Zoo Gets Donation - KXNet.com - Bismarck/Minot/Williston/Dickinson-KXNEWS,ND

Zoo Gets Donation

Posted: Updated:

Roosevelt Park Zoo got a boost today thanks to some hard work put in by employees of one Minot restaurant.

Staff members of Ruby Tuesdays went to the park district coordinators about a possible grant called the Cultivate Wines Grant.

Candidates from across the country are considered for the grant and winners are determined by a nationwide vote.

Roosevelt Zoo received one of the top number of votes in the nation.

Funds received will go to the outreach program at the zoo in hopes of teaching local schools about animal conservation and what can be done as a community to help animals.

The education coordinator of the zoo says donations are a big part of what keeps the zoo running.

(Jennifer Fry, Education Coordinator, Roosevelt Parks Zoo) "Local community support, whether through grants, direct donations, is a large part of how we are able to open the zoo this summer. We will be opening May 4th and it is because of donations and grants that we are able to bring our zoo back and hopefully even better in the future."

Fry said the Park Department is excited and grateful for the donation.

  • Minot/Williston NewsMore>>

  • Pioneer Village Busy in Fair Week

    Pioneer Village Busy in Fair Week

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-07-26 00:12:38 GMT
    It's been a great State Fair week for Pioneer Village...run by the Ward County Historical Society.
    It's been a great State Fair week for Pioneer Village...run by the Ward County Historical Society.
  • Attendance Up on Thursday

    Attendance Up on Thursday

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-07-26 00:11:40 GMT
    State Fair attendance jumped yesterday--making it the best Thursday attendance in North Dakota State Fair history.
    State Fair attendance jumped yesterday--making it the best Thursday attendance in North Dakota State Fair history.
  • Authorities Investigate Fight

    Authorities Investigate Fight

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-07-26 00:10:05 GMT
    A Tuesday morning fight at the Flickertail Garden on the fairgrounds sent to man to the hospital with facial injuries.
    A Tuesday morning fight at the Flickertail Garden on the fairgrounds sent to man to the hospital with facial injuries.
Quick Clicks
Closings/Delays
View list
Calendar
What's happening?
Lottery Results
Feeling lucky?
Viewer Photos
Submit yours!
Road Report
Current conditions
TV Listings
See what's on
Gas Prices
Check near you
E-Mail Newsletter
Signup now

Most Popular

Stories
Videos
loading...
Powered by WorldNow
General information or questions:
kxinfo@kxnet.com

News:
Bismarck:
Phone: 701-223-9197
News Fax: 701-223-1985

News:
Minot:
Phone: 701-852-2104
News Fax: 701-838-1050
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KXNET. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.