$65 Memberships for the Month of March!

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Mill Mountain Zoo Members, Last year was our 65th anniversary and in honor of that we offered $65 family memberships to the Zoo. This enabled you to bring your whole family to the Zoo as often as you like for one low price  Well, we wanted to reach out to you and offer the same membership special again this year ! …

Roanoke Valley Gives

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Mill Mountain Zoo Supporters, Roanoke Valley Gives is an initiative of the Foundation for Roanoke Valley. The goal is to raise funding for participating Roanoke Valley nonprofits in a 24 hour period, while bringing attention to the work of each participating organization. All donations to participating organizations are tax deductible and it is an opportunity for people in the community to “give …

Press Release – February 22, 2018

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Bill Baker, Co-Director Robin Lentz, Co-Director Office (540) 343-3241 Press Release – February 22, 2018 COMMUNITY Carilion Children’s Hospital patients can now look forward to visits from some of the Mill Mountain Zoo’s friendliest critters. Every month, our animal ambassadors will participate in educational outreach visits, offering a break for patients and their …

Go Fund Me Update

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Hi All, We wanted to take a few moments and update you on our Go Fund Me campaign that recently ended and how it played out for us. In the end, we raised a total of $8,330, which was above and beyond or target of $5,000. All monies raised were used towards winter needs such as a new chainsaw and accessories, …

Press Release – February 1

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Bill Baker, Co-Director Robin Lentz, Co-Director Office (540) 343-3241 Press Release – February 1, 2018 GRANT The Mill Mountain Zoo is pleased to announce that it recently received a grant award of $30,000.00 from the Ceres Foundation Inc. We are deeply appreciative of this funding and it will be used to help support …

Bald Eagle Exhibit

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We’re making great progress on what will become our Bald Eagle Exhibit, but we could use your help getting it ready for its debut in the spring. We are looking for donations of the following items: • old fishing rods • old fly rods • wood frame nets • fishing creel • minnow buckets • fishing lures • antique signs …

Press Release – January 4

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Bill Baker, Co-Director Robin Lentz, Co-Director Office (540) 343-3241 Press Release – January 4, 2017 GRANT The Mill Mountain Zoo is pleased to announce that it recently received a grant award from the Sam and Marion Golden Helping Hand Foundation. We are deeply appreciative of this funding and it will be used to …

Winter Wild THIS Saturday!

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Winter Wild Saturday, December 16  10am-5pm Warm up with hot cider and cookies for the kids and holiday lager for the adults.  Enjoy the zoo’s holiday splendor, live music and lighting.  Learn about our animals through keeper chats and visit a few up close with our animal encounters.  Families will have the chance to make Christmas wrap and organic bird …

Press Release-December 12

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Bill Baker, Co-Director Robin Lentz, Co-Director Office (540) 343-3241 Press Release – December 12, 2017 GRANT The Mill Mountain Zoo is pleased to announce that it recently received a grant award of $140,000.00 from the Alexander McCausland Charitable Trust managed by Wells Fargo N.A. We are deeply appreciative of this funding and it …