He was one of the nation’s top business leaders, a civic giant in Syracuse and an avid supporter of Syracuse University. Julius “Jules” Pericola, who was beloved in the Orange community, serving on the Board of Trustees from 1981 to…
Rosamond Gifford Zoo Celebrates 100th Anniversary at April 3 Session of IRP
The April 3 session of the Institute for Retired People (IRP) will feature Ted Fox, director, Rosamond Gifford Zoo and Janet Agostini, president of Friends of the Zoo.
They will discuss the long history of the zoo at Burnet Park and the growth and improvements that have developed over the last 100 years –from the original four-acre facility to the present 43 acres, home to 700 animals.
IRP meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Syracuse, 5833 E. Seneca Turnpike, Jamesville. The meeting is open to anyone in the community who is retired or semi-retired.
IRP is a community program of University College of Syracuse University, dedicated to the principle of lifelong learning.