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Date:
May 6, 2008
For More Information Contact:
Firefighter Dan Ripley 441-8360


LINCOLN FIRE AND RESCUE TO CO-SPONSOR 25TH ANNUAL FUN RUN/WALK ZOO DAY

Residents are invited to participate in the 25th Annual Fun Run/Walk Zoo Day on Saturday, May 10 at the Lincoln Childrenís Zoo, 1222 S. 27th St. Registration is at 9:30 a.m. with the fun run/walk beginning at 10 a.m. in the parking lot near the zoo entrance. Participants will circle the zoo for one mile and finish where the race began.

Following the fun run/walk, participants are invited to join Lincoln Fire and Rescue (LF&R) for Fire Safety Day at the Zoo until 3 p.m. Activities include visits to LF&Rís Fire Safety House, a chance to view a fire engine and ambulance, puppet shows and other fire safety activities demonstrated both inside and outside of the zoo. Participants in the fun run/walk will receive a free train ride around the zoo. Fun run/walk registration does not include zoo admittance.

Sponsors for this family event are State Farm Insurance, Lincoln Fire and Rescue, Lincoln Childrenís Zoo and HyVee. Radio stations 96 KX and 92.9-The Eagle will broadcast live from the zoo.

For more information on this and other Lincoln Fire and Rescue programs, visit the City Web site at lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: fire).


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