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RendeZoo XXV (Friday, June 13, 2014) is celebrating both the 25th anniversary of this long running Zoo fundraising event and the opening of the Crawford Tigers of the Realm Exhibit.  Coming off of an over-the-top year (2013) for the Zoo -- 470,000 visitors, 700,000 people being reached with wildlife conservation messages and our much anticipated tiger exhibit underway, what better theme than The Great Catsby.  We invite you to travel back in time to an era when dapper gentleman wore fedoras and beautiful women adorned themselves with strands of pearls.
The Best Party in Town just gets better every year with your participation.  This event helps us continue to WOW our visitors by providing financial resources for exciting exhibits, tremendous animal care, quality educational programs, and experiences that make memories for everyone. Decide right now how to get involved with RendeZoo XXV – The Great Catsby.  You can either select an underwriting package that comes with a pre-party and tour of the tiger exhibit, purchase a corporate ticket package, buy general admission tickets, place an ad in the event program, or if you can’t attend please consider making a donation. 

The Great Catsby Underwriters’ Pre-party:
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM (BISSELL Tree House and Crawford Tigers of the Realm Exhibit)

  • Dedicated underwriter check-in
  • Champagne welcome toast at lower funicular depot – CHEERS!
  • Funicular ride to the Idema Forest Realm
  • Behind-the-scene tour of the newly opened tiger exhibit (6:30 pm – 7:00 pm)
  • Live entertainment
  • Food and drinks

The Great Catsby Party:
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

  • Crawford Tigers of the Realm Exhibit
  • Animal training demonstrations and keeper talks
  • Strolling supper
  • Live dance band
  • Sweet treats and coffee
  • Silent auction
  • Cash bar

It’s a Party in the Zoo – rain or shine!
For sponsorships, tickets or other information please contact Fran Miller 336-3036 or fmiller@jbzoo.org

More details here...
Underwriting sign -up form

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