Wild Wine Safari 2013

THANK YOU!!!  to all our vendors and guests who participated in this year's Wild Wine, Beer and Food Safari!

We hope you had as much fun as we did!

We can't thank our vendors enough for donating their food and time to this event, as well as sending their staff on a Saturday night to come and support Connecticut's only Zoo! We encourage you to visit our fabulous supporters and remember to tell them. "THE ZOO SENT YOU!"

Thank you to our food Vendors:
Addeo's Italian Ice
Carl Anthony's Trattoria
Cucina Di Carla
Chili's Bar & Grill
Dave & Dave's Ice Cream
Dave Grant Catering
Dew Drop Inn
Frankie's Diner
High on the Hog
Luigi's Italian Pastry
Molto Bene
Rita's Ice
Rocco's Pub & Apizza
Tony's Huntington Inn
Trader Joe's
Smoke & Bones
Vazzy's Brick Oven

Wine/Beer Sponsor:
The Wine Emporium of Shelton, CT

Special Zoo Brew:
SBC Restaurant and Brewery

We Gratefully Acknowledge Our Sponsors For Making Our Wild Wine, Beer and Food Safari 2012 A Tremendous Success!

Presenting Sponsor:
People's United Bank

Big Hearted Bear:
Dworken, Hillman, LaMorte & Sterczala
Merrit Insurance

Opulent Otter:
Aquarion Water Company
Bank of America
Bridgeport Fittings, Inc.
NST Systems

Compassionate Condor:
Brody Wilkinson
Bob and Mary Ann Matthews
The Ganim Group, LLC
Pullman & Comley, LLC

Zoo Friend:
Adelman Hirsch & Connors LLP
Catherine Ladnier
HR Consulting Group
Mitchell & Sheahan P.C.

A SPECIAL THANKS goes out to our tireless and devoted Wild Wine, Beer and Food Safari Committee who have worked hard to make this event possible! Additionally, many thanks go to tonight’s Zoo volunteers, Board of Directors and staff working the event – your continued efforts are invaluable!
MORE THANKS for making this night possible…All of our wonderful Auction Donors who without your support the silent auction would not be possible; Eastern Bag who generously donated all the paper goods for the evening; Nestle Waters for their donation of Poland Spring and San Pellegrino; The Navels- for providing music to our Zoo guests; SBC Restaurant & Brewing for creating this year’s “Zoo Brew”; American Pride and Linen for once again donating the linens to the event; and Shannon Calvert of Hire Imagination for his design, talent and creative vision.
…and thank you for coming!

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo has been a beloved part of the community for 91 years, and its animals and exhibits have delighted, educated and enlightened millions of visitors during this time. Proceeds from the Wild Wine, Beer and Food Safari fundraiser will support operation and continued growth of the Zoo, its education programs and conservation initiatives.