ARNOLD’S WILDLIFE REHABILITATION CENTER
PRESS RELEASE-FOR IMMEDIATE
CHEVY SUBURBAN DONATED TO
December 31, 2008,
OKEECHOBEE, Fla. –
An Arnold’s Wildlife
Rehabilitation Center donor, who prefers to be known only as “Chuck,” delivered
an immaculate 1995 Chevrolet Suburban to the center the Sunday before Christmas.
been contributing to
Wildlife for a couple of years in memory of his wife Linda, who loved animals.
“One of her favorite sayings was “blessed be the animals,’” he said. “She would
be so pleased to know we are helping the wildlife center.”
Arnold, who owns the center, had no idea all of Arnold’s volunteers met up with
Chuck and the truck at the end of her road at noon that day. The Suburban was
decorated with a big red bow on the grille and another big red and white bow on
the dashboard. The volunteers drove into the center, with Chuck and the truck at
the rear of the caravan.
Suburban was front and center as Arnold came out of the animal hospital, greeted
by a hearty chorus of “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” sung by Chuck and Arnold’s
volunteers, and Joey’s Pizza showed up right on time to deliver six extra large
pizzas for the event.
Chuck was going to donate the truck to the center,” Arnold said. “But I hadn’t a
clue when, and I certainly didn’t expect such a celebration with our volunteers.
This was just wonderful.”
husband, Clarence, said: “I’m proud for her. That old truck she’s been using all
these years has had the engine replaced and just about everything else.”
Suburban will be used to transport animals to and from veterinary appointments,
as well as educational programs at schools, parks and other centers.
and Linda’s – past contributions to the wildlife center include an anesthesia
machine and a generator for the animal hospital.
Wildlife Rehabilitation Center is a 501 (C) (3) non-profit, educational-based
wildlife care facility that operates solely on donations. The Center is
dedicated to bringing people and wildlife together to develop community
awareness of the value of Florida wildlife.
ultimate goal is to rescue, rehabilitate and return recovered animals to their
natural habitat. Animals unable to return to the wild are provided a permanent
home at the Center.
Arnold, Arnold’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Center – 863.763.4630 or
McCann-Goode, MC2 Publishing LLC – 863.467.7866 or email@example.com