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Merski to present $250,000 check to Erie Zoo Nov. 1

Posted on November 1st, 2022 at 2:00 PM



State Rep. Robert E. Merski



Merski to present $250,000 check to Erie Zoo Nov. 1
Grant will fund work needed to regain accreditation

ERIE, Oct. 31 – State Rep. Bob Merski, D-Erie, will deliver a $250,000 check to the Erie Zoo tomorrow, Nov. 1, representing funding he secured from the Department of Community and Economic Development. The projects funded will include construction of new family/gender neutral restrooms, which is a necessary step toward helping the zoo regain its accreditation from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

The grant will also fund replacing the existing viewing structure with a new one.

What: Check presentation of $250,000 in grant funding to the Erie Zoo.

Where: Erie Zoo, 423 W 38th St.

When: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1.