Friday, June 26, 2009
For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Jennifer Feurer
firstname.lastname@example.org (414) 431-6123
MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
It’s a Wild Baby Shower and You’re Invited!
FOR: Baby wild animals – cottontails, raccoons, gray squirrels, opossums, mallard ducklings and other types of baby birds – being cared for at the Wisconsin Humane Society’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.
WHEN: Friday, June 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 27 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Wisconsin Humane Society Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
4500 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53208
NOTES: Like the rest of the Wisconsin Humane Society, the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center is funded entirely through donations. Last year, the Center treated nearly 5,500 wild animals, 60% of them were orphaned babies.
Wildlife supplies: Fresh or frozen raspberries, blueberries, strawberries,
blackberries; frozen veggies; dry puppy chow; Purina kitten chow; Squirrel
Mix (dry corn, sunflower seeds and peanuts); rolled oats, unsalted nuts in the
shell; Pedialyte; Ricelyte; veggie and meat baby foods (e.g. strained sweet
potatoes, chicken, beef, etc.); 100mg vitamin B-1 tablets.
Gift cards: They never spoil or expire! With gift cards, we can purchase food and wildlife supplies throughout the busy season at Outpost Natural Foods, Pick & Save, Wild Birds Unlimited, Waldschmidt’s Feed in Menomonee Falls, Home Depot, Walgreens and Menards.
Cash donations: Monetary donations will be used for specialized wildlife baby formulas.
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To speak with Scott Diehl, WHS Wildlife Manager, and film baby animals in the wildlife
department on Friday, June 26 between Noon and 5:00 p.m., call Jennifer Feurer at 414-431-6123 to schedule an interview.