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Sip & Safari: Chehaw Gears Up for the 4th Annual Fundraiser

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Albany, Ga. - Chehaw will hold its 4th annual “Sip & Safari” event, a fundraiser to benefit Chehaw’s Wild Animal Park, sponsored by The Veranda, Heritage Bank, Country Financial, and Watson Spence this Saturday evening. The event will take place within Chehaw’s safari expedition exhibit, on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 from 5 p.m. till 10 p.m., with cocktails, an up-close view of the animals in the African Veldt, dinner and dancing.

Chehaw is excited about this year’s Sip & Safari event and the unique experience guests and patrons of this special event will have within the safari expedition exhibit.  Tickets are $135 per person and include dinner and drinks.  Papa Sol will be performing and the live auction will feature a four night trip to Hawaii staying at the Mauna Lani Resort.  So grab your safari attire and join Chehaw this Saturday night!  To purchase tickets call 229-430-5295.

Featuring one of only two zoos in Georgia accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), Chehaw also includes a BMX bicycle race track, 18-hole disc golf course, Wild Trail for walkers and runners and one of the largest playgrounds in the state. Chehaw hosts special events throughout the year, like the Native American Cultural Festival in the spring, Swamp Stomp Summer Camps in the summer and Festival of Lights during the holidays. For more information, visit www.Chehaw.org or become a Facebook fan at www.facebook.com/chehaw.

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