Sea World Penguins to Accept Donation for LR Zoo
November 12, 2010
(November 12, 2010) – Two live penguins from Sea World San Antonio will help
Zoo Director Mike Blakely accept a check in the amount of $1,300 from students
at Crestwood Elementary School in North Little Rock at 9 a.m. on Monday,
Crestwood Elementary School
recently participated in a “Pennies for Penguins” program where students were
allowed to bring money from home to contribute toward the Zoo’s new
exhibit. Classrooms also taught students
about penguins and about the importance of charitable giving.
The $1,300 amount
is the largest amount the Arkansas Zoological Foundation has ever received from
a “Pennies for Penguins” school campaign.
will start at 9 a.m. sharp in the Cafeteria at Crestwood
Elementary School in North Little Rock located at 1901 Crestwood Road.
The Little Rock
Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Look
for the AZA logo whenever you visit a zoo or aquarium as your assurance that
you are supporting a facility dedicated to providing excellent care for
animals, a great experience for you and a better future for all living
things. With its more than 200 accredited members, AZA is a leader in
global wildlife conservation and your link to helping animals in their native
habitats. For more information, visit www.aza.org.