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Posted on: September 14, 2017

[ARCHIVED] GILLS CLUB IS BACK

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CALVERT MARINE MUSEUM

P.O. Box 97 - 14200 Solomons Island Road

Solomons, MD 20688

Traci Cimini - 410-326-2042 x62

Traci.Cimini@calvertcountymd.gov

September 14, 2017

For Immediate Release - Also include in community calendars

 

GILLS CLUB IS BACK!

The Calvert Marine Museum is proud to announce that the Gills Club is back. It is a STEM-focused program from the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy (AWSC) designed for girls ages 7 – 12 that are interested in learning more about sharks. Meetings will be held on the third Thursday of each month (with the exception of October 26), beginning September 21 from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. in the Harms Gallery. Preregistration is required. Click www.bit.ly//GillsClubRegistration.

AWSC is raising awareness about white sharks as a keystone species of the ocean ecosystem. It was established to support white shark research and education programs to ensure that this important species thrives.

Meetings will be held on September 21, October 26, November 16, December 21 and will continue through 2018. For more information, email Mindy Quinn at Mindy.Quinn@calvertcountymd.gov.

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The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $9.00 for adults, $7.00 for seniors, military with valid I.D. and AAA members, and $4.00 for children ages 5 - 12; children under 5 and museum members are always admitted free. For more information about the museum, upcoming events, or membership, visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com or call 410-326-2042. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, Google+, Instagram and Pinterest.

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