St. Pete Superheroes on Parade Unveiling

We kicked off our Superheroes on Parades yesterday with the launch of seven sculptures at the St. Pete Sundial. Check out these Superheroes!

St. Petersburg Superheroes on Parade Unveiling

The dog sculptures sit covered in front of the St. Petersburg Sundial before the unveiling begins.

St. Petersburg Superheroes on Parade Unveiling

An arial view of the Sundial before the event.

St. Petersburg Superheroes on Parade Unveiling

Southeastern Guide Dogs CEO Titus Herman welcomes the audience.

St. Petersburg Superheroes on Parade Unveiling

Marine veteran Michael Jernigan introduces St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman.

St. Petersburg Superheroes on Parade Unveiling

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman reveals the first dog sculpture, “Saint Pete,” sponsored by the city of St. Petersburg and painted by Geff Strik.

St. Petersburg Superheroes on Parade Unveiling

“Saint Pete,” sponsored by the City of St. Petersburg and painted by Geff Strik.

St. Petersburg Superheroes on Parade Unveiling

Sponsor Joseph Saunders and artist Tara Radosevich admire “Justice” as he is unveiled.

St. Petersburg Superheroes on Parade Unveiling

The drape is removed from Duke.

St. Petersburg Superheroes on Parade Unveiling

Duke, puppy in training, sniffs his namesake. “Duke” is sponsored by Dr. David and Kathy Nateman and painted by Carrie Jadus.

St. Petersburg Superheroes on Parade Unveiling

“Roosevelt” is revealed.

St. Petersburg Superheroes on Parade Unveiling

“Roosevelt,” sponsored by Fidelity Investment Services (FIS) and painted by James Eric.

St. Petersburg Superheroes on Parade Unveiling

Revealing “Goldie,” sponsored by GTE Financial and painted by Rob Sardella.

St. Petersburg Superheroes on Parade Unveiling

“swahrey” shows her colors.

St. Petersburg Superheroes on Parade Unveiling

Meet “swahrey,” sponsored by swah-rey dessert bar and painted by Anna Hamilton Fields.

St. Petersburg Superheroes on Parade Unveiling

“Roux” is revealed.

St. Petersburg Superheroes on Parade Unveiling

“Roux,” sponsored by Ruth’s Chris and bedecked by Susan Bauerle.

St. Petersburg Superheroes on Parade Unveiling

Guests admire the Superheroes on Parade up close.

St. Petersburg Superheroes on Parade Unveiling

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.

Posted on March 9, 2017 | Category: Blog