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A Home For Petal

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Petal the Elephant’s Return to Burlington to be Celebrated

by the Community with “Welcome Home Petal” Parade

Join the Burlington Community on September 14, 2019 to welcome Petal the Elephant home with a parade and other activities.  Petal, the
fiberglass-and-bronze elephant statue created by Philadelphia sculptor Zenos Frudakis, had been a family-favorite attraction at the Burlington Center Mall from 1982 until it closed. She will be celebrated as she returns to Burlington from the Laran Bronze Foundry in Chester PA, on September 14, 2019 (rain date September 21, 2019.)

Petal will make her way through town amidst festivities and fanfare. The parade will line up at 11 a.m. in front of City Hall and step off at 12 p.m., making its way down High Street, ending at the Anchor.

The party will continue until 3 p.m. and will include live music, food trucks, activities for kids, vendors, and more! 

The statue, which was primarily modeled from a real African elephant at the Philadelphic Zoo called “Petal,” measures an impressive 12 feet from tusk to tail, 11 feet high, 8 feet wide, and carries the representation of a life-size ten year old child on her back. This event is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Burlington, the City of Burlington, Burlington Township, the Burlington County Freeholders and by Arts Guild New Jersey.

About Arts Guild New Jersey:

Established in 1998, Arts Guild New Jersey is a non-profit center for the arts located in the Downtown Arts District of the City of Burlington, New Jersey. It is the mission of Arts Guild New Jersey to present a variety of arts programs (visual, performing, literary, culinary, media) for the benefit of New Jersey residents, along with arts education and arts service resources.Want to join me in making a difference? I'm raising money to benefit Arts Guild New Jersey Inc, and any donation will help make an impact. Thanks in advance for your contribution to this cause that means so much to me.

More information about Arts Guild New Jersey Inc: To promote the arts, artists and art lovers in New Jersey.

Fundraising team: Petal Pushers (2)

Derrick Owings
Raised $100 from 1 donation
Burlington, NJ
Arts Guild New Jersey Inc
Registered nonprofit
Donations are typically 100% tax deductible in the US.
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