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Lincoln Heights Group Makeover | Cincinnati Zoo Weblog


Aug 12, 2022
Lincoln Heights Group Makeover | Cincinnati Zoo Weblog

Lincoln Heights Group Makeover | Cincinnati Zoo WeblogAt this time was a type of days when it actually hits ya. How impactful our Zoo is. Whereas everybody goes loopy about our new child hippo that got here into this world this morning (and rightfully so – nothing cuter than a child hippo!) – the Zoo’s Horticulture and Amenities groups had been pouring some sweat fairness into our annual partnership with the Reds and P&G and Youngsters’s Hospital by the Pink’s Group Fund.

Final yr, we helped create the Rockdale City Studying Backyard. This yr was Lincoln Heights. 100 bushes, hundreds of perennials (pollinator pleasant after all!), tons of of yards of soil and mulch, tons of of gallons of paint, a dozen kW of photo voltaic (through SonLight Energy!) and a lot extra – was unfold throughout six websites within the village with actually 500 volunteers.

One other residence run by our staff and the superb volunteers! A lot work behind the scenes, actually a yr of planning and prepping.

So at this time, inside the Zoo – we did what we do greatest and that’s inspiring individuals with wildlife on daily basis. And likewise at this time, exterior of the Zoo – we did what we do greatest – and that’s pour our hearts and souls right into a neighborhood that’s in want of affection and assist and we try this by beautification. Each occasions at this time will dwell on for many years, leaving an enduring legacy on our neighborhood. That’s what it’s all about people. Doesn’t get any higher than this.

Thanks to the village of Lincoln Heights for the chance to serve.

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