Contact: Laura Stegman, (310) 470-6321 / (310) 991-2835
THE GREATER LOS ANGELES ZOO ASSOCIATION
Saturday, September 8, 2012, 5:30 p.m.
The Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (GLAZA) presents "TWILIGHT IN THE ZOO," a once-a-year after-hours evening for GLAZA members at the Contributing Associate level and above ($250 per family) on Saturday, September 8, 2012, 5:30 to 7:30 pm, at the Los Angeles Zoo. The evening includes an opportunity to learn about many of the Zoo's animals on a docent-led walking tour, complimentary hors d'oeuvres, and crafts for adults and youngsters.
GLAZA's Contributing Associate-level membership, which is $250 per family, features a variety of benefits including unlimited free admission for up to three adults and the family's own children and/or grandchildren ages 2 to 17, additional guest passes, Safari Shuttle and Choo Choo Train passes, concierge for VIP requests, exclusive early access to events, 10% discount in shops, restaurants and for lectures and educational programs, free or discounted admission to more than 170 zoos and aquariums around the country, a variety of members-only events and much more.
Membership in the private, non-profit Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association supports the Los Angeles Zoo. For nearly five decades, GLAZA, founded in 1963, has funded exhibits, plant and animal species conservation, capital projects, and education and community outreach programs at the Los Angeles Zoo, an international leader in the preservation of endangered species and a conservation center for the care and study of wildlife. GLAZA also builds and invests endowment funds and operates five essential departments on behalf of the Zoo, including development, publications, membership, volunteers and oversight of the Zoo's food/retail concessions. There are currently 73,000 GLAZA member households representing more than 300,000 adults and children, the largest membership base of a cultural organization in Los Angeles, and a volunteer corps of over 700.
To receive an invitation to "TWILIGHT AT THE ZOO" by joining GLAZA or upgrading an existing GLAZA membership to the Contributing Associate level, please call (323) 644-4751.
The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens is located in Griffith Park at the junction of the Ventura (134) and Golden State (5) freeways.
For general information, call (323) 644-4200.