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There is always a lot happening at the Zoological Society of Milwaukee! We host fundraising events that help to raise critical dollars while leaving guests with lasting memories, we offer unique gift ideas like animal sponsorships, and we work to continuously have a positive impact on hundreds of thousands of children each year through our education department. Because of our involvement in the community, we often have the opportunity to work with many media outlets who cover our work to inform the community. Check out what’s been going on recently:

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What’s Happening Right Now

FOX6

The Zoological Society is excited to talk to FOX6 about holiday gift ideas. Zoo Passes, Animal Sponsorships and ornaments help out a good cause.

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CBS 58 News

Hundreds of local youth groups are invited to decorate trees at the Zoo, thanks to the Zoological Society’s Fantastic Forest.

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Milwaukee Business Journal

Zoological Society President and CEO, Jodi Gibson, is honored as one of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Women of Influence.

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CBS 58 News

The Zoological Society of Milwaukee receives attention for its unique Snooze FOR the Zoo event.

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Milwaukee’s Philanthropic Community

The Zoological Society of Milwaukee is a featured guest in a weekly radio show and podcast to discuss its mission and how it is helping the Zoo continue to be a key part of the community.

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Racine Journal Times

This article covers a unique winter event at the Zoological Society. People could bid on auction items while also getting access to family-friendly entertainment.

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Local Holiday Gift Ideas

Whether your holiday gifts are delayed, you’re hoping to shop local or you want your gift to be enjoyed for longer than a day, consider a gift through the Zoological [...]

December 1, 2021|In The News|

Fantastic Forest

More than 50 local youth groups are answering the call of the wild! They have been working hard to create animal-themed ornaments that will transform trees into a winter safari. [...]

December 1, 2021|In The News|

Catch Up on Past Updates

Did you miss a big announcement? The Zoological Society of Milwaukee works throughout the year to conserve wildlife and endangered species, educate people about the importance of wildlife and the environment and support the Milwaukee County Zoo. Check out some of the past stories and announcements from the Zoological Society.

Milwaukee Business Journal

Photographer Kenny Yoo showcases the highlights of the Zoological Society’s largest fundraiser of the year, Zoo Ball.

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FOX6 News

Reporter Brian Kramp comes to the Zoo to see how the Zoological Society has transformed its classes and Kohl’s Wild Theater performances into virtual opportunities.

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CBS 58 News

CBS 58 took a Ride on the Wild side inside the Zoo. This is the one time of year guests can ride their bike inside the Zoo and this story got people interested and excited about this unique event.

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FOX 6 news

Kids are invited to participate in the Zoological Society’s Green Art Contest. Real Milwaukee hosts try and put together an art piece while learning about recycled items.

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Milwaukee Business Journal

Enjoy the glitz and glamour of the Zoological Society’s black-tie gala, Zoo Ball. The Milwaukee Business Journal captured the event and features pictures throughout the night.

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Our Issues Milwaukee

The Milwaukee County Zoo and the Zoological Society of Milwaukee talk about their partnership and the latest news for both organizations.

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Media Requests

For all media inquiries and photo and interview requests, please contact Katie Krecklow, communications and public relations manager, via email at katherinek@zoosociety.org or call 414-258-2333.

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