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Clearwater Marine Aquarium to host “Remember Me” arts showcase Thursday evening
Date:  3/23/2016
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Clearwater Marine Aquarium to host “Remember Me” arts showcase Thursday evening

Dolphin Tale actors to help celebrate artistic achievement of local foster children

 

Clearwater, FL (March 23, 2016) – Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) will host the second annual “Remember Me” arts showcase at Winter’s Dolphin Tale Adventure in downtown Clearwater on Thursday, March 24, beginning at 6:00pm.

 

Created by local organizations Suncoast Voices for Children and Ready for Life, the event will feature the photography, visual arts, literature, and solo performances of local foster care youth.  This year’s theme, “My Heart is…”, gives foster children the opportunity to share their journeys in a creative and meaningful way. 

 

Prizes will be given to each participant and special awards for each category and age group will be revealed during the evening’s festivities.  Dolphin Tale actors Cozi Zuehlsdorff (“Hazel”), Nathan Gamble (“Sawyer”), and Austin Highsmith (“Phoebe”) will join in the celebration as well, congratulating the young artists on their achievements.

 

Nathan, Cozi, and Austin will also be making guest appearances at Winter’s Dolphin Tale Adventure from March 21st to March 25th.  For details and guest programs, visit www.seewinter.com/meet-stars.  Appearances are included in the purchase of a regular admission ticket to CMA.

 

Additional event details available here: http://suncoastchildren.org/rememberme.html

 

Media are invited to attend and cover the event.  Artists will be arriving at 6:00pm.

 

Location:              Winter’s Dolphin Tale Adventure

                                300 Cleveland Street, Clearwater, FL  33756

 

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Media Contact:        Becca Romzek, Clearwater Marine Aquarium, bromzek@cmaquarium.org, 727-534-8749

                                                                                                                                   

About Suncoast Voices for Children                                                                      
Suncoast Voices for Children is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Largo, Florida whose mission is to provide for the physical, psychological, educational and social needs of abused, abandoned and neglected children in Pinellas and Pasco Counties when there is no other resource.

 

About Ready for Life              
Ready for life is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization headquartered in Pinellas Park, Florida, whose  mission is to engage foster care youth, private citizens and public resources to assist Pinellas County foster youth achieve a successful transition to adulthood.

 

About Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA): 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 an 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 every other aquarium in the world.

 

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