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Aquarium Seeks Nominations for Young Hero Award

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February 12, 2014

Aquarium Seeks Nominations for Young Hero Award

The Young Hero Award, presented to a young person in recognition of his or her service to the community and environmental efforts, will be awarded during the Aquarium’s International Children’s Day Festival on April 6.

Ocean Conservation Awards Gala Honors Explorers

Ocean Conservation Awards

June 28, 2013

Ocean Conservation Awards Gala Honors Explorers

On June 15 the Aquarium of the Pacific celebrated its fifteenth anniversary and ocean exploration during the annual Ocean Conservation Awards Gala.

Heritage Award Honoree Worked with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Accolades

May 13, 2013

Heritage Award Honoree Worked with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

A pioneer in the civil rights movement in the United States and proponent of nonviolent action, Rev. James M. Lawson Jr. was the Heritage Award honoree at the Aquarium of the Pacific’s 2013 African-American Festival.

Aquarium Honors Zina Bethune at Festival of Human Abilities

Accolades

May 9, 2013

Aquarium Honors Zina Bethune at Festival of Human Abilities

This year the Aquarium presented the Glenn McIntyre Heritage Award posthumously to Zina Bethune, founder and artistic director of Theatre Bethune.

Aquarium Honors Centenarian Community Leader

Accolades from Aquarium

February 29, 2012

Aquarium Honors Centenarian Community Leader

During its tenth annual African American Festival held in February the Aquarium presented the Heritage Award to Frank Godden.

Aquarium Presents Glenn McIntyre Heritage Award to Ruben Rios

Accolades from Aquarium

February 3, 2012

Aquarium Presents Glenn McIntyre Heritage Award to Ruben Rios

Ruben Rios, who is paralyzed from the neck down, learned to paint with a mouth stick and has become an accomplished artist. He has been involved with the Aquarium’s Festival of Human Abilities for five years.

Aquarium Honors U.S.-Japan Council with Heritage Award

Accolades from Aquarium

November 30, 2011

Aquarium Honors U.S.-Japan Council with Heritage Award

The Aquarium presented the Heritage Award to the U.S.-Japan Council for its important efforts in helping the victims of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

Marcus Lopez Receives Heritage Award During Moompetam Festival

Accolades from Aquarium

November 30, 2011

Marcus Lopez Receives Heritage Award During Moompetam Festival

The Aquarium honored Lopez for his efforts to preserve cultural traditions, advocate for Indigenous Peoples, and bring awareness to Native American issues.

Indonesian Consulate General Receives Aquarium’s Heritage Award

Accolades from Aquarium

October 28, 2011

Indonesian Consulate General Receives Aquarium’s Heritage Award

During the Aquarium’s Southeast Asia Day festival held in October 2011, the Aquarium presented the Heritage Award to the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia, Los Angeles.

Colin and Zelda King Honored During Aquarium’s Pacific Islander Festival

Accolades from Aquarium

October 4, 2011

Colin and Zelda King Honored During Aquarium’s Pacific Islander Festival

The Kings’ countless hours of volunteer work in the preservation of Fijian culture have made a major contribution to Pacific Islander communities locally and worldwide.

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