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Support the Wildlife Education Center: Enjoy “Rations for Raptors” on April 7

Campus and community are invited to enjoy ‘Rations for Raptors,” an evening for food, fun, and family-oriented activities at Georgia Southern University’s Center for Wildlife Education, on Monday, April 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Lamar Q Ball, Jr. Raptor Center and the Wildlife Education Center.

‘Admission to the event is free,” said the Center’s Education Coordinator Krista Weatherford, ‘but a Tex-Mex buffet dinner prepared by the University’s Hotel and Restaurant Program will be available at a cost of $10 for adults and $5 for children. We encourage everyone to come for dinner and to enjoy the festive atmosphere and activities.”

In addition to a campfire and mariachi music to create a festive atmosphere, the evening will include piata stations for children beginning at 6 p.m. Many of the birds from the Rapter Center will be on display along the walkway, and members of the staff will hand-walk raptors and reptiles for visitors’ enjoyment.

The Tex-Mex buffet will be available on a dine-in or take-out basis. The menu includes:

  • Appetizers: Tex-Mex Meatballs, Potato Skins, and a Taco-Nacho Bar
  • Entrees: Stuffed Pork, Lemon-herb Chicken, Texas-style Chili, and Cheese Enchiladas
  • Side Dishes: Hot five-bean dish, Southwestern Rice and Cheese, Macaroni and Cheese, Dill Pepper Coleslaw, Stuffed Zucchini
  • Dessert: Empanadas

For more information about ‘Rations for Raptors,” call the Center for Wildlife Education at 912-681-0831.

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