Join us Sunday, December 8, 2019 from 11AM - 2PM, at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa, for our biggest and best event of the year celebrating 11 years of helping people and saving pets! Enjoy sparkling champagne and delicious brunch, a huge silent auction with gifts for everyone's holiday shopping list! As well, you will be treated to a rousing live auction with vivacious Auctiontainer Letitia Frye, inspiring stories, adorable pets and more! Join us in honoring the Banfield Foundation as this year's recipient of the Pet Champion Excellence Award.
Emcees for this year's event will be: Jan D'Atri and SteVen Franklin
Jan D'Atri - Host of Arizona Midday on NBC, creator of online The One Minute Kitchen videos, Dacor Luxury Appliances Brand Ambassador, Heart and Home (hour daily KAZ - TV Ch 13),Host/Producer, A Brighter Day with Jan D'Atri (weekly KTVK (ABC) Ch 3, Host, Co - Producer, Southwest Style (hour monthly, KTVK (ABC) Ch 3, syndicated Host, Co - Producer, Under the Sun (weekly, KTVK Ch. 3,) ABC, Host, Producer, Writer. On her "down-time" Jan enjoys fly fishing, cooking and flying (she's a pilot!)
2013 - Present Dacor Luxury Appliances Brand Ambassador
2001 - 2003 Jan D'Atri's Heart and Home (hour daily KAZ - TV Ch 13) Phoenix, AZ Host/Producer
1997 - 2001 A Brighter Day with Jan D'Atri (weekly KTVK (ABC) Ch 3)Phoenix, AZ Host, Co - Producer
1994 - 1997 Southwest Style (hour monthly, KTVK (ABC) Ch 3, syndicated Host, Co - Producer
1990 - 1994 Under the Sun (weekly, KTVK Ch. 3,) ABC, Phoenix, AZ Host, Producer, Writer
SteVen Franklin is a comic, actor, husband and fun-loving rescue doggie dad who loves to cook!Traveling the US, he has a great perspective of different cultures and adds that flavor into his routine. His witty banter will have you laughing as you relate to his stories about life. He frequently appears at The Comedy Spot and Mystery Mansion Dinner Theatre. He also performs in support of charitable organizations throughout the Valley.