San Francisco Zoo II is holding their annual Fur Ball Launch Party on September 11, 2012 at Reed & Greenough (3251 Scott Street  San Francisco, CA 94123) from 6-8 pm.

Zoo II is a social club of young professionals dedicated to expanding conservation, awareness, providing and encouraging financial support of the San Francisco Zoo, while connecting to others in the community and enjoying a variety of social activities. All Zoo II contributions and proceeds from events and parties support the Zoo’s animals, programs, and people.

Members of the Zoo II Committee include current & former Berkeley graduate students- Piper Klemm (Vice President & Fur Ball Co-Chair), John Weinstein (Membership Chair), Deborah Wang (Secretary), & Michael Winter (Treasurer).

The Fur Ball is Zoo II’s signature social event and gala that will be held at the San Francisco Zoo on Friday, October 19, 2012 from 8:30 pm until midnight. The VIP Reception (6:30-8:30 pm) includes a private champagne reception in the lion house, a chance to interact with Animal Rescue Center (ARC) animals, and ride the Dentzel Carousel. General Admission includes an open bar, appetizers, raffle, live auction, and dancing to DJ Kelly in the Great Hall. Tickets: & RSVP on Facebook here.