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Zoobilee Exceeds Expectations

September 1, 2013

The 23rd Annual Zoobilee was held at PDZA on July 19. Zoobilee: Jewels of the Arctic was a smashing

success and over $350,000 was raised on behalf of PDZA –a $20,000 increase over last year’s totals.

Zoobilee's "fund-an-item" focused on new digital radiography equipment for PDZA's Animal Health Care Center and raised more than 150% of goal – totaling $55,000. The equipment has been ordered and the veterinary staff is eagerly awaiting its arrival on site at PDZA.

Zoobilee was a success due to the generosity of sponsors and donors, as well as the hard work and dedication of the Zoo Society Board of Directors, the Zoobilee Committee, PDZA staff, and over 120 amazing volunteers! A special thank you goes to Zoobilee Chair, Dianne K. Conway, a long time Zoo Society Board member.

Please check out the Zoobilee Facebook page ( for a link to event photos. And, save the date for next year – Zoobilee will be held on July 18, 2014!

Zoobilee Logo 2013