The Capital Area Humane Society will honor local animal heroes and support homeless and abused animals in the community on Thursday, Nov. 7.

The Capital Area Humane Society will honor local animal heroes and support homeless and abused animals in the community on Thursday, Nov. 7.

The event will celebrate the support provided to the central Ohio animal welfare community by Trish and Mike Elkind, owners of PetPeople Enterprises, LLC.

The Elkinds, of Upper Arlington, opened PetPeople in 2000, purchasing three stores in Columbus.

The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Capital Area Humane Society, 3015 Scioto-Darby Executive Court in Hilliard. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Tickets may be purchased for $35 online at cahs-pets.org or by phone at 614-777-7387, ext. 247.