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Broadway theme set for Woodward fundraiser

RANCHO SANTA FE — Southern California will meet New York’s “42nd Street” when Helen Woodward Animal Center hosts its 23rd annual Spring Fling fundraiser, “Broadway Tails,” set for June 4. The stars will shine from 5:30 p.m. to midnight at the black-tie event in support of animals. “Broadway Tails,” presented by The Fish Market and EDCO, will be held under the covered arena at Helen Woodward Animal Center, 6461 El Apajo Road.
“This year’s theme is especially exciting,” HWAC Special Events Supervisor Meghan Trejo said. “We’re confident that Co-Chairs Kerry Appleby Payne, Elizabeth Wohlford MacLeod, and Charlene Hooker, along with Honorary Chairs Steve and Kathleen Flynn will make this the best Spring Fling ever.”
“Playbill”-level seating at $250 per person includes tasty treats from 30 of San Diego’s finest restaurants, hosted bars, martini luges and live dance music by Wayne Foster Entertainment.
“Broadway” seating at $350 adds table service, a bottle of complimentary champagne at each table, admission to the Patron’s Party May 26 at the Del Mar Country Club, and a commemorative gift.
Guests in the “Tony” level at $750 per person receive all the amenities of “Broadway” plus a gourmet dinner entrée and entry into a wine opportunity drawing.
“Broadway Tails” activities will begin with the Wine Party from 5 to 7 p.m. April 21 at the Fairbanks Ranch Clubhouse. Food will be provided by Dolce Pane and Vino.
The Spring Fling Patrons’ Party for “Broadway” and “Tony” level guests will be held May 26 at the Del Mar Country Club, 6001 Clubhouse Drive, Rancho Santa Fe. Theatrical Animal Trainer and author Bill Berloni will be the guest celebrity. Berloni will host a book signing on May 25 at Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Avenue in La Jolla with a portion of proceeds going to HWAC.
Tickets can be purchased online or by phone. For more information visit Helen Woodward Animal Center at 6461 El Apajo Road in Rancho Santa Fe or contact Meghan Trejo at (858) 756-4117, ext. 556 or e-mail