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Jack Hanna event to benefit Blank Park Zoo
Jack is back!
Jack – of course, being America’s favorite zookeeper, Jack Hanna* – is making his second visit in just over two years to Blank Park Zoo. The Zoo is excited and proud to be a part of this unique dinner event Friday, April 27 in partnership with Nationwide Insurance.
Jack’s visit will include:
- Exotic animal friends,
- Stories of his fun adventures and
- An evening that benefits the animals of Blank Park Zoo!
An interview with Jack**
How many countries have you visited?
Too many to count. I do know that I have been to all seven continents: North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa and Antarctica.
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite food?
Chicken dumplings. No wait – homemade chocolate chip cookies!
Has an animal ever bitten you?
I have been bitten and nipped at more times than I can remember. The two worst bites I’ve had were from a HUGE anaconda and, believe it or not, a beaver!
What is your favorite animal?
I love all kinds of animals! But elephants are probably my favorite to watch in the wild.
Learn more and see Jack in person at a unique dinner event Friday, April 27 – at the Community Choice Credit Union’s Convention Center in Veteran’s Memorial.
General admission for the event is $100/person.
Schedule for the evening’s events:
5:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception (VIP ticket required - sold out)
6 p.m. Doors Open
6:30 p.m. Jack Hanna program
7:15 p.m. Dinner
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets, or call 515-974-2533. (link to /index.cfm?nodeID=26296&audienceID=1)
* Animal expert Jungle Jack Hanna’s hands-on approach has won him widespread acclaim as Director Emeritus of the Columbus Zoo, conservationist, author, television personality, and lifelong adventurer. Recognized around the country as America’s favorite zookeeper, Jack has made countless television appearances since 1983 on shows such as Good Morning America, The Late Show with David Letterman, Larry King Live, The Talk, The Maury Show, Fox News Programs, and CNN News Programs. He is the host of TV’s Jack Hanna’s Animal Adventures, Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild, and Jack Hanna’s Wild Countdown. For more information, visit www.jackhanna.com.
** From the website www.jackhanna.com.