We kicked off our Superheroes on Parades yesterday with the launch of seven sculptures at the St. Pete Sundial. Check out these Superheroes!
The dog sculptures sit covered in front of the St. Petersburg Sundial before the unveiling begins.
An arial view of the Sundial before the event.
Southeastern Guide Dogs CEO Titus Herman welcomes the audience.
Marine veteran Michael Jernigan introduces St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman.
St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman reveals the first dog sculpture, “Saint Pete,” sponsored by the city of St. Petersburg and painted by Geff Strik.
“Saint Pete,” sponsored by the City of St. Petersburg and painted by Geff Strik.
Sponsor Joseph Saunders and artist Tara Radosevich admire “Justice” as he is unveiled.
The drape is removed from Duke.
Duke, puppy in training, sniffs his namesake. “Duke” is sponsored by Dr. David and Kathy Nateman and painted by Carrie Jadus.
“Roosevelt” is revealed.
“Roosevelt,” sponsored by Fidelity Investment Services (FIS) and painted by James Eric.
Revealing “Goldie,” sponsored by GTE Financial and painted by Rob Sardella.
“swahrey” shows her colors.
Meet “swahrey,” sponsored by swah-rey dessert bar and painted by Anna Hamilton Fields.
“Roux” is revealed.
“Roux,” sponsored by Ruth’s Chris and bedecked by Susan Bauerle.
Guests admire the Superheroes on Parade up close.
The Superheroes on Parade dog sculptures stand proudly in front of the St. Petersburg Sundial after the unveiling.
To sponsor a superhero dog sculpture or host a sculpture at your business location, contact Fran Marinaro at Frances.Marinaro@guidedogs.org.