Annual 22q at the Zoo

Mark your Calendars for the Ninth Annual 22q at the Zoo for
Sunday May 19th, 2019

Organized and developed by The International 22q11.2 Foundation, 22q at the Zoo is an event that gives families, friends and professionals a chance to socialize, network and raise the public profile of chromosome 22q11.2 syndromes.

Volunteers spread awareness by handing out our 22q fact sheets and educating anyone interested enough to stop and ask about 22q. The event kicks off in New Zealand and continues westward ending in the South Pacific having literally circled the globe. Participants are recognizable, wearing the official “22q at the Zoo” red T-shirt and “Ask me about 22q” buttons.

Check out pictures from past events and stay up-to-date on the latest news by checking out our Facebook page!

For ticket information click on your local city or region. If there is no further information regarding ticket sales please contact the designated coordinator for your city or region.

 

22q AT THE ZOO COORDINATOR RESOURCE KIT

✔ History of 22q at the Zoo

Guidelines for Volunteers

✔ To Do List 

Summary Checklist 

✔ Event Planner Letter

✔ 22q at the Zoo 2019 Blank Flyer 

 2018 Zoo Press Release  

✔ Become a 22q Citizen Journalist 

 Zoo Photo Release

Zoo Sign in Sheets  

                

GOAL FOR 2019 BETTER GLOBAL REPRESENTATION

The International Foundation is recruiting starting now. We are looking for better representation from South America, Asia, Russia and the Middle East for this year’s event. Please email info@22q.org for more details.

In the USA the following states are still needed. Maine, Nevada, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Rhode Island, Wyoming, and Hawaii.

If you live in one of these states, please join our cause. We need you.

Participating Zoos

Buenos Aires

Name of Zoo: Zoo Buenos Aires

Coordinator Name: Verona

Email: 22q.argentina@gmail.com

Adelaide

Name of Location: Thorndon Park Preserve

Coordinator Name: Mim, Kristin & Kristina

Email: adsdm5@icloud.com


Brisbane

Name of Zoo: Queens Park

Coordinator Name: Maria

Email: president@22q.org.au 


Sydney

Name of Zoo: Koala Park

Coordinator Name: Maria

Email: president@22q.org.au 


 

 

Mechelen

Name of Zoo: Planckendael Zoo

Coordinator Name: Vecarfa

Email: info@vecarfa.be

Rio De Janeiro

Name of Zoo: 

Coordinator Name:

Email: 

Calgary- TBD 

Name of Zoo: 

Coordinator Name: Hayley

Email: hayleybeveridge@yahoo.com.au


 

Toronto

Name of Zoo: Toronto Zoo

Coordinator Name: Andrea & Rozmin

Email:

andrea.shugar@sickkids.ca

rozmin.visram@sickkids.ca

Date: Sunday May 26, 2019 


Vancouver

Name of Zoo: Greater Vancouver Zoo

Address: 5048- 264th st, Aldergrove, BC

Coordinator Name:  Pooja

Email: poojapanwar@hotmail.com

Date: Sunday, May 26, 2019

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Santiago

Name of Zoo: Buin

Coordinator Names:

Patricia – pjesam@gmail.com

Gabriela – grepetto@udd.cl

 

Vukovar

Name of Zoo: Osijek Zoo

Coordinator Name: Morana

Email: moranagrganic@gmail.com

Name of Zoo:

Coordinator Name:

Email: 

Bogota

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 TBD  Jenifer
 info@22qcolombia.org

Melgar, Tolima

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
  Piscilago Zoo  Jenifer 
 info@22qcolumbia.org

Fredersberg

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 Copenhagen Zoo  Anne  anne@fampoulsen.com

Givskud

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 Givskud Zoo   Rikkie
 rikkeottobroeker@gmail.com

Herts and London

Name of Zoo: Paradise Wild Life Park

Coordinator Name: Tracey 

Email: info@maxappeal.org.uk


Midlands

Name of Zoo: Twycross Zoo

Coordinator Name: Julie

Email: info@maxappeal.org.uk


North Yorkshire

Name of Zoo: Flamingo Land

Coordinator Name: Martin

Email: info@maxappeal.org.uk

 

 

Ahtari

Name of Zoo: Ahtari Zoo

Coordinator Name: Vesa

Email: vesa28@gmail.com


Helsinki

Name of Zoo: Korkeasaari Zoo

Coordinator Name: Sanna

Email:  info@22q11finland.fi

 

Dublin

Name of Zoo: Dublin Zoo

Coordinator Name: Anne

Email: Twenty.two.q@gmail.com


Cork

Name of Zoo: Fota Park

Coordinator Name: Anne

Email: Twenty.two.q@gmail.com

 

