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9/11/2015 Member News
Clearwater Marine Aquarium Hosts Deaf Awareness Celebration

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Clearwater Marine Aquarium Hosts Deaf Awareness Celebration

  • Deaf Awareness activities offered on September 18 and 19.
  • Special reduced admission when purchased online in advance

 

Clearwater, FL (September 11, 2015) – In celebration of National Deaf Awareness Month Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA), a marine life rescue center, will feature activities for the hearing and deaf communities to enjoy together on September 18 and 19.

 

For two days, CMA presentations and demonstrations will be interpreted into American Sign Language (ASL) for aquarium guests.   In collaboration with the Deaf Literacy Center (DLC) and St. Petersburg College (SPC), volunteer interpreters will be joining CMA staff as they engage with guests throughout the day. 

 

To give everyone the opportunity to enjoy this special event, tickets have been reduced to $5 per person when purchased in advance online.  To buy tickets, guests must visit www.seewinter.com/tickets before September 18 and use promotional code DAD5.  This offer is only valid for admission on September 18 or 19 and cannot be combined with the SEAsonal Fun Pass promotion.

 

 

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Media Contact:        Becca Romzek, (727) 441-1790 ext. 289. bromzek@cmaquarium.org

 

 

About Clearwater Marine Aquarium:          

Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit working marine rescue center dedicated to inspiring the human spirit through leadership in education, research, rescue, rehabilitation and release. CMA is home to rescued dolphins, sea turtles, river otters, stingrays, nurse sharks and more. Winter the dolphin’s story of survival, after the injury that caused her to lose her tail, has impacted millions of people around the world. A major motion picture, Dolphin Tale, highlighted her life story in 2011. The sequel, Dolphin Tale 2, was released in September 2014 and features the incredible story of Hope, a young resident dolphin of CMA. The mission and potential to change people’s lives differentiates Clearwater Marine Aquarium from any other aquarium in the world.