Donation to Sea Turtle Hospital

posted: November 18, 2021, 12:33 PM

We recently donated $5000 to the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center (KBSTRRC). Sick or injured sea turtles found on our beach are taken to this turtle hospital in Surf City, NC for care and rehabilitation.

The donation will be used to partially fund a new x-ray machine. X-rays are important tools for sea turtle rehabilitation, they help diagnose, treat, and monitor everything from broken bones to pneumonia to osteolysis to hook ingestion in sea turtles. In celebration of the founder, Jean Beasley, the KBSTRRC has established the “X-Ray Fund for Jean’s Turtles” purchase a new machine. The goal is to raise $40,000. Donations can be made through their website

Photo from left to right
MaryK McGinley, Treasurer HBTP
Pat Cusack, HBTP Program Coordinator
Judy Ferrier, Board of Directors KBSTRRC Secretary
Karen Soda, Chair KBSTRRC Board of Directors
Kathy Zagzebski, Executive Director of KBSTRRC
John Cifelli, President of HBTP Board of directors
Terry Meyer, Board Treasurer and Director of Beach Operations, KBSTRRC

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