Torvaianica

Name of Zoo: ZooMarine

Coordinator Names: 

Maria Silva – Email: segreteria@aidel22.it

Maria – Email: lazio@aidel22.it

 

Tokyo

Name of Zoo: Ueno Zoological Gardens

Coordinator Name: Kiyoto

Email: 22q.research@gmail.com 


Nagano

Name of Zoo: Hidamarinoie Farm

Coordinator Name: Nobuhiko

Email: info@fab-support.org 

Kaunas

Name of Zoo: Lithuanian Zoo

Coordinator Name: Jolanta

Email: j.kacione@gmail.com

Alphen Aan De Rijn

Name of Zoo: Zoo Parc Overloon

Coordinator Name: Hanneke

Email: Hanneke@steun22q11.nl 

For more information visit here

Auckland – TBD

Name of Zoo:

Coordinator Name: 

Email: 

Belfast,Northern Ireland

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 Belfast Zoo   Gillian   Gillian.Cassidy@gmail.com

Warsaw

Name of Zoo: Warsaw Zoo

Coordinator Name: Beata

Email: beata.nowakowska@imid.med

Date: June 9, 2019

Livingston

Name of Zoo: Five Sisters Zoo

Coordinator Name: Louise

Email: info@maxappeal.org.uk

 

Belgrade

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 Belgrade Zoo  Irena & Vesna   22qexyu@gmail.com

 

Barcelona

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
Barcelona Zoo  Maribel  

Association Catalunya 22q

 


Madrid

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 Zoo Madrid   Aldha  info@22q.es

www.22q.es


Johannesburg

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 TBD  Benita  Benita.penfold@mweb.co.za

Port Elizabeth

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 TBD  Ntombie  ntombiemitchell@yahoo.co.uk

 

Seoul

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 TBD

Ockero

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 TBD  Rose Marie L, Foreningen 22q11  r-marie@telia.com

Kaoshiung

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 TBD

Taipei

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 Taipei Zoo  Slyvia  prodiction@msn.com

Phucket

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 TBD  Sarinna  sarinna.aruncharoen@gmail.com

Montgomery, AL 

Name of Zoo: Montgomery Zoo 

Coordinator Names:

Stacy – Email: jsnkotila@gmail.com

Julie – Email: jgbaskin1@gmail.com

Date: June 1, 2019


Tuscaloosa, AL

Name of Zoo: Tuscaloosa Barnyard

Coordinator Name: Heather

Email:  brendansmommy2013@gmail.com


Little Rock, AR – TBD

Name of Zoo:

Coordinator Name:

Email: 


Phoenix, AZ

Name of Zoo: Phoenix Zoo

Coordinator Name: Kelly

Email: kelly@cfbcalc.com


Irvine, CA

Name of Zoo: Orange County Zoo

Coordinator Name: Nancy

Email:info@22qties.org

For more information visit here


Santa Ana, CA

Name of Zoo: Santa Ana Zoo

Coordinator Name:

Pedro & Michelle

Email: 

PASanchez@chla.usc.edu

michellepadilla40@yahoo.com


Oakland, CA

Name of Zoo: Oakland Zoo

Coordinator Name: Amy

Email: amy_griffiths50@hotmail.com


Los Angeles, CA – TBD

Name of Zoo:

Coordinator Name:

Email: 


Redding, CA

Name of Zoo: Turtle Bay Museum

Coordinator Name: Carolyn

Email: Carolyn.kuks@sbcglobal.net


Sacramento, CA

Name of Zoo: Sacramento Zoo

Coordinator Name: Danielle & Veena

Email: hs-22q@ucdavis.edu


San Diego, CA

Name of Zoo: San Diego Zoo

Coordinator Name: Livia

Email: info@socal22q.org


Santa Barbara, CA

Name of Zoo: Santa Barbara Zoo

Coordinator Name: Heidi

Email: heidilethcoe@yahoo.com


Colorado Springs, CO

Name of Zoo: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Coordinator Name: Mindy

Email: Melinda.Taylor216@gmail.com 


Denver, CO 

Name of Zoo: Denver Zoo

Coordinator Name: Mindy

Email: Melinda.Taylor216@gmail.com


Pueblo, CO

Name of Zoo: Pueblo Zoo

Coordinator Name: Kimberly

Email: tellwharton4@comcast.net


Bridgeport, CT

Name of Zoo: Beardsley Zoo

Coordinator Name: Paula

Email: uccellop@aetna.com


Wilmington, DE

Name of Zoo: Brandywine Zoo

Coordinator Name: Angela

Email: angelamcap@comcast.net


Tampa, FL 

Name of Zoo: Lowry Park Zoo

Coordinator Names:

