VALLEY STREAM, NY - Central Veterinary Associates has announced that it will receive the Alley Pond Environmental Center's (APEC) 2011 Friend of the Environment Award. Representatives from Central Veterinary Associates will accept the award at APEC's Earth Day reception on April 21 from 6-7:30 p.m.
The Friend of the Environment Award is given to those organizations which support APEC and its environmental causes and make a positive impression on the community it serves. Central Veterinary Associates has provided for the care of APEC's animals for the past 15 years free of charge. Last year, Central Veterinary Associates performed a low-cost microchip clinic at APEC's "Pets & Pals Party" and was part of a judging panel at the "A Salute to NYC Biodiversity" photography contest during the Saving Urban Biodiversity Conference.
"We are pleased to receive this award," said Dr. Steven Fox, DVM, President/Chief Executive Officer, Central Veterinary Associates. "We are very proud to be associated with Alley Pond Environmental Center and the work they do in raising environmental awareness. It is a great honor to be recognized by this wonderful organization."
The Alley Pond Environmental Center is located at 228-06 Northern Boulevard in Douglaston, Queens. Tickets are $25.
For more information about Central Veterinary Associates, call 1 (888) 4CVA-PET (428-2738) or visit www.centralvets.com.
About Central Veterinary Associates
Central Veterinary Associates is a 24-hour, full-service hospital that provides optimal small animal medicine, including exotic medicine. The main hospital is located in Valley Stream, which provides 24-hour care at its state-of-the-art facility. Central Veterinary Associates also has other convenient locations in Great Neck, Bayside, Forest Hills, Far Rockaway and Belle Harbor. The hospital features intensive care units and intravenous infusion pumps and offers state-of-the-art radiology, endoscopy, ultrasonography, otoscopy and dentistry services. Central Veterinary Associates has over 100 staff members, including 14 veterinarians, as well as a board-certified radiologist, surgeon and internist available for consultation. For more information, call 1 (888) 4CVA-PET (428-2738) or visit www.centralvets.com.