08/08/2015 11:46 AM -
Read below to see what’s happening in Rhino Country throughout the month of August!
August 14: Winos for Rhinos
August 22: 3rd Annual Vern Johndro Memorial Rhino Run
August 28: Hockey Appreciation Night with the El Paso Chihuahuas
The El Paso Rhinos Help Sponsor Winos for Rhinos Conservation Fundraiser
The American Association of Zoo Keepers, El Paso Del Norte Chapter is proud to announce the El Paso Rhinos sponsorship of Winos for Rhinos, a rhino conservation fundraiser. The El Paso Rhinos are generously donating funds and several items for the Silent Auction.
Rhinos have lived on Earth for over 50 million years, but may not survive the next 50. Rhinos are poached for their horns and it is being conducted by sophisticated international criminal syndicates that smuggle horns into Asia. The El Paso Del Norte AAZK Chapter’s event, Winos for Rhinos, will be held at Sunland Park Winery (1769 Victory Lane, Sunland Park, NM) on August 14, 2015 from 7-10 pm.
To participate and keep Rhinos on Earth, purchase your tickets today!
o $50 for the Wine Tasting includes a souvenir glass, 5 wine tastings, and appetizer plate.
§ Additional wine glasses available for purchase.
o $35 for Designated Drivers includes a souvenir glass, a keychain made from animal enrichment, appetizer plate, unlimited soda & water.
There will be a silent auction at Winos for Rhinos, with items donated by the El Paso Rhinos!
For registration and more information, please go to the El Paso Del Norte AAZK Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/elpasodelnorteaazk or email us at: email@example.com.
In 1990, AAZK started Bowling for Rhinos to protect rhinos in the wild. Since then, Bowling for Rhinos has expanded into many different events, such as Winos for Rhinos, and has raised over $5.4 million. 100% of the proceeds from Bowling for Rhinos events go towards three different rhino sanctuaries in Indonesia, Sumatra, and Kenya. If you would like to learn more about the national rhino fundraising event or AAZK please visit aazk.org/committee/bowling-for-rhinos/ .
AAZK is a nonprofit (U.S. 501c3) volunteer organization made up of professional zoo keepers and other interested persons dedicated to professional animal care and conservation.
3rd Annual Vern Johndro Memorial Rhino Run