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A Celebration of Sustainability

May 11th: Join us for a Celebration of Sustainability at the annual Luminary Award. Featuring keynote speaker Robert Ballard, renowned ocean explorer and scientist. Dr. Ballard was launched to international fame for his discovery of the Titanic, and has also found the wrecks of the Bismarck, the USS Yorktown, the nuclear sub Thresher (on a top-secret mission for the Navy) and John F. Kennedy’s PT-109.

Count Me In


From the Council
Mr. Thomas Lips
Endowment Visionary