Minnesota Zoo Young Professional Group, AZUL, Partners with CRAVE Restaurants for Month-Long Partnership
Apple Valley, MINN – August 1, 2013 – The Minnesota Zoo’s young professionals group, AZUL, is excited
to announce a unique month-long partnership with CRAVE Restaurants as part of the CRAVE Cares
program. This partnership kicks off with a special “Show Us Your Stripes Happy Hour” on Thursday,
August 1 at CRAVE’s downtown Minneapolis location starting at 5 p.m.
By dining or enjoying happy hour at any CRAVE restaurant location in Minnesota during the month of
August, guests will be supporting conservation projects for wild tigers through AZUL partner, the Tiger
Conservation Campaign. This opportunity provides animal lovers and foodies, alike, a fun way to
support AZUL's efforts to help highly-endangered tigers in the Russian Far East.
Show Your Stripes Happy Hour
Thursday, August 1, 2013
Downtown CRAVE Rooftop Patio (825 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55402)
5 – 8 p.m.
Wear your striped best and be entered to win prizes!
AZUL has been heavily involved in supporting the Tiger Conservation Campaign and has already
raised over $6,000 to protect of one of the world’s most captivating, majestic, and endangered
creatures – the Amur tiger. “This is a great opportunity to connect more people with this really
important cause,” says AZUL Board Chair, Chris Parish. “CRAVE is definitely one of my go-to happy
hour spots in the Twin Cities, so doing my part to help tigers is going to be pretty easy in August.”
AZUL is a group of like-minded young professionals eager to actively connect through conservation,
education and social events in support of the Minnesota Zoo. To find out more about AZUL please
visit mnzoo.org/AZUL or email AZULinfo@mnzoo.org.
The Tiger Conservation Campaign is coordinated by Minnesota Zoo staff through the Tiger Species
Survival Plan. The Campaign raises awareness about the plight of wild tigers and funding for their
survival. Find out more at www.mnzoo.org/tigercampaign.
The Minnesota Zoo is located in Apple Valley, just minutes south of Mall of America. For
more information, call 952.431.9500 or visit mnzoo.org. The Minnesota Zoo is an
accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and an
institutional member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA).