On Sunday, September 29th, the Foundation for Animal Care and Education (FACE) will hold its 2ndAnimaltarian Awards ceremonyat a stunning ocean-front estatein La Jolla. Animal lovers will gather for an inspiring afternoon dedicated to our local animal heroes: La Jolla Veterinary Hospital, Loving Hands Veterinary Services, and TV personality & animal advocate Sandie Lampe. FACE will be honoring these individuals for their professional & personal dedication to FACE’s mission of saving pets and helping families through their work in the San Diego community.

In addition to the awards ceremony, guests will enjoy complimentary cocktails, hor d’oeuvres and a silent auction filled with fantastic items and experiences, including a whale watching cruise aboard a private yacht.

Registration for the event is available online at www.face4pets.org. General admission is $100 and VIP tickets are $300. VIPs will receive early admission, a private tour of one of the finest private collections of African and pre-Columbian art in California, and a tour of the estate’s exotic bird aviary.

Proceeds from this event benefit the FACE Foundation, a 501(c)(3) San Diego non-profit that provides financial assistance for pets in need of life-saving veterinary care. To date, FACE has assisted over 2,300 local pets in need. Those looking to make a tax-deductible donation can call (858) 450-3223 or email events@face4pets.org.