Sponsors at Fort Fisher

The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher is grateful for the outstanding support of our Exhibit and Program Sponsors. Check this listing for the names of those whose significant contributions have made our many exhibits and programs possible.

Adventure Reef -  Time Warner Cable’s Connect-a-Million-Minds and Weston Foundation
Amphibians in the Classroom – Cherbec Advancement Foundation and Walmart Foundation
Black Water Swamp – The Cannon Foundation
Cape Fear Conservatory – Bill and Barbara Dobo, Bob and Dot Dobo dedicated in loving memory of USCG Commander Gabriel & Margaret Dobo
Cape Fear Ledge – Sea Witch Motel and Cafe
Cape Fear Shoals – Bill and Barbara Dobo, Bob and Dot Dobo
Fossil Dig – PotashCorp-Aurora
Freshwater Wonders Classroom – Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation
Gardens landscaping – Cape Fear Garden Club
Hardscaping – PaverScape Designs
Jelly Fish and Hawaiian Fish – George and Suzanne Taylor
Jumping Frog Art – In memory of Herb McKim, Architect of the N.C. Aquariums’ renovations
Memorial Garden – In memory of Gregory B. Mickey, Lawrence W. Beagle and Jim Caruso
Oceans Classroom – General Federation of Women’s Clubs of North Carolina
Operations Support – New Hanover County
Outreach Truck – George Taylor
Pacific Reef – Honoring James A Lanier III, Ph.D, Aquarium Director 1982-2003, sponsored by N.C. Aquarium Society Board Members
Seahorses – In memory of Silas and Hilda Mitchell
Sea Otter Sculpture – In Loving memory of Paul McLeod Allen
Shark Tooth Ledge – Progress Energy, Parent Company of Carolina Power & Light Company
Science Discovery Classroom – Tom Davis Fund
Thank You Ocean – Artists L. Scott Marshall, Logan Mock-Bunting, D.J. Struntz and Image Monster Large Format Printing and Design Studio
The Blockade Runner – Cooperative Bank for Savings
Science Discovery Classroom – Tom Davis Fund
Whale/Dolphin – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Additional generous donors:

Frank and Wendy Block
Coastal Beverage Company
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Realty
Cary Hawthorne
Carter and Janie Lambeth
Bill and Connie Parker
PPD, Inc.
Bill & Lyndia Wright