Hope Elephants Receives Large Donation 

A unique facility in Hope has something to be thankful for. Realtor Beth Smith presented a one-thousand dollar donation to Dr. Jim Laurita, the founder of the Hope Elephants. Hope Elephants takes care of aging and retired elephants. Right now, the center cares for Rosie and Opal, a pair of aging and injured former circus elephants.There, they receive physical therapy and nutritional support.The facility also welcomes students, providing education about elephants and conservation.For more information on the hope facility just visit hope