First Annual Brevard Zoo ‘Clue at the Zoo’ Set For May 8

By  //  April 12, 2015

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Guest detectives put CSI skills to the test

Tickets are now available to the public for the first annual “Clue at the Zoo”, a Safari Mystery fundraising event for Crosswinds Youth Services, in collaboration with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and the support of Central Florida Crimeline. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com)

Tickets are now available to the public for the first annual “Clue at the Zoo”, a Safari Mystery fundraising event for Crosswinds Youth Services, in collaboration with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and the support of Central Florida Crimeline. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com)

Proceeds To Benefit Crosswinds Youth Services

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA — Tickets are now available to the public for the first annual “Clue at the Zoo,” a Safari Mystery fundraising event for Crosswinds Youth Services, in collaboration with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and the support of Central Florida Crimeline.

brevardzooThe event takes place on May 8, at the Brevard Zoo, located at 8225 N. Wickham Road in Melbourne.

Guest detectives will be invited to put their CSI skills to the test and try to identify the mystery villain.

Various crime scenes and clues will be present throughout the Zoo.

Guests will be given time to examine each scene, question each other and come to a conclusion of “who done it.”

One lucky guest detective’s ticket will be drawn for a Grand Prize.

Proceeds of the event will benefit Crosswinds Youth Services, a nonprofit organization located in Cocoa which provides emergency shelter for children ages 10-17, as well as counseling, case management, transitional living, and other services for youth in crisis and their families.

CROSSWINDS-180Crosswinds’ mission – Crosswinds Youth Services creates opportunities for young people to succeed – embodies the organization’s primary goal of helping young people reach their full potential regardless of any barriers or challenges they have faced.

A limited number of tickets are available for $50.00 per person.

On May 8, at the Brevard Zoo, Nyami Nyami Pavilion, registration begins at 5:30 p.m. and complimentary appetizers at 6 p.m.

A cash bar will be available. Guest detectives are advised to wear comfortable shoes for walking as they search the Zoo for clues.

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The Platinum Sponsor for “Clue at the Zoo” is Southeast Petro Distributors (the Shah family).

Gold Sponsors are the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Maverick Multimedia Inc. and BB&T.

Silver Sponsors are Gordon & Cornell Attorneys at Law, Canaveral Port Authority, Rockledge Police Department, Palm Bay Police Department, West Melbourne Police Department, Cocoa Beach Police Department, Attorney Mitchell Goldman, and Dr. Robert and Bunny Lehton. Friends of Crosswinds Sponsors are Jack And Yvette Parker, Indian Harbour Beach Police Department, and Greg Crews.

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Event food and beverage sponsors include Pepsi, Pollo Tropical, Fishlips Waterfront Bar & Grill, DoubleTree by Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront, Wassi’s Meat Market, Beef O’Brady’s Viera, and more.

To obtain tickets or for further information about “Clue at the Zoo,” call Misty Campbell at 321-452-0800, ext. 205, or email mistycampbell@crosswindsyouthservices.org

For more information about the programs and services offered by Crosswinds visit the website at CrosswindsYouthServices.org, or call 321-452-0800. 

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The Platinum Sponsor for “Clue at the Zoo” is Southeast Petro Distributors (the Shah family). Gold Sponsors are the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Maverick Multimedia Inc., and BB&T. Silver Sponsors are Gordon & Cornell Attorneys at Law, Canaveral Port Authority, Rockledge Police Department, Palm Bay Police Department, West Melbourne Police Department, Cocoa Beach Police Department, Attorney Mitchell Goldman, and Dr. Robert and Bunny Lehton. Friends of Crosswinds Sponsors are Jack And Yvette Parker, Indian Harbour Beach Police Department, and Greg Crews. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com)


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