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Supporting Agriculture in the Local Community

The Tufts Ambulatory Service is one of Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine's most community-oriented facilities. From its home in Woodstock, Connecticut, the ambulatory clinic is a base for Cummings faculty to assist New England farmers with their livestock populations, while providing veterinary students with valuable first-hand experience in farm animal medicine.

The Ambulatory Service, in addition to serving as a teaching facility for the Cummings School's farm-animal medicine program, is a busy veterinary clinic and a continuing-education center, offering expertise that helps more than 200 farmers throughout New England boost the economic viability of their farms.

As part of Beyond Boundaries: The Campaign for Tufts, the Cummings School seeks to raise $2 million to fund the newly constructed 6,000-square-foot facility for the Ambulatory Service, completed in January, 2008. Your support for this project will ensure a skilled workforce of veterinarians in farm-animal medicine, will boost local production of quality food and dairy products, and will help preserve the New England tradition of the family farm.

To learn more about supporting the Tufts Ambulatory Service, please contact: Shelley Rodman, Director of the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at the Cummings School at shelley.rodman@tufts.edu or 508-839-7907, or Eric Johnson, Executive Director of Development, at eric.johnson@tufts.edu or 617-627-5484.

Naming Opportunities

Name the Ambulatory Clinic Building $1 million
Client Reception Lounge - named
Vestibule $15,000
Pharmacy $125,000
Conference and Student Meeting - named
Kitchen Alcove $25,000
Patio $30,000
Director's Office - named
Faculty Office (4) $50,000
Practice Manager Office $50,000
Laboratory $50,000
Locker Room $50,000
Medical Equipment Room $15,000
Large Animal Out-Patient Clinic $250,000
Out-Patient Examination Paddock $35,000