Discover SW Kansas Class of 2013 Beef Empire Days   BED – Event Coverage 2013 Bridal Show Honor Flight Progress Report 2012 SW Kansas Pro-Am Youth In Excellence View Special Section PDFs
All Classifieds Jobs Real Estate Garage Sales
Southwest Life and Events United Way Fundraising Weather
Local and National Top 10 of 2011 Preps Live E-Edition
Local and National Top 10 of 2011 Business News E-Edition
Recent Videos Recent Photos Recent Podcasts Podcasts-Talk of the Town


  Add Your Comment | Read (0) Comments

Palmer: Pepsi Grant Could Be An Asset to Zoo, Others

Published 10/13/2010 in Podcasts

Listen to the Audio

By The Telegram

In this edition of Talk of the Town, The Telegram's Diane Elliott talks with Mary Palmer, executive director of the Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo about the Cat Canyon project and ongoing fundraising efforts. Cat Canyon will provide a new home to the zoo's big cats, and already the FOLRZ has raised more than $660,000, with about $250,000 left to go.

That's where a new grant opportunity comes in. It is the Pepsi Refresh Everything project, which would provide the funding for the rest of the project, and all it takes is votes. Lots of votes. To win the $250,000, the project has to have enough votes to push it to the top two spots in the contest. Now it sits at No. 32.

So how do you vote? You can go to the Pepsi Refresh Cat Canyon page, vote using Facebook, or you can text 103330 to 73774. Voting continues until Oct. 31.

Learn more about the project:

FOLRZ Facebook page

FOLRZ website

Lee Richardson Zoo website
Add your Comment About This Story

Commenting Rules

The Garden City Telegram reserves the right to delete any comment it deems inappropriate. We encourage visitor comments and ask that you be brief and add something relevant to the conversation. All comments are reviewed (usually within 24 hours or less) before appearing on this website.

Read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use for full details of our policies.

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts.


captcha 5fbbfac7abe84406be8c0a80c6c60d75

Found 0 comment(s)!