On January 28, 2010, at 1:30 p.m., CCF’s Cheetah Keeper and Research Assistant, Kate Echement, is teaming up with the Suzi Rupp from the Columbus Zoo to present a 1 hour lecture / slide presentation on conservation, education and wild animal husbandry at the Cardinal Mooney High School Gymnasium. In the audience will be the student body, faculty, staff, plus friends and family of the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF). As a result, Mayor Jay Williams has proclaimed today as “Cheetah Day”! Click here to view the proclamation.
Suzi Rapp, Jack Hanna’s personal assistant, two handlers, their ambassador cheetah Ro, with Reese the Anatolian guard dog puppy from the Columbus Zoo will arrive between noon and 12:30 p.m. to set up and be available for press coverage. They will also be available for approximately one (1) hour after the lecture for additional press follow up in a meet & greet type setting.