June 27, 2014

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Epic Zoo Day!

What’s better than spending a day at the zoo? Why, spending a day at the zoo with members of our Epic family, of course!

On June 13, our Addison, Dallas and Mesquite offices teamed up to host the 5th Annual Epic Zoo Day for our brave patients and their families!

The event was held at the Dallas Zoo and was attended by over 150 children and their families.

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Families enjoyed exploring the zoo and admiring the animals. Among the most popular attractions were the lions and cheetah exhibit, reptile and insect buildings, giraffes and an interactive bird show where families were able to enter a birdcage and feed the birds nectar.

“For many of us, this was our first time interacting with our patients and their families outside of the office or their home,” said Jonathan Appleton, client service coordinator in our Mesquite office. “Having the opportunity to see the kids and their siblings having so much fun was awesome. It was an amazing day!”

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“The event was a blast and the kids had a lot of fun,” said Vanelly Mora, client services coordinator in our Dallas office. “It was a great experience, and I look forward to being a part of Epic Zoo Day next year.”

Thank you to all of our families who attended and to our team members who helped to make this year’s event a huge success! We’ll see you next year!

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