Fundraiser for Tiger Twins @ Beardsley Zoo

​This past November, two tiger twins were born at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. They are rare, endangered Siberian tigers whose species in the wild have just under 500 animals left.

A group of men and women from around Fairfield County have banded together to support the endangered species programs that the Beardsley Zoo is part of and they have organized an Endangered Species Gala that will take place on November 3 at the Patterson Club in Fairfield. The committee is co-chaired by Kathy MacGhee of Shelton and Cathy Fell of Fairfield.​

The guest speaker for this event will be world class explorer, Richard Weiss. He is also an Emmy award winning producer and author of the book, “Born to Explore: How to be a Backyard Adventurer.”

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact Amanda Bolanos, associate development director, at 203-394-6574, or at There are several level of sponsorships that include the $25,000 presenting sponsorship, $10,000 to the Amur Tigers, $5,000 to the Golden Lion Tamarin and $2,500 for the Red Wolf.

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