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Kimpton Hotels Hosts Fifth Annual Howl-o-Ween Yappy Hour and Pet Costume Contest Oct 30th



Join Kimpton Hotels, San Francisco’s pet-friendliest hotel collection, on the grass carpet as they play host to the city’s cutest and spookiest pups, dressed in their best Halloween costumes.

Bring your fabulous four-legged friend to the Argonaut Hotel dressed in their funniest or scariest costume, for a chance to win a variety of prizes, while you enjoy a relaxing yappy hour and views of the San Francisco Bay. 

Benefiting the San Francisco SPCA, Kimpton’s Howl-o-Ween party is October 30, 2011 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Costume contest starts at 3:30 pm. 

Howl-o-Ween Costume Prizes will be given for:

1. Best in Show (Most Original)

2. Most Likely to Make You Howl (Funniest)

3. Most Likely to Make Your Fur Stand on End (Scariest)

4. Dynamic Duo (Dog and their human)

All dogs must be leashed and friendly toward other dogs, children and people of all ages.

WHEN: Sunday, October 30, 2011, 3pm – 5pm Costume Contest begins at 3:30pm

WHERE: Kimpton’s Argonaut Hotel, within Cannery Courtyard adjacent to the hotel. 495 Jefferson Street (at Hyde) San Francisco, CA

2:15pm VIP Party - $15 suggested donation

3:00pm General Admission - $5 suggested donation

Kimpton will match all donations up to $1,000!

RSVP to jholt@sfspca.org by Oct 28th or buy your ticket at the door.


ABOUT KIMPTON HOTELS & RESTAURANTS San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, a collection of boutique hotels and chef-driven restaurants in the US, is an acknowledged industry pioneer and was the first to bring the boutique hotel concept to America. Founded in 1981 by Bill Kimpton, the company is well-known for making travelers feel welcomed and comfortable while away from home through intuitive and unscripted customer care, stylish ambiance and having a certain playfulness in its approach to programs and amenities. Each hotel provides a range of exciting culinary experiences through locally-loved, top-rated, destination, chef-driven restaurants. Kimpton leads the hospitality industry in ecological practices through its innovative EarthCare program that spans all hotels and restaurants. Market Metrix, a recognized authority and leader in feedback solutions, consistently ranks Kimpton above other hotel companies in luxury and upper upscale segments for customer satisfaction. Privately held Kimpton operates 50 hotels and 54 restaurants in 16 states. For more information visit www.KimptonHotels.com or call 1-800-KIMPTON.

The San Francisco SPCA The San Francisco SPCA is a community-supported, non-profit animal welfare organization dedicated to saving, protecting and providing immediate care for cats and dogs who are homeless, ill or in need of an advocate. The SF SPCA also works long-term to educate the community, reduce the number of unwanted kittens and puppies through spaying and neutering, and improve the quality of life for animals and their human companions. Support the San Francisco SPCA by adopting, donating, volunteering and becoming a client of the state-of-the-art SF SPCA Veterinary Hospital at the Leanne B. Roberts Animal Care Center. SF SPCA has San Francisco volunteer opportunities to care for shelter dogs and cats, conduct adoption counseling, assist clients and veterinary staff at the Leanne B. Roberts Animal Care Center, provide foster care, help with the Feral Cat Program, and enrich the lives of people in the community through animal-assisted therapy. For more information about San Francisco SPCA call 415-554-300 or visit online at sfspca.org or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Flickr, YouTube or our blog Litterdidyouknow.com

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