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Katie Up and Down the Hall Book Launch Party Benefits AKC Humane Fund

(Friday, September 24, 2010)

To celebrate the release of the heartwarming new book Katie Up and Down the Hall by Glenn Plaskin, a launch party benefitting the AKC Humane Fund was held September 20th at MacKenzie-Childs in Manhattan.

Guests greeted the author and his new Cocker Spaniel "Lucy," mingled with New York City celebrities, enjoyed signature "Kate-tini" cocktails and browsed through items for sale, the proceeds of which were donated to the AKC Humane Fund. Attendees also signed the AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Pet Promise to show their support for responsible dog ownership.

YouTube Video – Glenn and Lucy talk about Meet the Breeds

Enjoy some photos from the event:

Author Glenn Plaskin and Cocker Spaniel Lucy with AKC President Dennis Sprung and AKC Director of Communications Lisa Peterson
Glenn with author Mary Higgins Clark
The author signing the AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day Pet Promise
NYC Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (3rd from l.) and his son, Good Day New York Anchor Greg Kelly (r.) attended the party
Anchor Ernie Anastos of Fox 5 New York stopped by to congratulate Glenn