AZA News Releases

Category: Special Events

Country Musicians Hold First-Ever Virtual Benefit Concert to Help AZA-Accredited Zoos and Aquariums

 Viewers across North America tune in to the inaugural concert to raise needed funds. Silver Spring, Md. (April 1, 2021) – Last night, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) hosted a virtual benefit concert – “ALL TOGETHER FOR ANIMALS.” This all-star benefit concert featured streamed original performances from Brad Paisley, Old Dominion, Ashley McBryde, Riley Green, Jessie James Decker, Shy Carter, and Wynonna. The event was emceed by Cody Alan, host... Read More
at Thursday, April 1, 2021

“All Together For Animals” Virtual Benefit Concert to Stream March 31

The concert will support Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ members. Silver Spring, MD (March 22, 2021) – Today, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) announces an interactive virtual music benefit concert – “ALL TOGETHER FOR ANIMALS.” This all-star benefit concert will feature streamed original performances from Brad Paisley, Old Dominion, Ashley McBryde, Riley Green, Jessie James Decker, Shy Carter and Wynonna! The event emcee is Cody Alan, host of... Read More
at Monday, March 22, 2021

Animals Arrive on Capitol Hill

Silver Spring, MD  – The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) today hosts its Annual Capitol Hill Advocacy Day and Reception.  Leaders from the zoo and aquarium profession will educate Members of Congress about the importance of AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums to their communities. “AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums support tourism and local businesses,” said AZA President and CEO Jim Maddy.  “In addition to being leaders in conservation and... Read More
at Wednesday, May 9, 2012

'Standing Tall for Zoos and Aquariums' Award Honors Congressman Lipinski

Silver Spring, MD – Today, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums presented its first annual “Standing Tall for Zoos and Aquariums” Award to Representative Daniel Lipinski (IL-3). Presented at the Annual Association of Zoos and Aquariums Congressional Reception on May 11, 2011 on Capitol Hill, the award commemorates the outstanding work done by Congressman Lipinski as a long-standing Co-Chair of the Congressional Zoo and Aquarium Caucus. Congressman Lipinski’s... Read More
at Wednesday, May 11, 2011


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