Tara – tarralou@outlook.com

Maria – Prdiva11@yahoo.com

Cecilia – elegant3events@gmail.com


Palm Beach Area, FL

Name of Zoo: Sugar Sand Park, Boca Raton

Coordinator Name: Nicole

Email: Nicolemark@bellsouth.net


Naples, FL

Name of Zoo: Naples Zoo

Coordinator Name: Diane

Email: 87hoya87@gmail.com


Atlanta, GA

Name of Zoo: Atlanta Zoo

Coordinator Name: Karlene

Email: kcole05@emory.edu

Please email Karlene for any questions.


Oahu, HI -TBD

Name of Zoo: 

Coordinator Name: 

Email: 


Boise, Idaho

Name of Zoo: Zoo Boise

Coordinator Name: Cherelle

Email: Potter2010@icloud.com


Des Moines, IA

 Name of    Zoo  Coordinator    Name  Email
 Blank Park  Zoo  Darci

Nick

 darci_e@hotmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/groups/Iowa22q/

 


Chicago, IL

Name of Zoo: Brookfield Zoo

Coordinator Name: Kapil

Email: Kkumar83@gmail.com


South Bend, IN

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 Potawatomi Zoo  Jennifer  jenamberlee@gmail.com

 


Fort Wayne, IN

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 Fort Wayne Zoo  Rebecca  rebecca.nelson@parkview.com

 


Evansville, IN

Name of Zoo: 

Coordinator Name: 

Email: 


Wichita, KS – TBD

Name of Zoo: 

Coordinator Name: 

Email: 


 Louisville, KY

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 Louisville Zoo  Patricia  plc1908@gmail.com

 


Folsom, LA (New Orleans)

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 Global Wildlife Center  Ashley  22q11la@gmail.com

 


Sterling, MA

Name of Zoo: Davis Farmland

Coordinator Name: Janice

Email: janice1553@hotmail.com


 

Ann Arbor, MI

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 Dominos Farms

 


Detroit, MI

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 Detroit Zoo  Darlene  darlenewerner013@gmail.com

 


Grand Rapids, MI – TBD

Name of Zoo:

Coordinator Name:

Email:


Wallace, MI – TBD

Name of Zoo:

Coordinator Name: 

Email: 


Apple Valley, MN

Name of Zoo: Minnesota Zoo 

Coordinator Name: 

Amy – akebriaei@gmail.com

Anna – 22qconnectionsmn@gmail.com


Minneapolis, MN – TBD

Name of Zoo:

Coordinator Name:

Email: 


Kansas City, MO

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 Kansas City Zoo    Heather  heather@amp22q.org

 


St. Louis, MO

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 St. Louis Zoo  Laura
Deb
 laurabohon@yahoo.com
daylaw1@aol.com

 


Jackson, MS

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
  Jackson Zoo  Sarah

Becky

 msla9876@gmail.com

remorgan@umc.edu


Tupelo, MS – TBD

Name of Zoo:

Coordinator Name:

Email:


Billings, MT – TBD

Name of Zoo: 

Coordinator Name:

Email: 


Asheboro, NC

Name of Zoo: Asheboro Zoo

Coordinator Name: Bobbi

Email: bjudge8282@gmail.com


Omaha, NE

Name of Zoo: Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo

Coordinator Name: Jane

Email: jvschuster77@gmail.com


Paramus, NJ

Name of Zoo: Van Saun County Park and Zoo

Coordinator Name: Lori

Email: lorilou429@optonline.com


West Orange, NJ

Name of Zoo: Turtle Back Zoo

Coordinator Name:

Ashley Marchese-Fiallos – marchesa@sjhmc.org

Pamela – NJ22qzoo@gmail.com


Las Vegas, NV

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
Wilbur and Theresa Faiss Park  Breanna  bferolla22q@gmail.com

Niagara Falls, NY

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 Aquarium of Niagara  Nadine  vcfsbuffalo@yahoo.com

 


New York , NY

Name of Zoo: Bronx Zoo

Coordinator Name: Kaitlyn Brown

Email: kaibrown@montefiore.org


Staten Island, NY – TBD

Name of Zoo: 

Coordinator Name: 

Email: 


