susan, beverages from Wantz Distributing Co., silent auction and raffle prizes and music by DJ Mike.

This year, the event named Best Dressed Attendees who reigned over the event as the king and queen. Tim Campbell and his date Jody Wenger were crowned king and queen with Martin and Latta Milner taking the honors of being named to the king and queen's court.

Sponsoring this year's LuHowl were 4-Legged Friends Pet Services, Allegany Dental Care, Annapaca Farm/The Alpaca Shop LLC, Best Buy, Atlantic Security Systems, Inc.


Todd and Tracey Bowman, Callas Contractors Inc, CertainTeed Corp., Hagerstown Trust, the Hershey Fitzsimmons Group of RBC, the Law Offices of Michael G. Day and Associates.

Ewing Oil, Poole & Kane, P.A., Susquehanna Bank, Valley Pet Cemetery and Crematory, Eleanor and Angus Lakin, Wantz Distributors.

Silent auction and door prize donors were donated by 4-Legged Friends Pet Services, Susan Andrews, Abundant Garden, Aqua 103, Albright, Crumbacher, Moul and Itell, Antietam Guest House, Barefoot Bernie's, Basketful of Gifts, Beijo Bags, Bella Salon and Spa, Bob Byrd and Christy Green.

Bogard's USA Inc., Hair and Nail Salon, Bulls & Bears, Carol & Co., Carson's Jewelers, Central Dawgma & the Dawg Wash, Chipotle Grill, Dirt-B-Gone, Dream Dinners, Durango, Ed Doub, Susan Fancher, Ann Ford.

Five Guys, For Paws Only Pet Taxi, Gourmet Goat, Hot Dogs Dog Grooming, House of Kobe, Howard's Art & Framing, Nicole Houser, Jewels by Park Lane, Karen's Crafts, Keely Neubauer's Fine Portraiture, Kelly's Creations, Karol Kennedy, Eleanor and Angus Lakin, Lena's, Kim McGlaughlin, Paul Miller, Laura Mosley.

Natural Balance Pet Foods Inc., My Pilates Place, Off the Leash Pet Portraits, Panera Bread, Photos by Dale, Port City Java, The Potomac Bead Co., Pupcakes Gourmet Pet Treats & Bones, Regal Cinemas Valley Mall, River City Farm and Pet Supply, Joe Ruzicka and Susan Fancher.

Safron Bakery Caf, Sagittarius Salon & Spa, Simply pAwesome, Specialty Dog Treats, Skyline Coffee Shop, Dr. Allen and Vivienne Smith, Soma, Squeaky Clean, S.U.F.I. Acupuncture, Eileen Swain, Texas Roadhouse, The Boutique, The Plum.

TG Designs, Tranquility, Tranquility Salon & Spa, Turn the Page Bookstore, Joe Tutk and Mary Miglas, UNO Chicago Grill, Starla and Jim Ward, Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Shane Williams and Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park.

To see photos from the event, go to

The shelter is at 13011 Maugansville Road in Hagerstown. For more information, call 301-733-2060 or go to

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