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Facebook Users - Your Vote is Needed for Charity

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Sassafras, May 19, 2011.

  1. Sassafras

    Sassafras Well-Known Member

    Chase Community Giving on Facebook donates money to charity and in the preliminary round both the Norfolk Botanical Gardens and Wildlife Center of Virginia finished in the top 25 of voting and each organization received $25,000 USD.

    The top 100 charities are now in a new contest where a total of $2.5 million dollars will be awarded. Voting will run from May 19 thru May 26th.

    Your votes are needed!

    Step 1 – go to Chase Community Givingand click on “like”
    Step 2 – vote for your favorite charity

    Please consider voting for Norfolk Botanical Garden Society and Wildlife Center of Virginia so they can continue their great work.

    A number of us have been following the Norfolk Eagle cam at The Norfolk Botanical Gardens. Mom eagle was struck and killed by an airplane landing at the Norfolk Airport on April 26th . It was determined that Dad could not care for all three eaglets in the nest and on April 27th, the “kids” were removed from the nest and taken to the Wildlife Center of Virginia. They will be released into the wild later in the summer. Dad is still flying free and hanging out at the Gardens. It is hoped he will find a new mate in the fall.

    Wildlife Center of Virginia

    The good folks at the Wildlife Center got a camera rigged up so everyone can continue watching the kids grow. They have really grown and are exercising their wings and will start “branching” soon.

    Eagel Cam