Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Invites Community to Murder at the Menagerie on November 14th


WEST PALM BEACH, FL – The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), the largest nonprofit organization working to find a cure for digestive diseases, along with providing invaluable information and, is ready for an evening of “mystery, mayhem and murder” during Murder at the Menagerie on November 14, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm at the Palm Beach Zoo. CCFA board member and longtime supporter, Wendy Greenhut, is serving as fundraising Chairwoman for the event. Attendees will enjoy cocktails and delicious food at the zoo’s Tropics Café while visiting the over 700 animals from Florida, North, South and Central America, Australia, and Madagascar. Along the way, guests will take part in an exotic adventure of a whodunit mystery, ending with prizes for those who guess the culprit. “We are excited to host this new, unique event that will help to raise awareness and funds for the Crohn’s& Colitis Foundation,” said Greenhut. “Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and other digestive diseases are on the rise in individuals across the Country. Today one in every 200 individuals – many being children, teens, and young adults – has been diagnosed with a digestive disease. Funds raised will serve as an integral part in supporting research, educational programs, even treatment for some. We encourage the community to learn more about our organization through this event and learn ways they can make an impact.“ A highlight of the event is the Ultimate Drawing featuring two incredible prizes – an African Safari in Tanzania Africa to watch the Great Migration and an all expense paid weekend in San Diego (hotel provided by Kimpton Hotels and airfare by Southwest). Tickets are $100. Cost is $135. To purchase tickets, please visit Sponsors of the event include Kimpton Hotel, Southwest, & Beyond, Digestive Care. To learn more about the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, the programs and services they provide to those living with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, or upcoming events, please visit www.ccfa. org/chapters/florida or contact Jennifer Wieczorek by email at or by calling 561-218-2929 (#1, Ext. 2).