Syracuse, NY

Name of Zoo: Rosamond Gifford Zoo

Coordinator Name: Maureen

Email: 22qdeletioncny@gmail.com


Cincinnati, OH

Name of Zoo: Cincinnati Zoo

Coordinator Name: Bettsy Leech

Email: Bettsy.Leech@cchmc.org 


Cleveland, OH

Name of Zoo:  Cleveland Zoo

Coordinator Name: Cindy

Email: cindysemler@outlook.com


Columbus, OH

Name of Zoo: Columbus Zoo & Aquarium

Coordinator Name: Seryna

Email: Seryna.Smith@nationwidechildrens.org


Oklahoma City, OK

 Name of Zoo  Coordinator Name  Email
 Oklahoma City Zoo   Kerri   litslow@cox.net

 


Tulsa, OK

Name of Zoo: Tulsa Zoo

Coordinator Name: Bavette

Email: bavette.miller@okstste.edu


Portland, OR

Name of Zoo: Oregon Zoo

Coordinator Name: Amy

Email: perkigirl78@gmail.com


 

Halifax PA

Name of Zoo: Lake Tobias

Coordinator Name: Emily

Email: epalen@geisinger.edu


Philadelphia, PA

Name of Zoo: Philadelphia Zoo

Coordinator Name: Carol

Email: info@22q.org

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Pittsburgh, PA – TBD

Name of Zoo: 

Coordinator Name: 

Email: 


Schneckesville, PA

Name of Zoo: Lehigh Valley Zoo

Coordinator Name: Christina

Email: 22qmomatthezoo@gmail.com


Greenville, SC

Name of Zoo: Greenville Zoo

Coordinator Names: Jody

Email:  jodydjones@gmail.com


Columbia, SC

Name of Zoo: Riverbanks Zoo

Coordinator Name: John

Email: Stuppy206@yahoo.com


Sioux Falls, SD

Name of Zoo: Great Plains Zoo

Coordinator Name: Megan

Email: megan.bell@sanfordhealth.org


Chattanooga, TN 

Name of Zoo: Chattanooga Zoo

Coordinator Name: Marissa

Email: Chattanooga22q@yahoo.com


Knoxville, TN

Name of Zoo: Knoxville Zoo

Coordinator Name: Bridget

Email: goadbridget@yahoo.com


Nashville, TN

Name of Zoo: Nashville Zoo @ Grassmere

Coordinator Name: Abbey

Email: abbey.white@gmail.com


Abilene, TX

Name of Zoo: Abilene Zoological Gardens

Coordinator Names:

Helen – Wil854@aol.com

Sarah – sarahjkrn@yahoo.com

22qTexas@gmail.com


Austin, TX

Name of Zoo: Austin Science & Nature Center in Zilker Park

Coordinator Names:

Deborah  –  dtrejo@kempsmith.com

Emily –emilylewispinnell@gmail.com 

22qTexas@gmail.com

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 1:00PM – 3:00PM


Dallas/ Fort Worth Metroplex, TX

Name of Zoo: Dallas Zoo

Coordinator Names:

Heather – heather22q@gmail.com

Suzi – suzi22q@gmail.com

22qTexas@gmail.com


Houston, TX

Name of Zoo: Old MacDonald’s Farm (Humble,TX)

Coordinator Names:

Allison – adbritt@utmb.edu

Roxy – jrpena2123@yahoo.com

22qTexas@gmail.com


Rio Grand Valley, TX

Name of Zoo: Gladys Porter Zoo (Brownsville, TX)

Coordinator Name: Roxann

Email: moxygirl57@gmail.com

22qtexas@gmail.com


San Antonio, TX

Name of Zoo: San Antonio Zoo

Coordinator Names:

Kimberly – sama.kimberly@gmail.com

Karen: lkvaros@yahoo.com

Susan: lexi.brady@icloud.com

22qTexas@gmail.com


Salt Lake City, UT -TBD

Name of Zoo: 

Coordinator Name: 

Email: 


Norfolk, VA

Name of Zoo: Norfolk Zoo

Coordinator Name: Amanda

Email: us3beaz@gmail.com


Richmond, VA

Name of Zoo: Metro Richmond Zoo

Coordinator Name: Laura

Email: braunsteinle@vcu.edu

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019 

Please see attached flyer


Washington, DC

Name of Zoo: DC National Zoo

Coordinator Name: Dana

Email: huxd123@gmail.com


Seattle, WA

Name of Zoo: Woodland Park Zoo

Coordinator Name: Tiffany

Email: Tiffany.Sandy@seattlechildrens.org 


Milwaukee, WI

Name of Zoo: Milwaukee County Zoo

Coordinator Name: Jennifer

Email: jennyblahnik@hotmail.com


 

 

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