Wild Care Leader Tapped as Grand Marshal for Eastham Windmill Weekend Parade

This year's theme is "Eastham Celebrates Animal Life"
Stephanie Ellis, Executive Director of Wild Care, Inc. in Eastham (WCCC photo)

From Wild Care Cape Cod:

Wild Care Inc, a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center in Eastham, has been honored by having their Executive Director, Stephanie Ellis, chosen as the 2018 Eastham Windmill Weekend Parade Grand Marshal, by the Eastham Windmill Weekend Committee.

The process began with the solicitation of nominees and the community at large.  The committee’s decision to honor Stephanie Ellis was due to, “...her community contributions especially in the areas of wildlife rehabilitation, and community education consistent with this year’s theme, “Eastham Celebrates Animal Life”. Wild Care will take part in Windmill Weekend festivities September 7th through September 9th, including the Windmill Weekend opening ceremony on September 7th at the Eastham Elk’s Lodge, a vendor booth on Windmill Green, September 8th & 9th, and a float in the parade on Sunday, September 9th from 1-2 pm. Check the schedule of events and details for the Eastham Windmill Weekend 2018, here: https://easthamwindmillweekend.org.

“What a tremendous honor to be selected as Grand Marshal for this year’s parade,” states Ellis. “I kindly accept this nomination on behalf of the wildlife of Cape Cod, my incredible staff and volunteers who work tirelessly to assist wild animals in need, and on behalf of this incredible community that shows compassion for all of our wild creatures. Thank you Eastham Windmill Committee for this incredible honor.”

About Wild Care - Wild Care’s mission is to treat injured, ill and orphaned native wildlife for release, to prevent wildlife casualties through public education and live counseling, and to engage the community in conservation through volunteerism.

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