Early Birds Flocked To The Annual Zoo To Do Fundraiser As The Dallas Zoo Residents Grazed On

Sometimes it pays to be an early bird at an event. And Zoo To Do was such an occasion on Saturday, November 4, at the Dallas Zoo. While the official start time for the expected 700 guests was 6 p.m., some VIP types like Joan and Alan Walne and Diane and Mike Gruber arrived at 5:30. The cheetahs were already striking poses on the hill in their compound like cover … [Read more...]

Dallas Zoo Flamingos Did Head Turns For Zoo To Do Patrons As The Owl Stared On And The Possum Got Paws On With His Meal

Despite North Texas waking up to the first chill of the season on Wednesday, October 25, and the traffic watchers preparing for an afternoon challenge due to a Presidential visit, fundraising didn’t slow down one iota. Over at SMU's Collins Center, Hal Brierley assembled Bob Crandall, Doug Parker and other major types for a reception and panel discussion called "Customer … [Read more...]

While Dallas Zoo Ambassadors Played Second Fiddle, The New “Hip Kids” Highlighted The 2017 Zoo To Do Kick-Off Party

Dallas Zoo VP Guest Experience Sean Greene admitted that the Zoo was busting with babies. New born lioness Bahati had already started making the rounds in the lions’ den; Katie’s long-necked baby giraffe Tsavo was still in the nursery; Tamandua Cora eating everything in sight; and year-old elephant Ajabu was splashing around the Giants of Savanna. Yup, Sean was looking like … [Read more...]

JUST IN: Mary McDermott Cook To Take A Second Bow As Honorary Chair For 2017 Zoo To Do’s “Animal Gathering”

Animal-loving philanthropist Mary McDermott Cook had so much fund fundraising as last year's Zoo To Do's honorary chair that she's signed up for a second year. In fact, quite a few of the 2016 Zoo To Do crew is making a return trip to raise money for the Dallas Zoo including 2017 Co-Chair Barbara Daseke and 2017 Live Auction Co-Chair Hal Brierley.  This year's event … [Read more...]

JUST IN: 2017 Zoo To Do Co-Chairs Barbara And Don Daseke Reveal Fundraiser’s Plans

While the two-legged critters wore shades as the sun set slowly over the Dallas Zoo’s Highland Hippo Hut, the two showstoppers chilled in the Simmons Hippo Outpost lagoon last night. The twosome were Adhama and Boipelo that almost stole the show from the reveal of plans for the 2017 Zoo To Do. But more about that at a later date. In the meantime, here are the deets: … [Read more...]