NCVMA Presents $5,000 High Five Grant to Conservators Center

North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association Supports Preservation Center in Burlington.

Burlington, NC, February 20, 2015 --( The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA) has announced that it has awarded one of its five High Five grants to the Conservators Center, located in Burlington, North Carolina. The nonprofit organization is dedicated to preserving threatened species through rescuing wildlife in need, responsible captive propagation, and providing educational programs and support worldwide. The three parts of their mission – education, conservation and rescue – support each other and help secure the center’s reputation as leading facility for the care of threatened species.

The High Five Grant Program was established to assist qualified organizations that promote community service as well as compassion and health for the people and animals of North Carolina. NCVMA will award $5,000 to the Conservators Center in 2015, and the organization will have the opportunity to reapply for the grant in 2016.

“We are pleased to support the Conservators Center through our High Five Grant Program,” said Claire Holley, executive director of the NCVMA. “The Conservators Center is a fantastic organization that is making great strides in preserving threatened species through rescuing wildlife in need, responsible captive propagation and educational programs.”

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Amanda Romano