‘Tipsy Tortoise’ Night Supports CROW

provided to The Santiva Chronicle

Join the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife at the Tipsy Turtle Restaurant and Back Bar from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21 for a family friendly night of amazing food in support of native and migratory wildlife.

The night, themed as “Tipsy Tortoise” night, will feature CROW’s Animal Ambassador Biscuit, the Gopher Tortoise. Biscuit will be out to meet and greet with patrons while CROW’s education staff shares fun facts and information about gopher tortoises and why keystone species are important. While diners learn more about wildlife rehabilitation and native wildlife, Tipsy Turtle is also donating a very generous 50 percent of food and beverages purchased that evening to help wildlife recovering in CROW’s hospital.

The “wild” nights at Tipsy Turtle,1223 Periwinkle Way, will now take place the first and third Tuesday of each month. A different Animal Ambassador will be in attendance for each event. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, CROW relies on donations from the community, funds raised through events, admission to its Visitor Education Center and foundational grants to treat thousands of animals admitted to its hospital each year.

Want to learn more about CROW? Check out its Visitor Education Center, 3883 Sanibel Captiva Rd. The Center is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. More information can be found at www.CROWClinic.org.

About Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW)
Established in 1968, the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) is a teaching hospital saving the sick, injured and orphaned native and migratory wildlife of Southwest Florida and beyond.  Through state-of-the-art veterinary care, public education programs and an engaging visitor center, CROW works to improve the health of the environment, humans and our animals through wildlife medicine. For more information, or to plan your visit, go to www.crowclinic.org. If you find an animal that is in need of help, call (239) 472-3644 ext. #222.

Leave a Comment

We are interested in articulate, well-informed remarks that are relevant to the article. We welcome your advice, your criticism and your unique insights into the issues of the day. To be approved for publication, your comments should be civil and avoid name-calling. It may take up to 24 hours for your comment to appear, if it is approved.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.