Zoo supporter leaves record-setting bequest of more than $800k

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Riverbanks Zoo and Garden has received the single largest bequest in its 37-year history.

The Charitable Remainder Trust of Melinda Poole Grizzell recently bestowed an unrestricted gift of $863,000 to Riverbanks Society – the private, non-profit organization supporting the needs of the Zoo and Garden.