Proof of employment like an ID or badge is required.
Executive Director Dave Siddon said they just want to help.
“Well we have sympathy for the federal employees,” said Siddon,”we work a lot with U.S. Fish and Wildlife and U.S. Department of Agriculture and they’re wonderful people, and we wanted to do something to help support them in a time where they’re not getting paychecks.”
Wildlife Images will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this weekend.
The free admission for furloughed families will continue until the shutdown is over.
Nicole Costantino is a reporter and weather forecaster for NBC5 News. She comes to us from Phoenix, Arizona where she graduated from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She also received a minor in Meteorology.
Before coming to NBC5 News Nicole was an anchor, weathercaster and reporter at KAET in Phoenix, AZ. In college, she interned for CBS News in New York and theNBC4 Investigative Team in Los Angeles.
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